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Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Program

Reduce energy use and save money

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer Efficiency Program

Ulta-Low Temperature freezers, also known as minus 80 freezers, use an enormous amount of energy in Penn lab buildings.  The Ultra-Low Temperature (ULT) Freezer Efficiency Program was established to reduce the number of old and under-utilized freezers and provide an incentivize for the purchase of highly efficient ULT freezers. The program includes incentives for both recycling existing freezers and purchasing new freezers. 

Please note, the rebate thresholds have been updated. Applications submitted after 11/15/2019 will be required to comply with updated standards. 

The application form is here, and the full description of the program is here.  A partial list of qualifying freezers is here.

Contact Madeline Schuh at mschuh@upenn.edu with any questions.