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Cooling Efficiency

Save energy and reduce costs with cooling efficiency.

Taking steps to upgrade or improve the efficiency of your cooling equipment can help your business gain year-over-year energy and cost savings. Whether you want to upgrade your entire cooling system or just specific components, our cooling rebates can help lower your up-front costs and speed up the payback period of your energy-saving project.

To get started

Select a rebate option that matches your energy-saving project and follow the steps.

Earn fixed rebates for purchasing qualifying energy-efficient equipment, including:

Cooling equipment upgrades that do not qualify for a prescriptive rebate may still qualify for a custom rebate. Apply for custom rebates online here. We require pre-approval, and eligible projects can earn up to $400/kW saved.

Keeping Cool
Learn how one hotel manager replaced an aging HVAC system with a new energy-efficient system. He cut cooling costs while keeping customers comfortable -- and used Xcel Energy rebates to help him sell the idea of slightly more expensive high efficiency system to upper management.

Additional Resources

Department of Energy - Heating and Cooling for Business (external link)

Energy Saving Tips for your business

Tell us about your energy-efficiency ideas.

Have a project you'd like to work on to improve efficiency and save money? Have ideas for ways to save? We'd like to hear about them. Contact Us.

Get Started

For prescriptive rebates:

  1. Purchase and install new qualifying cooling equipment. You have 12 months from the equipment invoice date to apply for a Cooling Efficiency rebate.

  2. After the equipment has been installed, please submit in one of the following ways:

    - Cooling Equipment Rebate Application online
    - Download the 2017/2018 Cooling Equipment Rebate Application (PDF) (dated on or after March 1, 2018)

  3. Questions? Contact the Business Solutions Center at 1-855-839-8862.

Further Information & Materials

Information Sheet: Direct Evaporative Pre Cooling (PDF)

Information Sheet: Cooling Efficiency (PDF)

Business Program Summary (PDF)

The Oxford Hotel - Video Case Study (external link)

Energy Saving Tip

A programmable thermostat can help you save big on energy costs, adjusting the temperature when you're at work, at play, or asleep.

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