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High-efficiency central air conditioner

Why upgrade?

  • Use up to 20% less electricity† with a new ENERGY STAR® central air conditioner
  • Newer models are more reliable and less prone to breakdowns
  • Quieter and more eco-friendly
  • If your existing air conditioner is 10+ years old, or not keeping you comfortable, it may be time for a replacement

How do I qualify?

  • Must be ENERGY STAR® certified, SEER 18/13 EER rating or higher
  • Must have an eligible indoor coil

Adaptive thermostat – for electrically heated homes

Why upgrade?

  • Reduce energy costs up to 15%
  • Control heating remotely from smartphones or tablets
  • Increase home comfort and convenience
  • $50* rebate

How do I qualify?

  • Must be a qualifying model on the IESO’s Eligible Thermostat List, installed in a home or small business with ducted electric heating

How does the program work?

  1. Work with a participating contractor to purchase and install your new equipment before December 31, 2017
  2. Your contractor must submit your online rebate form by February 1, 2018
  3. Send in your proof of purchase by February 28, 2018 to: hvacpayments@summerhill.com or Save on Energy Incentives 30 Commercial Road Toronto, ON M4G 1Z4
  4. You’ll receive your rebate cheque in approximately 4 to 8 weeks

High-efficiency furnace

Why upgrade?

  • Reduce home heating costs by up to 25% per year
  • Improve home comfort and air quality
  • Quieter and more reliable
  • Lower your home’s carbon footprint

How do I qualify?

  • Oil, electric, natural gas and propane furnaces are eligible
  • New furnace must be equipped with a variable-speed ECM

What rebate will I get?

  • $250* rebate – only until December 31, 2017

Air-Source Heat Pump (ASHP) – for electrically heated homes

Why upgrade?

  • Save up to 50% on heating costs† when you install an ASHP
  • Most eco-friendly space heating on the market
  • Versatile installation options
  • ASHPs also provide energy efficient cooling in summer months

How do I qualify?

  • Must be a home or small business with electricity as primary heating source (70% of total heating load)
  • Must be ENERGY STAR® certified or CEE Tier-1 level system, minimum SEER 15/HSPF 8.5/EER 12.5 rating
  • Other qualifications may apply

What rebate will I get?

  • Other qualifications may apply
  • Ductless ASHP – $1,000*
  • Ductless Multiport ASHP – Up to $3,000*
  • Ducted ASHP – $1,250*
  • Cold Climate Ductless ASHP – $1,500*
  • Cold Climate Ductless Multiport ASHP – Up to $4,000*
  • Cold Climate Ducted ASHP – $4,000*

ECM circulator pump

Why upgrade?

  • Significantly increase heating efficiency and energy savings
  • Easy installation
  • 99% of hydronic pumps in radiant heating and cooling systems are inefficient

How do I qualify?

  • Must be installed on an existing hydronic heating system (not on a domestic water heater)
  • Must be equipped with a variable-speed ECM

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