Inflation Reduction Act

Inflation Reduction Act

Did you know you can actually save when you upgrade your HVAC system? Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, you can receive tax credits and rebates when you purchase a high-efficiency HVAC system in Hemet, CA—including heat pumps, air conditioners, and furnaces!

At AQS Heating and Air Conditioning, we firmly believe in using products that are more beneficial for the environment. That’s why we’re so excited to share this news with you!

By upgrading to a higher efficiency model starting in January 2023, you’re doing your part to reduce your carbon footprint. Plus, the more efficient your system, the more you save on your energy bills. And these savings add up quickly!

So if you’re in Hemet, Yucaipa, Menifee, CA, and the surrounding areas, get ready to take advantage of these AC or heat pump rebates! Our team can guide you through the process once all the details are finalized. Contact us today!

Rebates and Tax Credits

So, what are you eligible for?

There are a few different rebates available to you, but the amount you can receive depends entirely on your household income.

By upgrading your HVAC system or improving your energy efficiency through home improvements (such as insulation, ventilation, electrical wiring, or your electrical panel), you can receive a tax credit of up to $1,200 and instant rebates of up to $14,000!

If you aren’t ready to upgrade but reduce the amount of energy you use, you can receive up to $8,000 in rebates.

Energy Efficiency Home Improvement Credit High-Efficiency Electric Home Rebate Act (HEEHRA) HOMES Rebate Program
Must owe taxes and purchase qualifying energy-efficiency appliances to be eligible. Must purchase qualifying energy-efficiency improvements to be eligible. You can receive a maximum of $14,000 in instant rebates. Must cut your energy usage by at least 20% to be eligible.
Low-Income Households (Less than 80% of the area’s median income) Receive a maximum of $1,200 in tax credits, equaling approximately 30% of your energy-efficiency improvement costs up to :
  • $600 for qualified air conditioners and heaters
  • $2,000 for qualified heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, and boilers (the $1,200 can be exceeded in this instance)
Receive an instant rebate for 100% of project costs up to:
  • $8,000 for heat pumps
  • $1,750 for a heat pump water heater
  • $4,000 for an upgraded breaker box
  • $2,500 for upgraded electrical wiring
  • $1,600 for insulation, ventilation, and sealing
  • $4,000 for cutting your energy by 20%
  • $8,000 for cutting your energy by 35%
Mid-Income Households (Between 80% & 150% of the area's median income) Receive an instant rebate for 50% of project costs, up to:
  • $8,000 for heat pumps
  • $1,750 for a heat pump water heater
  • $4,000 for an upgraded breaker box
  • $2,500 for upgraded electrical wiring
  • $1,600 for insulation, ventilation, and sealing
Receive an instant rebate of up to:
  • $2,000 for cutting your energy by 20%
  • $4,000 for cutting your energy by 35%
High-Income Households (Over 150% of the area’s median income) Not eligible Receive an instant rebate of up to:
  • $2,000 for cutting your energy by 20%
  • $4,000 for cutting your energy by 35%

Keep in mind that you can only receive one of these rebates, but you can combine either rebate with the tax credit.

Check Back for Details!

The details on the specific qualifying models are still being discussed, but we’re following it closely because we don’t want you to miss out on this opportunity to receive these heat pump and AC rebates in Hemet, Yucaipa, Menifee, CA, and the surrounding areas!

As soon as the information for these rebates is released for California, we’ll update this page and share that information in our newsletter. Sign up for our newsletter today to get the latest information on the Inflation Reduction Act and for exclusive discounts!

With more than 30 years in the industry, our experts at AQS Heating and Air Conditioning are trained and ready to install these high-energy efficiency options. You can rely on us for your home improvements!