FORT WAYNE, Ind. — WaterFurnace International Inc., a leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, announced it is extending its Perfect Choice Savings Event rebate program through March 31, 2013. Homeowners have a choice of packages that include WaterFurnace’s 7 Series 700A11 variable capacity geothermal heat pump or the 5 Series 500A11 geothermal heat pump, with rebates that range from $1,000 to $2,500.

“The Perfect Choice Savings Event has helped homeowners around the country upgrade to a WaterFurnace geothermal heating and air conditioning system,” said Tim Litton, WaterFurnace director of marketing communications. “Thanks to the program’s tremendous response, we’re extending this special offer into 2013. Dramatic savings on utility bills combined with a 30 percent federal tax credit and a growing number of local incentives make the Perfect Choice Savings Event very attractive.”

Three promotional packages are available. The Ultimate Comfort Package offers a $2,500 instant rebate on the WaterFurnace 7 Series 700A11, a variable capacity unit that is said to surpass both a 41 energy efficiency ratio (EER) and 5.3 coefficient of performance (COP). In addition, the package includes: Aurora variable speed control to continuously monitor and optimize operation; choice between two programmable thermostats, both with humidity control, or the option to include the IntelliZone2 zoning system; choice of electric heat or AlpinePure™ 4-inch MERV 11 filters; and choice of a WaterFurnace flow center or a well water kit.

The Essential Comfort Package gives homeowners a $1,500 instant rebate on WaterFurnace’s 5 Series 500A11 dual capacity geothermal heat pump with the Aurora Expansion Board (AXB) for energy monitoring and the IntelliStart soft start system. The package also includes: choice of thermostat; choice of electric heat or AlpinePure 411, and choice of a WaterFurnace flow center or a well water kit.

The Geothermal Upgrade Package is designed for homeowners who already have a geothermal heating and cooling system. The package offers a $1,000 instant rebate on a 5 Series 500A11 system to replace an existing geothermal unit of any brand.

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Publication date: 1/7/2013