January 09, 2019

Headwaters Science Center receives rebate from Otter Tail Power Company

Completes energy-efficiency upgrades

With the help of rebates from Otter Tail Power Company, Headwaters Science Center recently completed several energy-efficient upgrades.

Improvements consisted of installing Wi-Fi-enabled smart thermostats and new heating and cooling equipment, including heat pumps and furnaces with energy-efficient motors.

Otter Tail Power Company provided a rebate of $6,900 for these energy-efficient upgrades. “This project is a great example of capitalizing on an energy efficiency opportunity to significantly reduce overall energy expense,” said Otter Tail Power Company Energy Management Representative Roger Garton. “By installing a new energy-saving heating and cooling system, Headwaters Science Center will see a savings of approximately $8,000 a year on energy costs.”

Otter Tail Power Company provides rebates, grants, education, special programs, and financing to encourage individuals and businesses to use electricity wisely. To learn more about smart thermostat rebates, energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, or other energy-saving options, visit otpco.com.

Photo caption: Garton (right) presents a rebate check to Headwaters Science Director Annie Butler Ricks.