Earn a rebate and help reduce your energy costs when you add or replace old, less efficient cooling equipment at your facility. Both new and existing construction projects qualify for this rebate.

How the program works

Earn a rebate of $19 per ton when you upgrade existing equipment and/or install one or more new Electric Unitary Air Conditioners (direct expansion). Please note: Electric Package Terminal Air Conditioners are not eligible for this rebate.

The minimum qualifying equipment energy efficiency ratio (EER) rating shall exceed the current Florida Energy Building code by equal to or greater than 1.00.

Acquiring your rebate

After cooling equipment is installed, please have the following information available before you start completing the Cooling rebate application:

  • Tampa Electric customer account number
  • Contractor license number
  • Contractor license number expiration date
  • Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) rating (please do not enter the IEER rating)

The application will prompt you to upload the following information:

  • Paid receipt/invoice (proof of purchase)
  • Specification sheets
  • AHRI reference sheet

The information above must be submitted to qualify for the rebate. Please allow four weeks for processing.

When you're ready, complete and submit the Cooling rebate application. Once you submit the application, you will receive an enrollment/confirmation number that you can use to access your application. Be sure to write down and save the enrollment/confirmation number.

To access an existing application, simply enter the enrollment/confirmation number you received when you initially submitted your application. This will allow you to make changes and upload any required files.

If you have questions, please email comconreq@tecoenergy.com or call 813-275-3909 on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.