Alliant Energy's Energy Efficiency Dealer Network encourages the use of energy-efficient equipment by customers and helps local contractors market these products. Participation guidelines ensure customers that dealers have met a consistent set of requirements.
Energy Efficiency Dealer Network Reference Guide [PDF]
To be eligible for the program, dealers or contractors must do business in the Alliant Energy service area in Iowa and be involved in the sale of energy-efficient equipment, lighting and building shell measures deemed eligible for Alliant Energy customer rebates.
To qualify, you must sign up and have on file an approved Participation Agreement:
Download the Participation Agreement Form [PDF]
Each participating dealer will be eligible for:
- 10% incentive on qualified geothermal and water heaters
- 20% incentive available for qualifying, energy efficient agricultural equipment, heating and cooling equipment, programmable thermostat and ducts, commercial food service equipment, commercial lighting, and equipment financed through IPL’s Low Interest Financing program
- HERS Rater can attain $150 per home for a "performance" path project
- Trade show assistance: 50% up to allotted budget (limited funding)
- Training reimbursement: 50% up to allotted budget (limited funding)
- Technical assistance
- Frequent information updates
- Dedicated dealer web site and online dealer locator
- Additional programs and services as they become available
$150 per eligible home started after January 1, 2017
RESNET certified HERS Rater must meet the requirements listed below.
- HERS Rater must register and comply with the participation requirements of Alliant Energy’s Dealer Network.
- HERS Rater must complete and sign the “FOR HERS RATER ONLY” section on the residential New Home Construction claim form; this must be completed prior to submission of the project claim form.
- HERS Rater must submit a copy of the project’s draft Projected Rating certificate along with the other required documentation to show collaboration with the customer from the start of the project. The Projected Rating certificate must display compliance with the IECC 2012 Energy code and be completed/dated a minimum of 60 days prior to the Rating date as displayed on the final confirmed Rating certificate.
- Submittal of the Inspection Checklist is not required for projects that claim a HERS Rater incentive.
- HERS Rater or their Rating Provider must comply Monitor and Verification or Evaluation, Measurement and Verification request for rebated project files, including but not limited to electronic building file generated through the use of current RESNET accredited Rating software and registered on RESNET’s Buildings Registry.
You must show proof of status by providing:
- A tax ID number of social security number for sole proprietorship
- A certificate of liability insurance with $1 million in general liability, bodily injury and property damage per occurrence (note: have your insurance agent list Alliant Energy as a certificate holder)
- Proof of Worker's Compensation Insurance
- Proof of automobile liability insurance including coverage for bodily injury and property damage
- Copy of W-9
- A copy of one of the following:
- State or Local Contractor's Registration
- Good standing certificate from the Secretary of State
- Manufacturers Training Certificate
- Workforce Development Registration
Alliant Energy will review materials for eligibility based on the above requirements. Failure to meet of any one of the minimum requirements may make the participation form invalid.
Your participating dealer status can be terminated if you repeatedly submit incomplete forms or have customer complaints on file.
Alliant Energy makes no warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to any equipment purchased and/or installed, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Alliant Energy be liable for any incidental or consequential damages.