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Advanced Rooftop Unit Controller (ARC) Rebate Program

Advanced Rooftop Unit Controller (ARC) Rebate Program

Increase your RTU's efficiency and save.

Energy Efficiency Partner
2019 Business Rebates dollars have been allocated.
Funding for 2020 programs will be available Jan. 1, 2020.
Updated Oct. 1, 2019

Thank you for your interest in our programs. 


  • Retrofit equipment added to RTUs increases energy efficiency 28% to 68% 
  • 40% average demand reduction
  • Up to 70% reduction in system cycling
  • Rebates may cover up to $100,000 of equipment cost
  • Maintains occupant comfort

Key Requirements

  • RTUs must be 20 tons or less and properly maintained
  • A 3-year maintenance agreement on each RTU is required 
  • Installation must be performed by an approved trade ally
  • Must be an OPPD business customer with an account in good standing


Many answers to questions regarding the ARC rebate program may be found in the FAQs, by contacting an OPPD Trade Ally, or email
If you are a contractor and would like approval to work on ARC projects, review the requirements and available training.

The Process

  • Select an approved Trade Ally to complete an ARC project proposal
  • Trade Ally completes rebate application
  • Review Terms and Conditions and ARC Rebate Reference Sheet
  • Receive rebate pre-approval from OPPD
  • Complete ARC device installation within 90 days
  • Trade Ally submits itemized invoice to OPPD within 30 days of project completion
  • Rebate check generated

Choose an RTU Trade Ally

Trade Allies are companies approved by OPPD to submit rebates applications. They have completed OPPD program training and, in most cases, will provide audits and proposals at no cost or obligation. Trade Ally also completes all documentation needed for rebates.