Product Updates for Eligible HVAC Measures included in the Save on Energy Heating and Cooling Program Coming July 2017

The IESO will be removing the CAC incentives for the SEER 14.5 & 15 (EER 12 & 12.5) from the program as of June 30, 2017 and will be introducing incentives for the following products starting July 1, 2017:

Eligible HVAC MeasureDetails/DescriptionIncentive Amount
High efficiency furnace equipped with variable speed ECM-Must replace an existing furnace$250.00
Circulator Pump Equipped with a variable
speed ECM
- Must be installed on a hydronic heating
system and not on a DHW heater
$30.00
Energy Star certified CAC system 18+ SEER- Must be 18 SEER or higher and 13 EER or higher$600.00
Ductless ASHP- Must be 15 SEER or higher,
12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher
- For electrically heated homes only
$1000.00
Ductless Multiport ASHP- Must be 15 SEER or higher,
12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher
- For electrically heated homes only
$1250.00 for one exterior unit and the first two interior units, plus $250.00 for each additional interior unit attached to the same exterior unit up to a max. participant incentive of $3000.00
Ducted ASHP- Must be 15 SEER or higher,
12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher
- For electrically heated homes only
$1250.00
Cold Climate Ductless ASHP- Must be 15 SEER or higher,
12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher
- Must meet NEEPs Cold Climate Air Source
Heat Pump Specification (NEEP, 2017 or more recent) and;- Have a COP at -15C(5F)
greater than 2.0 at a max capacity operation and;
- Maintain a max capacity at - 15C (5F)
that is greater than or equal to 55% of
maximum capacity at 8.3C (47F)
- For electrically heated homes only
$1500.00
Cold Climate Ductless Multiport ASHP - Must be 15 SEER or higher,
12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher
- Must meet NEEPs Cold Climate
Air Source Heat Pump Specification (NEEP, 2017 or more recent) and; - Have a COP at -15C(5F)
greater than 2.0 at a max capacity operation and;
- Maintain a max capacity at - 15C (5F)
that is greater than or equal to 55% of
maximum capacity at 8.3C (47F)
- For electrically heated homes only
$1900.00 for one exterior unit and the first two interior units, plus $400.00 for each additional interior unit attached to the same exterior unit, up to a maximum participant incentive of $4000.00
Cold Climate Ducted ASHP - Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or
higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher
- Must meet NEEPs Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Specification (NEEP, 2017 or more recent)
- For electrically heated homes only
$4000.00
Adaptive Thermostat -Must have heat pump lockout temperature control, which will be listed on eligible thermostat list approved by IESO (TBD)
- For electrically heated homes only
$50.00