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City of Duluth - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/06/2012
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Local Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Boilers, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Maximum Incentive:$2,500 per single unit property
Additional $500 per available unit in 2-4 unit residences
25% of DEEP qualified contractor installed improvements
Higher rebates available for income qualified households
Equipment Requirements:All energy improvements must meet a 10-year payback requirement
Installation Requirements:Equipment must be installed by contractor qualified by City of Duluth
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The City of Duluth offers an incentive program to residents upgrade household equipment or install energy efficiency measures. Contractor-installed improvements are eligible for a rebate worth 25% of the installation cost. Rebates are available for insulation, air sealing, furnace and boiler replacements, water heaters, lighting improvements, and certain appliances. Rebates are capped at $2,500 per single unit property with a $500 additional incentive per unit for 2-4 unit residences. Higher rebates levels are available for income-qualified residents. All upgrades must have a minimum payback of 10 years. Only residents of Duluth are eligible for incentives under this program. Duluth residents may click here to find out how to participate in this program.

  Duluth Energy Efficiency Program
City of Duluth
2304 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55806
Phone: (218) 336-1038
Fax: (218) 624-4984
Web Site:
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