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SystemVision Energy Guarantee Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/11/2014
Program Overview:
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Applicable Sectors: Nonprofit, Local Government, Construction
Amount:$4,000 for each home developed through the New Homes Loan Pool or the Self-Help Loan Pool following SystemVision guidelines
$1,000 bonus for homes certified under NC HealthyBuilt Homes or similar certification program
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The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency encourages the construction of energy efficient affordable housing through their SystemVision Energy Guarantee Program. The Agency will provide a construction subsidy of $4,000 to nonprofits and local governments for each home they develop through the New Homes Loan Pool or the Self-Help Loan Pool following SystemVision guidelines. The guidelines, developed by Advanced Energy, include specific energy efficiency standards such as smart mechanical ventilation systems that control indoor air quality and humidity levels. Nonprofits and local governments can also earn an additional $1,000 for each home they develop which meets SystemVision standards and is certified by the HealthyBuilt Homes program, or similar home certification program.

  SystemVision Energy Guarantee Program
North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
3508 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 877-5700
Phone 2: (800) 393-0988
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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