Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-130 Same--Large general service.
A discount shall be offered on service used during summer as defined in Section
electric service provided under the large general service (section 27-116) when the customer
receiving such service allows the city to install and operate a radio-controlled switching device
on the customer's air-conditioning or heat pump equipment, subject to the following conditions:
percent discount shall be offered on the customer charge and usage, net of
fuel adjustment, and before taxes.
(2) Load control devices shall be
installed only on central air-conditioning and heat pump
(3) There shall be no maximum size
for air conditioning or heat pump units, provided that
the unit has a control system that will accommodate switch installation
, and the director has
authorized the installation
(4) The city will install and maintain the radio-control
(5) A written authorization will be provided by the customer
(by the owner for rental
property) permitting the city to install, maintain and operate the switch device.
(6) The air-conditioner or heat pump is maintained by
the customer and in a manner such
that it operates at its highest efficiency.
(7) The city shall have the authority to discontinue
the discount at any time that the customer
violates any provision of this section, and shall not restore the discount until the violation is
(8) If the customer receiving load control service is
not satisfied with the service, the
customer may request that the city remove the load control switch at which time the discount
shall also be terminated.
(9) The discount shall be applied for service rendered
to any premises after the written
authority is received and shall continue thereafter even though the premises are sold or the
occupant changes until such time as the current occupant or owner requests that the service be
(10) If more than twenty-five (25) percent of the air-conditioning
load is supplied by
equipment which does not allow installation of a load control device, participation in this
program and the amount of discount will be at the determination of the director or the director's
(Ord. No. 13491, § 1, 10-19-92; Ord. No. 14051, § 1, 5-16-94; Ord. No. 15619, § 1, 5-18-98;
Ord. No. 19681, § 1, 9-17-07
; Ord. No. 20417, § 1, 9-21-09)
(Ord. 20417, Amended, 09/21/2009, Prior Text; Ord. 19681, Amended, 09/17/2007, Prior Text)