Electronically Commutated Motors

Install an electronically commutated motor, get $100

Have an HVAC contractor install a new fan-forced heating system with an efficient electronically commutated motor (ECM), and we’ll give you a $100 rebate.

The benefits of ECMs

ECMs distribute warm air from your furnace or cool air from your central air conditioner throughout your home. And because they have an adjustable-speed design, they do this using 75% less energy than a standard fan motor, which typically runs on a high, less-efficient setting.

ECMs also offer improved indoor comfort:

  • Maintaining more consistent temperatures
  • Less temperature extremes
  • Less airborne dust
  • A quieter system

Program eligibility and details

To qualify for a rebate, you’ll need to ensure that your new heating system includes an ECM and is installed by an HVAC contractor. If an ECM is integrated into the heat pump it does not qualify for a rebate. Rebates for these are inclusive under our heat pump rebate program.

If you have any questions about program eligibility, contact our Idea Center or call 800-493-3299 during business hours.

Apply for your rebate

Apply online or fill out the ECM rebate form.

If using our paper rebate form, when completed, mail it, along with any required documentation to:

Idea Center
Otter Tail Power Company
P.O. Box 496
Fergus Falls, MN  56538

Please allow 6–8 weeks for your rebate check to arrive.

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