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Orlando Utilities Commission - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/13/2013
Program Overview:
State: Florida
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Roofs, Solar Screen, Window Film, Heat Pump Water Heater, Cool Roof
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Window Film or Solar Screen : $1/sq.ft.
Energy Star Windows : $2/sq.ft.
Cool Roof: $0.14/sq. ft.
Block Wall Insulation : $0.66 sq.ft
Ceiling Insulation Upgrade : $0.05 sq.ft.
Floor Insulation Upgrade : $0.07 sq.ft.
Heat Pump : $20-$1,275
Duct Repair / Replacement : 100% of cost, up to $160
A/C Proper Sizing (w/ R-30 Attic Insulation): $40 - $85
Energy Star Washing Machine: $50
Energy Star Heat Pump Water Heater: 100% of cost, up to $650
Maximum Incentive:Energy Star Heat Pump Water Heater:$650
Duct Repair/Replacement: $160
Contact OUC for more information on maximum incentive levels
Equipment Requirements:Heat Pumps: SEER 14
Cool Roof: Solar Reflectance must be 0.7 or greater
Windows must be ENERGY STARĀ® rated
Shading Coefficient (SC) of film or screen must be 0.5 or less.
Duct Repair/Replacement: See program brochure
Web Site:

Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) offers rebates on a variety of energy efficient improvements for residential customers. Customers should view the program brochure on the web site listed above for more information. Eligible measures include:

  • Window film/solar screens
  • High performance windows
  • Caulk/weatherstripping
  • Cool roofs
  • Reflective roofs
  • Building insulation
  • Heat pumps
  • Duct repair/replacement

To receive the rebate, a proof of purchase needs to be mailed to OU Customer Connection along with a completed application form. Rebates will be awarded as a credit to the customers OUC bill. OUC also has a residential financed insulation program, a custom home energy efficiency program, and a solar loan program. View the program web site to learn more about these programs.

  Orlando Utilities Commission
OU Customer Connection
PO Box 3193
Reliable Plaza at 100 West Anderson St.
Orlando, FL 32802
Phone: (407) 423-9018
Phone 2: (407) 957-7373
Web Site:
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