Heating, Cooling and Water Heating

The program is designed to help you promote high efficiency heating and cooling equipment.

For more information on becoming a Residential Heating, Cooling and Water Heating Program Trade Ally, email consumershvac@icf.com.

If you want to become more involved as a Trade Ally, consider the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program.

Program Updates

2023 RESIDENTIAL HVAC FEDERAL STANDARD CHANGES

As a reminder, beginning Jan. 1, 2023, there will be updated performance standards and testing procedures in effect for central air conditioners and air source heat pumps. The update in performance standards will result in new rating efficiencies: SEER2, HSPF2, and EER2.

FEDERAL TAX CREDITS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED

As part of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022, federal tax credits for energy efficient home upgrades have been extended. Any qualifying home improvements to your customer’s primary residence completed after December 31, 2021, may be eligible for federal tax credits when filing for tax year 2022. This is an opportunity for your customers to potentially offset the cost of their qualifying home improvements even further.

2023 RESIDENTIAL HVAC STANDARD CHANGES

Beginning January 1, 2023, there will be updated performance standards and testing procedures in effect for central air conditioners and air source heat pumps.

TUNE-UP STICKERS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ORDER

Consumers Energy residential customers are eligible for a comprehensive tune-up rebate for each qualifying heating unit every 2 years, and each qualifying central air conditioner unit every 5 years.

PREFERRED CONTRACTOR MARKETING KIT FOR CONSUMERS ENERGY TRADE ALLIES

Consumers Energy is excited to announce the launch of the Preferred Contractor Marketing Kit for 2022.