Tune-up Program:Receive valuable training to help you stand out from the competition and expand your business. See if you qualify for the Tune-up program. Click here to learn more. Contractor ResourcesLicensed contractors can receive discounts from participating distributors by selling qualified high-efficiency HVAC equipment. By offering your customers high-efficiency HVAC equipment, you’ll improve customer satisfaction—and your bottom line. It’s easy to help customers choose energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. If you're an HVAC contractor, simply visit a participating distributor to get discounts on qualifying equipment that you can also pass on to your customers.Questions? Contact Lou Wade or Trish Gilliece at 1-443-948-6193Participating DistributorsAdvanced Heating TechnologyJohnson Controls dba York InternationalAirecoLennoxAir Stream HVAC Distributors, LLCNortheastern SupplyApplied Equipment SolutionsR.E. MichelBalsan Group-Johnstone SupplyR.F. FagerCarrier Mid-AtlanticThos. SomervilleCrossroadsT Stats SupplyFergusonUnited Refrigeration, Inc.GoodmanWallace Group-Johnstone SupplyH.M. SweenyWaterFurnace InternationalHVAC Distributors, Inc. Ready-to-Install High-Efficiency HVAC EquipmentTo get started, ask your HVAC distributor about high-efficiency equipment options. Don’t see your preferred HVAC distributors on the list? Have them call us at 1-443-948-6193 to become a participating distributor.Customers may be eligible to receive 30% of the cost of high-efficiency ENERGY STAR® certified hybrid water heaters (also commonly referred to as heat pump water heaters) and air source heat pumps with Inflation Reduction Act federal tax credits* (up to $2,000 each). Let your customers know to act now and increase their savings. For more information, visit these sites: Air Source Heat Pumps Tax Credit| Heat Pump Water Heater Tax Credit.High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment:SEER (M) Only Equipment CriteriaSEER2 (M1) Equipment CriteriaCentral Air Conditioner ≥ 16 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER Tier 1≥ 15.2 SEER2 and ≥ 12.0 EER2 Tier 1Central Air Conditioner ≥ 18 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER Tier 2≥ 16.9 SEER2 and ≥ 12.4 EER2 Tier 2ASHP + Ducted Mini-Splits ≥ 16 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 9.0 HSPF Tier 1≥ 15.2 SEER2 and ≥ 11.7 EER2 and ≥ 7.8 HSPF2 Tier 1ASHP + Ducted Mini-Splits ≥ 18 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 9.5 HSPF Tier 2≥ 16.9 SEER2 and ≥ 12.0 EER2 and ≥ 8.2 HSPF2 Tier 2Ductless HP Single-Zone Unit ≥ 18 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 9.0 HSPF≥ 18 SEER2 and ≥ 12.5 EER2 and ≥ 8.1 HSPF2Ductless HP Multi-Zone Unit ≥ 15.5 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER ≥ 15.5 SEER2 and ≥ 12.5 EER2 and ≥ 7.8 HSPF2Geothermal Heat Pump (Closed Loop)**≥ 17.1 EER and ≥ 3.6 COPENERGY STAR® Certified Smart ThermostatENERGY STAR CertifiedSeasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER), is most commonly used to measure the efficiency of a central air conditioner operating over an entire cooling season. The higher the SEER, the more efficient the system.Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) is a measure of how efficiently a cooling system will operate when the outdoor temperature is at a specific level (95°F). The higher the EER, the more efficient the system.(Source: ENERGYSTAR.gov)*Pepco is not a qualified tax consultant. This information is not intended as personal tax advice. Please contact a tax professional or CPA to confirm details specific to your qualifications and eligibility or visit www.irs.gov to learn more.**Qualifying geothermal products installed in new construction homes are eligible for a discount. Please call us at 1.443.948.6193 to verify.