Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 03/04/2013
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Clothes Washers, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
||Residential, Low-Income Residential
|Amount:||Air Sealing: up to $150|
Floor Insulation: $50 - $100
Bandjoist Insulation: $50 - $100
Wall Insulation: Up to $250
Ceiling Insulation: Up to $250
Window Replacement: $30 (window); $60 (picture window/sliding glass door)
Programmable Thermostat: $10-$20
Refrigerator Recycling: $40
Clothes Washers: $25-$50
Central AC: $150 - $250
Home Energy Audits: $75
Multifamily: Lighting and Heating Upgrades
|Maximum Incentive:||Contact DTE|
|Equipment Requirements:||Windows must be recognized/rated by NFRC (National Fenestration Rating Council) and ENERGY STAR|
Insulation must be recognized/rated by the ASTM (American Society Testing Measurement)
Central AC: 15 SEER
|Installation Requirements:||See program brochure
DTE offers a combination of energy audit discounts and rebates for the installation of energy efficiency improvements in Detroit Edison Electric and Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. service areas. Actual rebate levels vary according to whether the customer receives MichCon gas, DTE electric service, or both. Eligible measures and equipment includes programmable thermostats, energy audits, insulation, central ac systems, appliance recycling, and air sealing. Customers should check the program web site for details.
The application and supporting documentation must be received within 30 days of audit completion, and sales invoices or paid receipts must accompany applications. All equipment must be purchased and installed prior to application submission. Customers must utilize gas distribution service from MichCon and/or electricity distribution service from Detroit Edison to be eligible for cash rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficiency measures. An invoice itemizing the purchased equipment and/or services provided must accompany this application. Payment processing may take 6-8 weeks or longer if information is incomplete or inaccurate. Contact DTE for more information on these offerings.
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