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Austin Energy,

Customer Energy Solutions,

4815 Mueller Blvd.

Austin, TX 78723-3573

  Customer Energy Solutions

  512-482-5346

  512-972-8350


Save Money & Energy

Saving energy and money go hand-in-hand. We can all contribute to reducing Austin’s energy demand by making simple lifestyle changes and energy-efficient home improvements. When demand decreases, we all save. Austin Energy is committed to helping our customers achieve the greatest savings possible.

Pool Pump

Earn a $300 rebate when you install a qualifying ENERGY STAR® variable-speed pool pump.  

  • Description
  • Incentive
  • Eligibility
  • How to Apply
  • Find a Contractor

A variable-speed pool pump uses less energy to keep your pool clean. Austin Energy offers a $300 rebate when you install a new, qualifying ENERGY STAR® variable speed pool pump

A variable speed pool pump provides: 

  • 65% less energy use
  • Ten years of reliable operation
  • Quieter and more efficient cleaning
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Return on investment within two to three years
  • A $300 rebate from Austin Energy

Interested in learning more? Visit ENERGY STAR for details on variable speed pool pumps.  

Participating Contractor Required for Rebate

To qualify for this rebate, Austin Energy requires that you use a participating contractor to install the variable speed pool pump. Your participating contractor can help you choose the right equipment for your home.

Other Energy Efficiency Incentives

Austin Energy also offers rebates for the following equipment that can improve energy efficiency in your home: 

Austin Energy offers a $300 rebate per unit to customers who install a qualified variable-speed pool pump. 

To find qualifying variable speed pool pumps, visit the ENERGY STAR Find and Compare Products webpage and search for variable speed pool pumps.

Participating contractors can provide more information.

 

Prerequisites

  • You must receive electricity from Austin Energy.
  • You must purchase a new qualifying ENERGY STAR variable speed pool pump.
  • You must use an Austin Energy participating contractor to install the variable speed pool pump.
  • Your participating contractor must submit your application within 90 days of installation. Applications submitted after this timeframe will not be approved.

Participating contractors must comply with all program requirements and conduct business in an honest, professional, and ethical manner. All participating contractors must abide by the Austin Energy Code of Conduct and Ethical Requirements (pdf)​.

Requirements

  • All installations must reduce peak demand for electricity.
  • All work must meet manufacturers’ standards and local, state, and national codes.
  • The new pool pump must replace an existing pump or be installed in a new, in-ground pool.
  • The new pool pump must be installed at your address.

Exclusions

  • New in-ground pools and existing pools with solar heating are not eligible.

Rebate Recipient Eligibility Requirements

  • Property owners or electric account holders that purchased and installed the equipment are eligible to receive the rebates.
  • By default, the rebate payment is directed to the customer listed on the Austin Energy electric account. The rebate may also be directed to one of the below parties if all requirements are met.
    • The property owner, verified using county tax records.
    • A tenant at the property, when the property owner submits a signed Letter of Authorization to issue the rebate to the tenant.
    • A property manager, when the property owner submits a signed Letter of Authorization to issue the rebate to the property manager.
    • If you need a Letter of Authorization, please email the Austin Energy Appliance Efficiency Program.
  • Participating contractors are not eligible to receive the rebates.

Find a Participating Contractor

You must have a participating contractor install the equipment to qualify for this offering. Austin Energy recommends that you get at least three different estimates from any of the contractors listed on this page. 

Participating contractors must comply with all program requirements and conduct business in an honest, professional, and ethical manner. All participating contractors must abide by the Austin Energy Code of Conduct and Ethical Requirements (pdf).

Check Your Rebate Status

Use the confirmation (enrollment) and utility account numbers to check the status of your rebate application.

The participating contractor will apply for your rebate on your behalf through Austin Energy’s online rebate processing system. Your participating contractor will need the following information for your rebate application:

  • Active Austin Energy Customer Account Number
  • Tax Assessor Property ID
  • Heating type (electric, gas, none)
  • Pool size (gallons)
  • Rated horsepower
  • Maximum service factor for new pool pump
  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Variable Speed (Yes or No)
  • Invoice that must include:
    • Unit model numbers
    • Unit serial numbers
    • Installation date
    • Rebate recipient/applicant contact information (name, address, email address and/or phone number)
    • Installation address
  • Letter of Authorization (if applicable – see Eligibility for details)

Find a Participating Contractor

You must have a participating contractor install the equipment to qualify for this offering. Austin Energy recommends that you get at least three different estimates from any of the contractors listed on this page.

Participating contractors must comply with all program requirements and conduct business in an honest, professional, and ethical manner. All participating contractors must abide by the Austin Energy Code of Conduct and Ethical Requirements (pdf).


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The selection of a Participating Contractor to perform work is the sole decision of the property owner and/or authorized lessee/occupant. Inclusion in this directory does not represent an endorsement by Austin Energy of any product, individual, or company. No work is guaranteed or warranty expressed or implied, and Austin Energy makes no guarantees as to the quality, cost, or effectiveness of the products provided and work performed by the contractor, employees, or subcontractors.


Disclaimer

Funding is limited and available only to Austin Energy customers on a first-come, first-served basis. Offerings are subject to change without notice. Rebates are not guaranteed until after Austin Energy's review and approval of the rebate application. Program guidelines include additional requirements and limitations for receiving the above rebates. Contact us for more details.

Date last reviewed or modified: 05/14/2024