News & Announcements

Posted on: April 11, 2017

High Efficiency Washing Machine Rebate Program


Erie’s High Efficiency Washing Machine Rebate Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

The Town of Erie introduced the Washing Machine Rebate Program in 2008 to encourage residents who were buying a new washing machine to purchase a high efficiency machine. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, ENERGY STAR© certified clothes washers use about 25% less energy and 40% less water than regular washers.

This year there are 80 rebates at $50 each approved for Erie residents that purchased a high efficiency washing machine. The purchase date parameter has been set at March 4, 2008 allowing residents, who have not previously applied, the opportunity to apply in 2017.

To Qualify For a Rebate

To qualify for a rebate, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • You must be a Town of Erie water customer with a current, non-delinquent account. The account must be your primary residence.
  • The HE washing machine must have been purchased on or after March 4, 2008, the date the Town of Erie Water Conservation Plan was approved by the Colorado Water Conservation Board.
  • The machine must be installed at the address on your water bill and must remain in the possession of the original purchaser, or remain at the original installation address for at least one year from the date of purchase. Leased washers are ineligible for a rebate.
  • The machine must be a qualifying model listed on the Energy Star website.

To Apply For Your Rebate

Purchase and install an approved ENERGY STAR© qualified clothes washer. Rebates are not obtainable until installation is complete.

Submit the rebate application (which includes the Affidavit of Lawful Presence in the U.S. that is required by House Bill 06S-1023 signed into law on July 31, 2006) along with the following required documentation:

  • A legible copy of the ID required by the Affidavit of Lawful Presence in the U.S. Acceptable types of ID are listed on the rebate application.
  • Your original receipt for the qualified washer, showing the date of purchase, make and model, installation date and installation location. Include a self-stamped, addressed envelope if you want your receipt returned.
  • A copy of your latest Town of Erie utility bill.

Bring your application and all supporting documents to Town of Erie Public Works office at Town Hall or mail all required materials to:

Town of Erie
P.O. Box 750
Erie, CO 80516
ATTN: Public Works Rebate Program

Submission of an application does not guarantee a rebate. Rebates will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis until the allotment is exhausted. All originals will be returned. Incomplete applications will be returned unprocessed.

For additional information, please call 303-926-2870 or email Bethany Peer.

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