Mission Valley Power Energy Conservation 2016

Mission Valley Power Energy Conservation 2016

(October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016)

**For all programs with ending dates listed, Mission Valley Power must receive all forms and necessary paper work by mail at the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office no later than the ending date listed.

  1. A. Residential Programs

Appliance Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homeowners to replace old inefficient appliances with

Energy Star® rated or better energy efficient appliances for new and replacement applications.

  • Customer must request an Appliance Application. Customer needs to complete appliance form, and attach a copy of the receipt of purchase and the yellow energy guide sticker and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $15 per Energy Star® qualified home appliance and these include: Air Conditioners – Room & Central, Dehumidifiers, Refrigerators / Freezers 7.75cf and greater and Water Coolers
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $50 per Energy Star® qualified clothes washer with a minimum MEF >2.0 and a water factor of 6.0 or lower. Top Load washers do not qualify for this program.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Early Refrigerator and Freezer Retirement Program

  • MVP wants to encourage customers to remove the old inefficient high energy use refrigerators, freezers from the electrical system.
  • Customer must request an Early Refrigerator / Freezer Retirement Application. Customer needs to complete Early Refrigerator / Freezer Retirement appliance form. The homeowner and decommissioner must sign the form and attach a copy of the EPA Disposal Form signed by decommissioner and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $20 per refrigerator / freezer that is verified functional and that is at least 10 cubic foot in capacity. The unit must be decommissioned and its components recycled.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay the EPA certified decommissioner $60 per refrigerator / freezer that is verified functional and that is at least 10 cubic foot in capacity. The unit must be decommissioned and its components recycled.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Home Electronics & Office Equipment Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homeowners to replace inefficient home electronics/office equipment and purchase Energy Star® rated or better energy efficient home electronics/office equipment for new and replacement applications.

·   Customer must request a Home Electronics / Office Equipment Application. Customer needs to complete application, and attach a copy of the receipt of purchase and yellow energy guide sticker (or copy of user’s guide or box label with model # and Energy Star® logo) and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.

·    Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $15 per qualified Energy Star® home electronics/office equipment.

·      Energy Star® Home Electronics & Office Equipment that qualifies for a credit to your account include: DVD, Home Audio, TVs, VCRs, Computers, Copiers, Faxes, Monitors, Multifunction Devices, Printers, and Ceiling Fans & Programmable Thermostats.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Heat Pump Water Heater Program

·      Mission Valley Power wants to encourage customers to install a new heat pump water heater or replace an existing electric (tank type) water heater with an energy efficient heat pump water heater.  The heat pump water heater must be (1) listed on BPA’s HPWH Qualified Products List and (2) installed, according to manufacturer’s specifications. The installer must have received installation training from the manufacturer of the installed HPWH equipment, if available.

  • Customer must request a Heat Pump Water Heater Application. Customer needs to complete application, and attach a copy of the receipt of purchase and yellow energy guide sticker or (label off the shipping box with model # and Energy Factor) and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $300 per qualified installed energy efficient heat pump water heater; tank must have a minimum rated capacity of 50 gallons or more.

·    This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Ductless Heat Pump Program – Now for New & Existing Homes

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage residential homeowners w/electric resistant zonal or forced air furnace type of heat to install Ductless Heat Pumps for heating and cooling in new construction and retrofit applications. The DHP System must be installed and certified by a factory certified installer. The heat pump’s indoor unit shall have nominal heating capacity of one (1) ton or greater and have an inverter driven compressor and at least one indoor unit.
  • Customer must request and complete both of the MVP Ductless Heat Pump Installation Forms and MVP Ductless Heat Pump Installation BPA the installer must date and sign the Contractor’s Invoice. Include one copy the MVP DHP Form and the Contractor’s receipt of purchase, yellow Energy Guide Label and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office. Heat pumps must be listed on BPA’s Approved List before billing credits or checks can be issued.MVP will credit or pay customer for only 1 qualified installed Ductless Heat Pump per residence.
  • The installer will have to send the information to http://ptcs.bpa.gov. for approval.
  • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account in the amount of $400-$800.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Electric Forced Air Furnace or Ductless Heat Pump Conversion Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage residential homes whose main heat source is propane or fuel oil type of heat to replace them with Electric Forced Air Furnaces or Ductless Heat Pumps for heating and cooling in retrofit applications.(This program is for existing residential propane or fuel oil heated homes ONLY. The Ductless Heat Pump System must be installed and certified by a factory certified installer. Ductless Heat Pumps must be listed on BPA’s Approved List before billing credits or checks can be issued. The heat pump’s indoor unit shall have nominal heating capacity of one (1) ton or greater and have an inverter driven compressor and at least one indoor unit.
  • Customer must request and complete the MVP’s  Ductless Heat Pump or Electric Furnace Conversion Installation Form and the installer must date and sign the Contractor’s Invoice. Include one copy the MVP’s DHP Form and the Contractor’s receipt of purchase, yellow Energy Guide Label and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account in the amount of $250 per qualified installed Electric Forced Air Furnace or Ductless Heat Pump unit installed to Specifications.

·   The existing heating system must be unhooked and removed from the site.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Air Source Heat Pump Upgrade Program

  • MVP wants to encourage customers to upgrade their existing heating systems to an Air Source Heat Pump system with a minimum 9.0 HSPF and a 14 SEER performance factors;
  • to replace an existing heat pump with a qualified energy efficient model;
  • to replace the heat pump  portion of a geothermal heat pump system;
  • to upgrade from zonal electric to air-source heat pump.
  • Homes with greater than 4,500 square feet of floor may claim up to two heat pump measures when two qualifying heat pumps are installed.
  • This program is for residential homes ONLY. The minimum specifications are:  9.0 HSPF/14 SEER System must be installed and certified by a Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Certified Installers and have auxiliary electric resistance back up heat and have been accepted into the http://ptcs.bpa.gov. site registry of certified systems before the customer is eligible for a rebate.
  • Customer must request Air Source Heat Pump Application. MVP Customer and Installer must complete and sign the form. Along with the form you must also send all other required documents listed on the form to MVP and get prior approval and return a copy to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office before billing credits or checks will be issued.
  • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account in the amount of $500.

·  This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Air Source Heat Pump Conversion Program

  • MVP wants to encourage customers to upgrade their electric forced-air heating systems to an air-source heat pump.
    • to replace an electric forced air furnace to a  high performance heat pump.
    • Homes with greater than 4,500 square feet of floor may claim up to two heat pump measures when two qualifying heat pumps are installed.
    • This program is for residential homes ONLY. The minimum specifications are:  14 SEER / 9.0 HSPF.System must be installed and certified by a Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Certified Installers and have auxiliary electric resistance back up heat and have been accepted into the http://ptcs.bpa.gov.  site registry of certified systems before the customer is eligible for a rebate.
    • Customer must request Air Source Heat Pump Application. MVP Customer and Installer must complete and sign the form. Along with the form you must also send all other required documents listed on the form to MVP and get prior approval and return a copy to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office before billing credits or checks will be issued.
    • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.
    • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account in the amount of $1400.00.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Ground Source Heat Pump Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage high electrical power users to install Ground Source Heat Pumps for heating, cooling and hot water heating in new and retrofit applications in place of zonal or central electric systems. This program is for residential homes ONLY. System must be installed and certified by a Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Certified Installers and have auxiliary electric resistance back up heat required for rebate. Call MVP for forms.
  • Customer must request Ground Source Heat Pump Application. MVP Customer and Installer must complete and sign the form, along with the form you must also send a copy of all other required documents listed on the form to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office and one copy to http://ptcs.bpa.gov. and the completed job must show up as accepted by BPA before billing credits or checks will be issued.
  • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account in the amount of $2,500. Request specifications from Mission Valley Power.

·        This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Residential Duct Sealing and Commissioning Program

  • MVP wants to encourage customers whose main heat source is electric forced air furnace with a ducted delivery system that has delivery and return ductwork on the exterior of the building envelope to complete Duct Sealing and Commissioning on their systems for greater energy savings and comfort.
  • The ducts being sealed must meet certain criteria and specifications for the post commissioning test to qualify for a billing credit. The duct commissioning will improve the efficiency of the heating and duct delivery system by sealing leaks and improving air flows in the existing ductwork. This program is designed for residential site built and manufactured homes ONLY (not commercial buildings). The types of systems eligible are Electric Forced Air Furnaces, Air and Ground Source Heat Pumps with back up electric heat.
  • The duct system must be tested, commissioned and certified by a Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) certified Duct Sealing Commissioner. Go to our website at www.missionvalleypower.org for a list of eligible Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Certified Installers and Duct Sealing Commissioner’s in MVP’s service area who have recently completed jobs to the specified requirements and along with the required forms had the completed jobs listed as ACCEPTED by the approving agency.
  • Customer must request MVP Duct Sealing Commissioning Credit Application and an MVP Incentive Assignment Application. MVP Customer and Installer must complete and sign the Duct Commissioning form. Along with the form, you must also send a copy of the form and all other required documents listed on the form to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office and one copy to http://ptcs.bpa.gov.
  • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit in the amount of $200 for manufactured homes and $250 for site built homes which will go to the homeowner unless there is a signed Incentive Agreement for the rebate to go to the Duct Commissioner.

·    The Duct Sealing and Commissioning work is completed by private Contractors that are PTCS certified in Duct Sealing and Commissioning of ducted forced air systems. The heating ducts must be located in a non heated or non conditioned space.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Slab Insulation

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage new home construction and during remodeling to insulate under the concrete slab (an area usually not insulated) for greater energy savings and comfort. This is available only for residential homes, whose main heat source is some form of electric heat.
  • Customer must request a Slab Insulation Application. Customer must complete application and include receipt of purchase (or receipt from installer with square footage and R Values installed) and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Customer must give MVP at least 48 hour notice prior to slab inspection OR “before” and “after” pictures of the completed job will be accepted in lieu of the insulation inspection.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $.50 per square foot of installed R10 under slab insulation w/R5 thermal break (use 2” blue or gray rigid insulation) per qualified installed unit.  The amount of credit shall be capped at $500 per single-family unit.

·  This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Under Floor Insulation

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homeowners to add insulation to the under the floor of existing homes for greater energy savings and comfort. This program is for existing homes only and is available only for homes with electric heat as the main heat source. This program is not intended for new home construction.
  • Customer must request an Insulation Credit Application. Customer must complete application and include receipt of purchase (or receipt from installer with square footage and R Values installed) and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Customer must give MVP at least 48 hour notice for insulation inspection OR “before” and “after” pictures of the completed job will be accepted in lieu of the insulation inspection.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R-0 to a R-19 installed insulation in the amount of $0.30 per square foot for qualified installed insulation added in the under floor area.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R-19 to a R-30 installed insulation in the amount of $0.05 per square foot for qualified installed insulation added in the under floor area.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R-0 to a R-30 installed insulation in the amount of $0.35 per square foot for qualified installed insulation added in the under floor area.
  • The amount of credit shall be the lesser of:  1) the amount shown above; or 2) 75% of total project cost.
  • If insulation is to be added, make sure the ventilation is to the building code requirements for your area.

·     This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Wall Insulation

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homeowners to add insulation to the exterior walls of existing homes for greater energy savings and comfort. This program is for existing homes only with electric heat as the main heat source. This program is not intended for new home construction.
  • Customer must request an Insulation Credit Application. Customer must complete application and include receipt of purchase (or receipt from installer with square footage and R Values installed) and return to the MVP Office.
  • Customer must give MVP at least 48 hour notice for insulation inspection OR “before” and “after” pictures of the completed job will be accepted in lieu of the insulation inspection.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R0 to a minimum R11 verified installed insulation in the above grade wall. The amount of credit shall be in the amount of $0.80 per square footfor qualified installed insulation added in the exterior wall cavity area.
  • The amount of credit shall be the lesser of:  1) the amount shown above; or 2) 75% of total project cost.

·   This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Ceiling Insulation

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homeowners to add insulation to the attic area of existing homes for greater energy savings and comfort. This program is for existing homes and is available only for homes with electric heat as the main heat source. This program is not intended for new home construction
  • Customer must request an Insulation  Credit Application. Customer must complete application and include receipt of purchase (or receipt from installer with square footage and R Values installed) and return to the MVP Office.
  • Customer must give MVP at least 48 hour notice for insulation inspection OR “before” and “after” pictures of the completed job will be accepted in lieu of the insulation inspection.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R-0 to a R-38 installed insulation in the amount of $0.80 per square foot for qualified installed insulation added in the attic area.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R-11 to a R-38 installed insulation in the amount of $0.35 per square foot for qualified installed insulation added in the attic area.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account for increasing insulation from R-19 to a R-38 installed insulation in the amount of $0.10 per square foot for qualified installed insulation added in the attic area.
  • The amount of credit shall be the lesser of:  1) The amount shown above; or 2) 75% of total project cost.
  • If insulation is to be added, make sure the ventilation is to the building code requirements for your area.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Compact Fluorescent Lighting (CFL) & Light-Emitting Diodes (LED) Lighting Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage consumers to switch from incandescent and halogen lights to compact fluorescent light bulbs and fluorescent light fixtures and torchiere lamps or LED light bulbs and LED light fixtures.
  • This program is for both new and existing homes.  Main heat source does not have to be electric.
  • Customer must request and complete an Energy Star CFL, LED & Light Fixture Application and include a copy of the Energy Star® label off the lighting package and include receipt of purchase. Return the paperwork to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office. In the event there is no Energy Star logo on the packaging, submit your form and lighting package(s) and MVP will check to see if the bulb(s) are on the approved list.
  • MVP will credit the customer account in the amount of $0.75 per Energy Star® qualified compact fluorescent light bulb and $4.00 per qualified Energy Star® LED bulb installed.
  • MVP will credit the customer account in the amount of $10 per Energy Star® qualified compact fluorescent or led light fixture installed in Mission Valley Power service area.

· This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) Recycling

  • Mission Valley power along with your local retailers in the MVP service area is sponsoring a compact fluorescent light bulb recycling effort. Just bring your used or burnt out fluorescent lights to any of the local retailers for recycling. The retailer will accept the used fluorescent bulbs, package them in a sealed container and have the old fluorescent bulbs returned to an EPA certified recycling center. Now your local retailers are accepting 4’ and 8’ fluorescent light bulbs. This is for residential recycling applications only. This program is done at no cost to the customer. This program is not intended for commercial lighting installers or any commercial lighting programs.
  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homebuyers to purchase Energy Efficient Energy Star® or NEEMcertified models of manufactured homes.  The home’s main heat source must be some form of electric heat (wall mount heaters,  central furnaces or heat pumps).
  • Customer must request Energy Star® Manufactured Home & Sales Person Application. Customer needs to complete application and attach receipt of purchase, the state energy office Energy Star® certificate of compliance and return to the MVP Pablo Office. Site verification will be required by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will offer a check or billing credit to the customer account in the amount of

Energy Star Manufactured Home Program

$1,000 per Energy Star® or NEEM qualified electrically heated manufactured home installed in the MVP service area.

  • Mission Valley Power will pay the sales person (not Dealers or Dealerships) $150 per Energy Star® qualified electrically heated manufactured home installed in the Mission Valley Power service area.
  • MVP also offers an incentive or rebate for the NEEM-High Performance Manufactured Home.

· This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Energy Star Home Program

  • Mission Valley Power offers an incentive or rebate to any customer who builds a home to Energy Star® specifications and has the required testing completed and the home certified as Energy Star® qualified.

Montana Energy Efficient Home Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homebuilders and building contractors to build to Montana Energy Efficient Home Program specifications for new home construction (at a higher level of efficiency than MT State Energy Code andEnergy Star Homes. The home’s main heat source must be some form of electric heat). These qualifying homes are also eligible to take advantage of extra incentives listed in MVP Energy Conservation Programs.
  • Customer must request MT-EEH Specifications and MT EEH Building Agreement Application. Customer needs to bring home plans to Mission Valley Power Pablo Office and have the home plans qualified by MVP’s Conservation Technician before start of construction. Customer must fill out MTEEH building agreement and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office. Mission Valley Power will make inspections of the home during construction to make sure energy efficient home guidelines are followed and specifications are met.
  • Site verification and inspections are required by Mission Valley Power.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account a minimum amount of $1,500.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Shower Head Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage customers who have electrically heated hot water to install energy efficient water saving showerheads.
  • Customer may request a Shower Head Application and a Shower Head at MVP’s Pablo Office.
  • Single Family units need to turn in an old showerhead to MVP’s Pablo Office and receive a new 1.5 or

2.0 gpm Earth Massage Shower Head.

  • Multi Family units (4 units or more) need to turn in old showerheads to the MVP Pablo Office and receive a new 2.0 gpm Earth Massage Shower Head.

·      Mission Valley Power will provide the showerhead(s) at no cost to the customer.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Energy Advice

  • Mission Valley Power wants to help consumers achieve energy savings.
  • Energy efficient information can be e-mailed or mailed to the customer.
  • Requests can be made by phone for information and it will be e-mailed or mailed to the customer.

Windows

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage homeowners to replace existing windows with premium Energy Star® rated or better windows for greater energy savings and comfort. This program is only for existing residential home window replacements in homes whose main heating source is some form of electric heat. This program is not intended for new construction.
  • The minimum required U Value is < U=.300 or lower (the lower the U Value the higher the R value of the window, e.g., a U-Value of .29, .28, or .27 is better than .30).
  • Customer needs to request a Window Application. Customer needs to complete window application, attach a copy of the window receipt with the window sizes and the NFRC labels from the windows and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $3.00 per square foot for qualified installed windows in existing site built and manufactured homes.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

  1. B. General Services Programs –W/O & W Demand

Appliance Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage businesses to replace old inefficient food service appliances and purchase Energy Star® rated or better energy efficient commercial food service appliances for new and replacement applications.
  • Customer must request Commercial Appliance Application. Customer needs to complete application, and attach copy of the paid receipt of purchase and yellow energy guide sticker and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer’s account in the amount of $25 -$350 per Energy Star® or better high efficient qualified commercial food service appliances.
  • Energy Star® and better qualified Commercial Appliances that qualify for a credit to your account include:Reach in Refrigerator / Freezers, Kitchen Steamers, Hot Food Holding Cabinets, Combination Ovens, Convection Ovens, Electric Fryers, Pre-Rinse Spray Valves (.65gpm), Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling, Clothes Washers.
  • Call MVP for specifications and billing credit amounts on commercial items.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Electronics & Office Equipment Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage Commercial Customers to replace inefficient electronics/office equipment and purchase Energy Star® rated or better energy efficient electronics/office equipment for new and replacement applications.
  • Customer must request an Electronics / Office Equipment Application. Customer needs to complete application, and attach a copy of the paid receipt of purchase and yellow energy guide sticker (or copy of user’s guide or box label with model # and Energy Star® logo) and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $15 per qualified Energy Star® rated electronics/office equipment.
  • Energy Star® Electronics & Office Equipment that qualifies for a credit to your account include: DVD, Home Audio, TVs, VCRs, Computers, Copiers, Faxes, Monitors, Multifunction Devices, Printers, Ceiling Fans & Programmable Thermostats.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Heating and Cooling Program

Air Source and Ground Source Heat Pumps

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage its customers to install Electric Air Source Heat Pumps & Ground Source Heat Pumps for heating, cooling, ventilation & air conditioning. (The building’s main source of heat must be some form of electric heat, and the project must be pre-approved by BPA following the custom proposal guidelines before the start of the project.)
  • This is to be a custom proposal under the Commercial & Industrial Program. MVP will pay or credit the customer account a set amount per kWh, for the verified and measured energy savings.

Ductless Heat Pump

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage commercial customers to install Ductless Heat Pumps for heating, cooling & air conditioning
  • Be of wood frame type of construction
  • Have as its main heat source some form of zonal electric heat
  • Be less than 20,000 square feet of conditioned floor area
  • Have been constructed before 2009
  • Must be in operation at least 40 hours per week
  • Must not have a commercial kitchen
  • The Ductless Heat Pump System must be installed and certified by a factory certified installer. The heat pump’s indoor unit shall have nominal heating capacity of one (1) ton or greater and have an inverter driven compressor and at least one indoor unit.
  • Customer must request and complete the MVP Ductless Heat Pump Installation Commercial Form and BPA Ductless Heat Pump Commercial Information Form and the installer must date and sign the Contractor’s Invoice. Include one copy the MVP’s DHP Form and the Contractor’s receipt of purchase, yellow Energy Guide Label and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Heat pumps must be listed on BPA’s Approved List before billing credits or checks can be issued.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay or credit the customer account in the amount of $250 per ton off the name plate of the installed unit. (This program is for existing commercial electrical zonal heated buildings ONLY).
  • Site verification will be required for each completed project by Mission Valley Power.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Energy Management Consultant

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage Commercial Customers to use Energy Management Consultant to provide detailed information on how Commercial Customers can achieve energy savings through audits and reviews and technical design assistance for new construction and retrofit applications.
  • Customer must request Commercial Energy Audit or Design assistance from MVP. (Mission Valley Power will require reimbursement from the customer (end user) if no energy efficient measures are completed within 3 years of audit).
  • Mission Valley Power will pay up to $2,500 towards the cost of the Energy Management Consultant to conduct an energy audit or analysis for large commercial accounts.

·    This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Commercial Water Heater Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage customers to install a new electric (tank type) or replace existing electric (tank type) water heaters with energy efficient water heater. The electric water heater must have a minimum energy factor of.94 EF for 25 to 54.99 gallons or less and a minimum energy factor of .93 EF for 55 to 74.99 gallons or less and a.92 EF for 75 to 99.99 gallons or less.
  • Commercial type water heaters must meet Minimum standby loss requirements, ask MVP.
  • Customer must request a Commercial Water Heater Application. Customer needs to complete application, and attach a copy of the receipt of purchase and yellow energy guide sticker or (label off the shipping box with model # and Energy Factor) and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $25 per qualified installed energy efficient electric tank type water heater; the installed tank must have a minimum rated capacity of 25 gallons or more.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Windows

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage building owners to replace old inefficient windows with Energy Star® rated or better windows for greater energy savings and comfort.
  • Wood frame type construction (less than 5,000 square feet).
  • Must be replacing existing single pane or single pane w/storm windows.
  • This program is not intended for new commercial construction.
  • The minimum required U Value is U=.30 or better (the lower the U Value the higher the R value of the window, e.g. a U Value of .29 or .28 is better than .30).
  • Customer needs to request a window application. Customer needs to complete window application, attach a copy of the Commercial Window Application and Windows Business Owner’s Form with the window sizes and the NFRC labels from the windows and return to the Mission Valley Power Pablo Office.
  • Mission Valley Power will credit the customer account in the amount of $3.00 per square foot for qualified installed windows in existing site built building applications.

The building must electrically-heated.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Spray Rinse- Low Flow Nozzle

  • Mission Valley Power encourages its commercial customers who have food service dishwashing and that have electrically heated hot water and that serve 10 or more meal shifts per week to request a new low .65 gpm flow Spray Rinse Nozzle. MVP will pay for the cost of the Low Flow Nozzle and the customer must install and keep in use for a one year minimum.

·   Mission Valley Power will provide Spray Rinse Valve at no cost to the customer.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Commercial Lighting Program – Includes Energy Star CFL’s & LED’s

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage customers to replace old inefficient lamps and ballasts in interior and exterior fixtures for energy savings using the Mission Valley Power’s Commercial Lighting Program. The customer must be pre approved before start of the project.
  • Mission Valley Power will pay set amounts for qualified energy efficient lighting in new and retrofit applications. Contact your lighting installer or supplier for a Commercial Lighting Audit and Commercial Lighting Calculator for the Mission Valley Power Program.

· This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Commercial Shower Head Program

  • Mission Valley Power wants to encourage commercial customers that heat water by some form of electric resistance to install energy efficient water saving showerheads. Commercial Customer may request a Shower Head Application and a Shower Head at MVP’s Pablo Office.
  • Commercial buildings with electric water heaters need to turn in an old showerhead to MVP’s Pablo Office and receive a new 1.5 or 2.0 gpm Earth Massage Shower Head.
  • Multi Family units (4 units or more) need to turn in old showerheads to the MVP Pablo Office and receive a new 1.5 or 2.0 gpm Earth Massage Shower Head.

·     Mission Valley Power will provide the showerhead(s) at no cost to the customer.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

Irrigation/Agriculture Program

  • To encourage customers who have irrigation systems, Mission Valley Power offers a variety of rebates for energy conservation measures that include replacement of sprinkler heads, nozzles, gaskets, hubs and motors.  If interested, please contact MVP’s Energy Conservation Office.  Rebates vary widely depending on individual applications ($1-$4 per item or $100-$145 for all on line). Submit MVP’s Irrigation Incentive Application along with copies of your paid receipt for credit on your MVP account.  The application details specific equipment that qualifies for the incentive.
  • The Green Motors rewind program is available for rewinds of irrigation motors also.

·      This program may be revised on or before October 1, 2016.

  1. C. Large Commercial & Industrial w/Demand Program
  • Mission Valley Power is constantly working together with Large Commercial customers to install and implement energy efficient measures and practices and to keep MVP customers up to date on the latest programs & training available and what MVP is willing to pay for kWh savings.
  • An Architect who develops a commercial or industrial Energy Smart Design Project approved and having completed measures and verified energy savings by BPA will receive an incentive of up to

$1,000. This project will be considered a Custom Project Proposal and will have to follow BPA’s guidelines.