HVAC & Water Heater Incentives

Systematic Ways to Save

Due to the current state of the COVID-19, (Coronavirus), Ameren Illinois, in an effort to continue to be good stewards of community health and safety, has decided to suspend select Residential Initiatives. Initiatives impacted by this include Home Efficiency and Refrigerator and Freezer Recycling. We are looking for alternative ways to serve our customers and new information will be posted here.When it comes to saving energy, your actions matter.

Now and always we’re here to help you reduce your energy use — and your costs — with incentives for everything from light bulbs to heating and cooling.

Start planning your project and take advantage of some of our highest incentives ever.

Proper heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) are key to maintaining a comfortable and productive work environment. Collectively, these systems account for up to 40% of the energy used in businesses. Your organization can enjoy significant savings year after year with  improvements to your HVAC system.

Cash incentives are available for a variety of HVAC/Water Heater projects, including:

  • Demand controlled ventilation

  • Variable frequency drives (VFDs)

  • Furnace and boiler replacements

  • Air conditioner replacement

  • Water heaters

How to Get Cash Incentives

It’s simple to get started. Visit the equipment incentive page of your choice and you can:

  • Get general information on the program

  • View answers to frequently asked questions

  • Determine eligibility

  • Get details on cash incentives

  • Apply for incentives (pre-approval required for requests exceeding $10,000)

  • Submit required final paperwork to the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program

More Information

A demand control ventilation (DCV) system is an integral part of a building’s ventilation design.

  • A demand controlled ventilation (DCV) system regulates air flow in your facility's spaces based on actual need, such as occupancy

  • By reducing the amount of air that needs to be heated or cooled, DCV can yield big energy savings for your facility.

Demand controlled ventilation can save your business thousands of dollars in energy costs. Take action and start saving!

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