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Rebate Guidelines & Requirements

What you need to know about our rebate programs.

Guidelines

Qualifications

To Apply

TID (Attn: Consumer Programs)
P.O. Box 949
Turlock, CA 95381

Please Note

  • Programs are subject to change or termination without prior notice. Please visit the rebates page of this site by clicking here for details on current programs. You may also call (209) 883-8432 to verify your efficiency measure qualifies for a rebate BEFORE purchase or installation.
  • Keep a copy of all documents submitted; documents will not be returned.
  • Please allow four to six weeks for your application to be processed.
  • Discrepancies can invalidate the rebate application.
  • TID is not responsible for any items delayed or lost in the mail.
  • TID disclaims any and all liability for loss or damage which may arise as a result of the applicant’s participation in this program and makes no expressed or implied representation or warranty that the installation of the product will result in a reduction of the applicant’s electric utility bill.

Residential Rebate Requirements

Click here to download a PDF of the Residential Rebate Guidelines and Requirements

CLOTHES WASHER: $35 REBATE

Receive a $35 rebate when you purchase a new clothes washer.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.
  • Residence must have an electric dryer.

SOLAR ATTIC FAN: $100 REBATE

Receive a $100 rebate when you purchase and install a new solar attic fan.

  • New construction is not eligible.
  • Fan must have a minimum capacity of 800 CFM.
  • Unit must have a thermal switch.
  • Installation on north-facing roofs do not qualify.
  • Fan must be installed, operating and used to ventilate the attic.
  • Rebate cannot exceed the purchase price of the product. Purchase price does not include sales tax, installation, delivery or associated costs.

WHOLE HOUSE FAN: $75 REBATE

Receive a $75 rebate when you purchase and install a new whole house fan.

  • Residence must have air conditioning.

SUN SCREEN: $1/SQ. FT. REBATE

Receive a rebate of $1 per square foot when you cover your windows with heavy duty vinyl coating sun screens.

  • North-facing windows are excluded.
  • Screen must be rated to block at least 80% of the sun’s heat.
  • Area must be air conditioned.

HEAT PUMP WATER HEATER: $350 REBATE

Receive a $350 rebate when you purchase and install a new qualifying heat pump water heater.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.
  • Unit must replace electric storage water heater.
  • EF factor of 2.0 or greater.
  • First hour rating of 50 gallons or greater.
  • One rebate per qualified unit per household within 15 year period.
  • Must be installed outside the air-conditioned living space, such as attic, garage, crawlspace or unheated/unfinished basement.

DUCTLESS MINI SPLIT A/C: $330/TON REBATE

Receive a $330/ton rebate when you purchase and install a new ductless mini split.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.
  • Maximum 5 ton.
  • Limit 4 rebates per household during useful life. (18 years).

RADIANT BARRIER: $0.10/SQ. FT. REBATE

Receive a rebate of $0.10 per square foot of first floor space when you install radiant barriers in your home’s attic.

  • Residence must have a central air conditioning system. Portable A/C units and evaporative (swamp) coolers do not qualify.
  • Radiant barrier material must have a radiant heat rejection rating of 95 percent or greater and must meet ENERGY STAR® emissivity requirements.
  • Spray coatings are not eligible.
  • Rebate applies to square footage of centrally air conditioned space of the first floor only.
  • Barrier material can be installed by a contractor or self-installed by the homeowner.
  • You can receive only one rebate from TID during the product’s useful life period, which is defined as 25 years for radiant barrier laminating sheeting. Reapplication for rebates will not be accepted during this period.

Residential Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate

Receive a $300 rebate when you purchase and install a qualifying Level 2 Charger.

  • TID’s Electric Vehicle Program is intended to encourage the purchase and use of Qualifying Electric Vehicles within the boundaries of the TID.
  • The terms and conditions of the Program may be modified without prior notice at the sole discretion of TID.
  • Completed applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis and are processed in the order received until funds are exhausted or the Program is terminated. The acceptance of an application by TID is not a guarantee of rebate funds.
  • The applicant must be an active customer of record (Customer) of the TID, and must remain so throughout the entire rebate process.
  • The rebate is limited to the cost of the charging equipment (not including installation or labor).
  • The Qualified Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (Charger) must:
    • Be New (not refurbished) and Level 2 Charger ;
    • Be certified by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL Listed);
    • Be mounted and installed at the address in the application;
    • Be purchased on or after July 1, 2018 and before December 31, 2020.
  • The Qualifying Electric Vehicle (Qualifying EV) must:
    • Be registered with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at the address of the Customer within the TID electric service territory;
    • Be listed on the CVRP Eligible Vehicles website (https://cleanvehiclerebate.org/eng/eligible-vehicles(opens external link in new window)) under the categories ‘Zero-Emission Vehicles: Battery Electric’ or ‘Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles’ as of the date of purchase or lease;
    • Have a factory installed SAE J1772 EVSE plug;
    • Not be a motorcycle or scooter.
  • The Customer need not be the DMV registered owner of the Qualifying EV however, the registered owner must permanently reside at the address of the TID Customer.
  • Rebates cannot be assigned or transferred.
  • Completed applications must be received by the TID no later than six (6) months from the purchase date of the Charger in order to be eligible for the Program. Applications that are not complete, without a signature, or without all required documents will neither be processed nor entitle the applicant to be included in the first-come, first-served funding order of the rebate.
  • A maximum of two (2) Program rebates are allowed per household.
  • Customer must make the Charger available for inspection by a TID employee upon request.
  • Rebate eligibility is determined at the time of application, based on the information received.
  • TID is not responsible for any items delayed or lost in the mail.
  • TID disclaims any and all liability for loss or damage which may arise as a result of the Customer’s participation in this rebate program.

DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE: UP TO $20/ TREE REBATE

Receive a rebate of up to $20 per tree when you plant shade trees on your residential property.

  • Limit three (3) rebates per calendar year
  • See separate shade tree brochure for more information.

ROOM A/C: $50 REBATE

Receive a $50 rebate when you purchase a new room A/C.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.

REFRIGERATOR: $35 REBATE

Receive a $35 rebate when you purchase a new refrigerator.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.
  • New unit must replace an existing refrigerator.
  • New unit must be ≥ 14.0 cu. ft.

POOL PUMP: $200 REBATE

Receive a $200 rebate when you purchase and install a new pool pump.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.
  • New unit cannot exceed 3 horsepower.
  • Must be installed on a new or existing in ground pool
    for primary filtration.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household during useful life (10
    years).
  • New unit must be a variable speed pool pump.

CENTRAL A/C: UP TO $500/UNIT REBATE

Receive a rebate when you purchase and install a new central air conditioning unit.

Central Air Conditioner: $250/unit Rebate

Efficiency Requirements
Split systems Packaged Systems
15 SEER 15 SEER
12.5  EER 12 EER

High Efficiency Central A/C: $500/unit Rebate

Efficiency Requirements
Split systems Packaged Systems
16 SEER 16 SEER
13 EER 12 EER

Central Heat Pump: $350/unit Rebate

Efficiency Requirements
Split systems Packaged Systems
15 SEER 15 SEER
8.5 HSPF 8.2 HSPF
  • Rebate for replacing existing home A/C or adding a new unit.
  • Cooling capacity <65,000 BTUs (5.4 ton).
  • Limit two rebates per household during the useful life (18 years).
  • Split system requires matching evaporative coil.
  • Split system using water/evaporative-cooled condensers may be eligible provided the air conditioning system has a current (not archived) ARI reference number and efficiency rating. TID will determine qualification for rebate.
  • Rooftop installs must be code compliant for inspection access.

Electric Vehicle Rebate

Receive a $300 rebate when you purchase a qualifying new or used zero-emission battery electric vehicle.

  • TID’s Electric Vehicle Program is intended to encourage the purchase and use of Qualifying Electric Vehicles within the boundaries of the TID.
  • The terms and conditions of the Program may be modified without prior notice at the sole discretion of TID.
  • Completed applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis and are processed in the order received until funds are exhausted or the Program is terminated. The acceptance of an application by TID is not a guarantee of rebate funds.
  • The applicant must be an active customer of record (Customer) of the TID, and must remain so throughout the entire rebate process.
  • The Qualifying Electric Vehicle (Qualifying EV) must:
    • Be purchased at a retail automobile sales company. Private party sales, transfers between parties, gifts, prizes, or any other method of owning a vehicle other than purchase from a retail automobile sales company do not qualify for the Program;
    • Be purchased or leased on or after July 1, 2018 and before December 31, 2020;
    • Be registered with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at the address of the Customer within the TID electric service territory;
    • Be able to charge via plugging into an electrical outlet;
    • Be listed on the CVRP Eligible Vehicles website under the category ‘Zero-Emission Vehicles: Battery Electric’ as of the date of purchase or lease;
    • Not be a hybrid, motorcycle or scooter;
  • The Customer need not be the DMV registered owner of the Qualifying EV however, the registered owner must permanently reside at the address of the Customer.
  • Rebates cannot be assigned or transferred.
  • Completed applications must be received by the TID no later than six (6) months from the date of purchase or lease in order to be eligible for the Program. Applications that are not complete, without a signature, or without all required documents will neither be processed nor entitle the Customer to be included in the first-come, first-served funding order of the rebate.
  • A maximum of two (2) Program rebates are allowed per residential customer account.
  • Rebate eligibility is determined at the time of application, based on the information received.
  • TID is not responsible for any items delayed or lost in the mail.
  • TID disclaims any and all liability for loss or damage which may arise as a result of the Customer’s participation in this rebate program.

SMART THERMOSTAT: $50 REBATE

Receive a $50 rebate when you purchase a new smart thermostat.

  • New unit must be ENERGY STAR® certified.
  • Limit 2 rebates per household during useful life. (11 years).
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