Residential and Commercial Rebates


Dishwasher $35
Clothes Washer (Must have Electric Water Heater) $35
Electric Clothes Dryer $35
Refrigerator $35
Freezer $35
Dehumidifier $20
Room/Window A/C $35
High Efficiency Electric Water Heater (Minimum of 0.93 Energy Factor) $35
Central Air Conditioning Tune Up (one rebate every 2 years) $35


Central A/C – minimum 14.5 SEER $200-$350
Mini split/ductless A/C $250
Forced Air Furnace or Air Handler with ECM Motor $200
ECM Replacement Motor $100
Forced Air Furnace with ECM/ASHP Combo $375
Forced Air Furnace or Air handler with ECM/CAC Combo $375
Heat Pump Water Htr<55 gal $250
Air Source Heat Pump – minimum 14.5 SEER $250
Geothermal/Ground Source Heat Pump $100/ton

This rebate offer can be changed or withdrawn at any time without any further notice. Brainerd Public Utilities does not guarantee that a specific level of energy or cost savings will result from the implementation of energy efficiency measures or the use of products funded under this program. If you have any questions, please call 218-825-3203.

Terms Conditions-Appliances

Residential Rebate Appliance Form

Terms Conditions-Heating Cooling

Heating and Cooling Rebate Application Form


BPU has partnered with Frontier Energy, Inc. to administer services related to commercial and industrial energy conservation. Frontier Energy personnel work one-on-one with BPU customers. They visit business sites, review project plans, assess technologies, calculate potential energy savings, and help participating businesses get maximum rebates to lower their upfront costs of energy-saving facility projects and continue to enjoy the energy savings for years to come. Following is a list of the areas they can help you with.

Commercial Refrigeration and Food Service
Heating and Cooling
Lighting – New Construction
Lighting – Retrofit
New Construction Design Review
Pumps and VFD’s
Specialty Measures

Please contact Mike Swanson, Energy Analyst, at or 952-767-7469 to set up an appointment to discuss your rebate options.