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 Resources Licensed 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: Participating Distributors Advanced Heating Technology Lennox Aireco Northeastern Supply Applied Equipment Solutions Peirce-Phelps Balsan Group-Johnstone Supply R.E. Michel Carrier Mid-Atlantic Shore Distributors Crossroads Thos. Somerville Ferguson T Stats Supply Goodman United Products H.M. Sweeny United Refrigeration, Inc. HVAC Distributors, Inc. Wallace Group-Johnstone Supply Johnson Controls dba York International WaterFurnace International Ready-to-Install High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment To 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. High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment That Qualifies for Program Discounts: Equipment (AHRI Rated) Efficiency Level Central Air Conditioner Tier 1 ≥ 16 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER Central Air Conditioner Tier 2 ≥ 18 SEER and ≥ 12.5 EER Air Source Heat Pump Tier 1 ≥ 16 SEER, ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 9.0 HSPF Air Source Heat Pump Tier 2 ≥ 18 SEER, ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 9.5 HSPF Ductless Heat Pump Single-Zone ≥ 18 SEER, ≥12.5 EER, and ≥ 9 HSPF Ductless Heat Pump Multi-Zone ≥ 15.5 SEER, ≥12.5 EER, and ≥ 8.6 HSPF Geothermal Heat Pump (Closed Loop)* ≥ 17.1 EER and ≥ 3.6 COP ENERGY STAR® Certified Smart Thermostat ENERGY STAR certified Seasonal 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) *New construction homes that are not ENERGY STAR certified are eligible to receive a rebate for installed geothermal heat pumps.