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Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (Central Hudson) is a subsidiary of the holding company CH Energy Group, Inc. CH Energy Group, Inc., is headquartered in Poughkeepsie, New York, also owns a family of subsidiaries known as Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation.

Central Hudson is a regulated transmission and distribution utility serving approximately 300,000 electric and about 74,000 natural gas customers in eight counties of New York State's Mid-Hudson River Valley. Central Hudson delivers natural gas and electricity in a 2,600 square mile service territory that extends from the suburbs of metropolitan New York City north to the Capital District at Albany.

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Home Electric Energy Savings Program

Central Hudson is offering rebates of between $25 and $600 on energy efficient equipment and measures. This is for residential electric customers who upgrade their cooling systems with specific types of energy efficient equipment, such as central air conditioners, central air-source heat pumps, and ENERGY STAR programmable thermostats. (a ductless split system is considered as a central air conditioner.)


Incentives of up to $600 are available for residential customers to professionally seal leaky home and duct systems after having an eligible SavingsCentral Trade Ally perform blower door and duct blaster testing.


Rebates of up to $1,000 per ton for energy efficient geothermal heat pumps installed at residences


Rebate Form is available for download below under the Program Details.


You must use a SavingsCentral Trade Ally from here to qualify for SavingsCentral rebates.

Two simple steps to receive a rebate for an energy efficiency upgrade at your home:


1. Choose a SavingsCentral Trade Ally listed here and get quotes for the installation of energy efficient equipment

2. Get a rebate form from your Trade Ally or download one below, fill it out completely and mail it to the address on the form


Allow four weeks to receive your rebate check in the mail.

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Background

On June 23, 2008 the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an Order establishing an Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) for New York State. In this Order, all New York State utilities were required to implement a residential natural gas heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) energy efficiency program.

Central Hudson is offering up to $600 rebates to residential electric customers for the installation of eligible high efficiency home heating/cooling appliances and equipment.

Rebates up to $600 are also available to professionally seal leaky home and duct systems after having an eligible SavingsCentral Trade Ally perform blower door and duct blaster testing.

Rebates up to $1,000 per ton for energy efficient residential Geothermal heating and cooling systems.


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Program Details

Electric Equipment and Measures Rebates

For complete terms and conditions and to apply for electric equipment and measures rebates, download the Residential Electric Rebate Form here or contact a SavingsCentral Trade Ally on this list. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please call 800-515-5353. $400 for High-efficiency Central Air Conditioners with 15 SEER/12.5 EER or better
$600 for High-efficiency Central Air Conditioners with 16 SEER/13.0 EER or better
$400 for High-efficiency Central Air-Source Heat Pump with 15 SEER/12 EER/HSPF 8.5 or better
$600 for High-efficiency Central Air-Source Heat Pump with 16 SEER/13 EER/HSPF 9.0 or better
$200 for a Electrically Commutated Motor
$400 for High-efficiency Electric Heat Pump Water Heater with EF = 2.0
$25 for ENERGY STAR Programmable Thermostat control

(SEER = Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio)
(EER = Energy Efficiency Ratio)
(EF = Energy Factor)
(HSPF = Heating Seasonal Performance Factor)
(ECM = Electrically Commutated Motor)


Duct and Air Sealing Rebates

For complete terms and conditions and to apply for residential duct and air sealing rebates, download the Rebate Form here. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please call 800-515-5353. Air Sealing Rebates: $75 per Hour for up to 4 hours. Must provide Blower Door Test Results with Test-In/Test-Out data to be eligible!


Duct Sealing Rebates: $100 per hour for up to 3 hours. Must provide Duct Blaster Test Results with Test-In/Test-Out data to be eligible!


Geothermal Heating and Cooling System Rebates

Central Hudson's geothermal program has been suspended indefinitely