Energy Efficient Heat Pumps


Heat Pump Rebates

Pump Up the Savings

Most of your electric bill comes from heating and cooling. If your heat pump is older than 10 years, you may want to consider replacing it with a more energy efficient heat pump. There are several energy efficient options available that could save you energy and money.

Heat Pump Measures Dwelling Type Rebate Amount

Variable Speed Mini/Multi-Split Heat Pump

≥ 16 SEER, 8.5 HSPF

Single and Multi-Family

$40 per ½ ton

Variable Speed Mini/Multi-Split Heat Pump

≥ 18 SEER, 9.5 HSPF

Single and Multi-Family

$80 per ½ ton

Single Phase Heat Pump  

 ≥15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF (Split System)

≥15 SEER, 8.2 HSPF (Packaged System)

Single and Multi-Family

$200 per installed system

Single Phase Heat Pump

≥17 SEER, 9.0 HSPF (Single Family Only)

≥17 SEER, 9.0 HSPF (Single Family Only)

Single Family

Multi-Family

$400 per installed system

$250 per installed system

Geothermal Heat Pump

ENERGY STAR® certified Geothermal system

Single and Multi-Family

$600 per installed system

Hybrid Heat Pump

≥15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF

Single and Multi-Family

$500 per installed system

Hybrid Heat Pump

≥17 SEER, 9.0 HSPF or ENERGY STAR® certified Geothermal system

Single and Multi-Family

$700 per installed system

Get Started!

A Santee Cooper Trade Ally will help you choose the best unit for your home. A Trade Ally is a contractor who meets Santee Cooper’s standards and requirements and has training in Santee Cooper's programs.

Select a Trade Ally

It is a good idea to get at least 3 bids for the qualified equipment you are installing.

Your Trade Ally will help you choose and install your new energy efficient heat pump.

Work with your Trade Ally to complete all paperwork once the unit is installed.

  Rebate Application

Check your mail! Your rebate will arrive within 6-8 weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions

SEER stands for the seasonal energy efficiency ratio for heat pumps.  The higher the SEER, the more energy efficient a unit is. 

A Santee Cooper Trade Ally is an approved contractor who meets Santee Cooper’s standards and requirements to be part of our Trade Ally List. The Trade Allies have the most up-to-date information concerning program information.

In order to receive a rebate, you must have a Trade Ally install your heat pump. Visit our list of Trade Allies to find the right installer for your needs.

Santee Cooper offers low-interest loans to qualified applicants for heat pump replacements. Visit our loan page for more information.

You can find out more about our Smart Energy Existing Homes Programs through the Program Manual.