Owatonna Public Utilities offers Conserve & Save® rebates to residential customers for purchasing and installing new efficient products in your home.

For all rebates, see application for minimum efficiency requirements and complete terms and conditions.

Click on the name of the rebate to see its full form.

Electric Rebates
ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebates Amount
Clothes Washer $25 – $90
Dehumidifier $15 – $25
Dishwasher $25 – $40
Freezer $25
Refrigerator $25
Room Air Conditioner $25
Bonus Recycling Rebates Amount
Freezer up to $15
Refrigerator up to $15
Room Air Conditioner up to $15
Dehumidifier up to $15
ENERGY STAR® Lighting Rebates Amount 
LED Bulb 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $7 per bulb 
LED Fixture 50% of fixture cost, not to exceed $20 per fixture
Ceiling Fans with LED Lighting – Energy Star or Energy Star Most Efficient

50% of fixture cost, not to exceed $15 per fixture;  $25 per fixture Energy Star Most Efficient

Electric HVAC & Water Heating Equipment Amount
Central or Mini Split Air Conditioner Rebates starting at $100
Central Air Conditioner Clean & Tune $25
ECM Circulator Pumps Rebates starting at $50.00
Furnace Fan Retrofit $50
Heat Pump – Air Source or Mini Split Rebates starting at $100
Heat Pump – Ground Source See application
Room Air Conditioners $25
Smart Thermostat See application
Heat Pump Water Heater $60-$270


For a limited time…Bonus Natural Gas Rebates** are available:

The following requirements must be met:

  • Equipment must be installed between October 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023
  • Rebate form must be submitted within 3 months of final installation date
  • Equipment must beet all applicable rebate requirements, terms and conditions
  • Standard Rebate plus Bonus Rebate cannon exceed purchase price (excluding tax and labor)

If you meet the requirements of the regular rebate and the items above, the bonus is automatically given.

** – applies to furnace (excluding new construction), boilers, smart thermostats, water heaters, showerheads, attic insulation, attic air sealing, rim joist sealing/insulation
Natural Gas Rebates
Furnace & Central Air Conditioner Rebates Amount
Furnace $100 – $400
Smart Thermostats $50-$75
Furnace Fan Motors $50
Central & Mini Split Air Conditioners Rebates starting at $100
Other Natural Gas Rebates Amount
Boiler $100 – $350
Indirect-Fired Water Heater on HE Boiler $100
ECM Circulator Pumps Rebates starting at $50
Water Heater – Tank $125-$250
Water Heater – Instantaneous $200 – $250
Replacement Door $25
Clothes Washer $25 – $90
Electronic Ignition Hearth $75
WaterSense Showerhead $25
Attic Insulation – Self Installed $125
Furnace/Boiler Clean & Tune $25


Water Rebates
Water Rebates Amount
Clothes Washer $25 – $90
WaterSense Showerhead $25
High-Efficiency Toilet $25
Rain Barrel $10
Weather-Based Irrigation Controller $75
Renewable Rebates
Solar Rebates Amount
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) $500 (2.0 kW array or larger)
Solar Thermal $15 per sqft net aperture
Conserve & Save Residential Rebates