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Middle Tennessee EMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/09/2012
Program Overview:
State: Tennessee
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, HVAC tune-up
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:50% of installed cost, up to one time maximum of $500 for the following MTEMC recommended measures:
Windows (Replacement): $500
Storm Windows: $500
Duct Work: $500
Rehabilitation Work: $250
HVAC (Replacement): $250
Building Insulation: $500
Self-Installed Weatherization Measures: $250
Water Heater Insulation: $50
Air Sealing: $500
HVAC Tune-Up: $150
Maximum Incentive:One-time rebate of 50% of installed cost, up to $500, for MTEMC recommended measures
Equipment Requirements:See program web site
Web Site:

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) offer incentives for residential customers through the In-Home Energy Evaluation Program. This program provides in-home energy assessments and recommendations based upon the assessment findings. A total one-time rebate of 50% of installed costs, up to $500, will be available to participating customers who pursue recommendations provided by an MTEMC/TVA-certified evaluator. Equipment and measures which are eligible for this incentive include: windows, duct repairs, HVAC improvements, building insulation, air sealing, and equipment tune-ups. View the program web site for more information on this incentive program.

  Customer Service - MTEMC
Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation
555 New Salem Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (877) 490-9325
Fax: (615) 494-1595
Web Site:
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