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Appliance Rebate Program Begins Today

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 6:27 am

Approximately 9,000 Iowa homeowners will be able to save money on new, energy efficient appliances with a Federally-funded state rebate program that begins Monday. Robin Van Berkum, co-owner of Van Berkum Appliance in Pella says she thinks the rebate program will help stimulate sales during a traditionally slow time of the year.

At True Value in Knoxville, Brad Crossett says the rebates will greatly reduce the prices of eligible energy-efficient appliances, but has concerns about how beneficial the stimulus will be. The Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebate program begins at 8:00 a.m. Monday morning. Rebate reservations can be made by calling 877-267-7495 or by visiting