The following is from HECO....and Oahu residents have a great opportunity for rebates on their utility bills when purchasing Energy Star appliances.  With some effort, hopefully HELCO (on the Island of Hawaii) will follow suit.

Hawaiian Electric Rebates on Energy Star® Appliances

Now, Oahu residential customers can receive rebates from Hawaiian Electric on energy efficient appliances that carry the ENERGY STAR® label.

ENERGY STAR® labeled appliances have met rigorous energy efficiency standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and incorporate advanced technologies that use 10 – 50% less energy than standard models.

   HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC REBATES ON OAHU:
   ENERGY STAR® CEILING FAN   $40
   ENERGY STAR® CLOTHES WASHER   $50
   ENERGY STAR® DISHWASHER   $50
   ENERGY STAR® REFRIGERATOR   $50
   ENERGY STAR® WINDOW AIR CONDITIONER   $75


TO QUALIFY

  • Check the links below (to the energystar.gov website) to be sure the Brand and Model you plan to purchase are on the Product List.

    Ceiling Fans

    Ceiling Fans/Lights

    Clothes Washers

    Dishwashers

    Refrigerators

    Window Air Conditioners

  • Click on the link below to download a pdf of the Hawaiian Electric Rebate Form. Rebate Form

  • Mail Completed Application and ORIGINAL sales receipt (photocopies will not be accepted) to:

    HECO’s Energy$olutionsSM for the Home
    P.O. Box 3920,
    Honolulu, HI 96812-3920

    The receipt MUST indicate the make and model number. Please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your receipt returned.

LEARN MORE

Ceiling Fans ENERGY STAR-rated ceiling fan/light units use improved motors and blade designs which are 50% more efficient than conventional fan/light units. Earn a $40 rebate from HECO for this purchase.

Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL)CFLs use 2/3 less energy than regular incandescent bulbs for the same amount of light, lasts up to 10 times longer and can save you up to $20 per year per bulb. Be sure to pick a bulb that fits your fixture, for indoor or outdoor use. Click here for CFL coupons offers.

Clothes Washers Save energy and water when you buy an ENERGY STAR front or top loading clothes washer which uses up to 50%* less energy and 15-22 gallons less water per load compared to a standard full size machine, plus you can earn a $50 rebate from HECO.

Refrigerators Many ENERGY STAR refrigerator models provided energy savings without sacrificing features such as automatic icemakers and through-the-door ice dispensers. Qualified models are available with top, bottom and side-by-side freezers. This purchase earns you a $50 HECO rebate.

Dishwashers Qualified ENERGY STAR dishwashers use up to 40%* less energy than conventional models. Earn a $50 rebate from HECO for this purchase.

Air Conditioning If your window air conditioning unit is more than 10 years old and you replace it with an ENERGY STAR qualified model, you can save an average of $25* per year on your electric bill, plus earn a $75 rebate from HECO.

This is my personal effort to continually update you on "Eco-Green" ideas....you may want to consider Energy Star Appliances just to save on your electric bill.  The rebate is "gravy"!

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