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Entergy New Orleans - Residential Energy Efficiency Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/08/2014
Program Overview:
State: Louisiana
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Energy Efficiency Audits, Solar Screens
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction, Low-Income Residential
Amount:Individual Measures
New Homes: $200-$375/home
Heat Pump Water Heater: $375
Window Unit AC: $35 - $50
A/C Tune-up: $75
AC/Heat Pumps $150 - $1000
CFL's: Free Install
Pool Pumps: $400

Home Performance with Energy Star
Home Energy Assessment (Level 1): $35 cost
Home Energy Assessment (Level 2): Market Rate
Home Energy Assessment (Level 3): Market Rate
Attic Insulation: Up to $0.35/sq. ft.
Wall Insulation: $0.25/sq. ft.
Floor Insulation (Electric Heat): Up to $0.20/sq. ft.
Air Infiltration Sealing: $0.20/CFM Reduced
Duct Sealing: $0.24/sq. ft.
Solar Screens/Window Film: $1/sq. ft.
Radiant Barrier: $0.07/sq. ft.
Maximum Incentive:General: Contact Entergy New Orleans
Home Performance with Energy Star: Up to $5,000
Installation Requirements:Customers living in Orleans Parish are eligible for this program
Funding Source:New Orleans City Council
Start Date:1/1/2011
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Entergy New Orleans has designed an incentive program to help residential customers understand and make energy efficiency improvements in eligible homes. Incentives are geared towards both individual measures and whole home upgrades. Individual equipment incentives include central AC systems, heat pumps, HVAC system tune-ups, new home construction, comprehensive measures, heat pump water heaters and new windows.

The Home Performance with EnergyStar Program provides ENO residential customers with home energy assessments, recommendations for energy savings and incentives towards the cost of those upgrades. A range of insulation, air sealing, ductwork, solar window screens and radiant barriers are eligible for incentives through this program. Incentives of up to $5,000 are available through this offering. Contact Entergy New Orleans for more information on the details of this program.

  Andy Gostisha
Energy Smart Solutions Center
1615 Poydras Street Ste. 860
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (866) 721-0249
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