The CNMI Division of Energy is inviting all interested home appliance distributors, retailers and vendors to register to participate in the CNMI State Energy Program–Energy-efficient/Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program as a qualified participating vendor or retailer partner of energy-efficient or Energy Star-rated appliances to encourage energy-efficiency and to promote the importance of energy conservation in the CNMI.
To participate and qualify as a registered participating distributor, retailer or vendor, interested parties must meet the following minimum requirements and perform the services, as stated below:
1. Must have the ability to supply, deliver, and install, new Energy-Efficient/Energy Star-rated qualified clothes washers, refrigerators, or room air conditioners. For more information on products that bear the Energy Star logo and listed on the Energy Star-qualified products, visit the website at www.energystar.gov.
In addition, the SEP-EE/ESARP will also qualify, under U.S. EPA standards, non-Energy Star-rated split-type room air-conditioning units with seasonal energy efficiency ratio of 18.0 or higher.
2. Must be able to provide the following required services: 100% delivery and installation of new energy-efficient appliances, 100% haul-away of old appliances, 100%, Re-capturing of refrigerants, 100% decommissioning, disposal, and recycling of old and used appliances replaced by the program.
3. Must comply with all federal and CNMI laws and regulations relating to the proper recapturing, storage and disposal of all recovered refrigerants, oils, etc.
4. Must agree to adhere to any and all additional requirements of the program.
Letters of requests to participate in the program must be addressed to: Ms. Thelma B. Inos, Director, CNMI Energy Division Office, and must also include a statement, on official company letterhead, certifying that minimum requirements are met and that the above services could be performed.
Letters shall be submitted to, and received by the CNMI Energy Division Office, at House 1337, Ascencion Dr., Capital Hill, Saipan, MP 96950, no later than 4:30pm on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (PR)