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Dominion Virginia Power - Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/02/2012
Program Overview:
State: Virginia
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Duct/Air sealing, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Plug Load Occupancy Sensor, PC Software, Smart Strip, Energy Star Multi-function printer
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial
Amount:Commercial Energy Audit/Incentives: Up to $4,000
Duct Testing/Sealing: $90/ton (20 tons or less)
Duct Testing/Sealing: $75/ton (21 tons or more)
Maximum Incentive:Commercial Energy Audit/Incentives: $4,000
Equipment Requirements:Heat Pumps: 14.5 SEER
Installation Requirements:Business customer must have a demand less than 10MW in order to participate.
Funding Source:Rate Payers
Program Budget:$28.1 million
Start Date:May 1, 2010
Expiration Date:March 31, 2013
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 Dominion Virginia Power provides a number of rebates to customers for the installation of energy efficient equipment and measures.

 The Commercial Energy Audit program provides an on-site analysis of energy use, a custom report with upgrade recommendations, financial incentives that cover approved measures, access to prequalified contractors and equipment installation at the convenience of the customer. Areas of focus are in CPU Power Management, Vending Machine Controller (Cold Drink), Refrigeration Retrocommissioning, Display Case Lighting Control. Refrigeration Pressure Improvement, Auto-Closers on Main Freezer Doors and Zero-Heat Reach-In Glass Doors. Customers addressing inefficiency in these areas will be provided an incentive to help cover the cost of recommended upgrades. The maximum incentive amount provided under this program is $4,000. View the program web site for full incentive details.

Additionally, commercial customers are provided rebates for testing and sealing leaky air ducts. Systems evaluated will include air handlers, air intake, return and supply plenums, and any connecting duct work. Incentives vary depending on the unit size of their HVAC system. Rebates range from $75/ton - $90/ton. View the program web site for additional details on this program.



  Dominion Virginia Power
P.O. Box 26666
Richmond, VA 23290-0001
Phone: (866) 366-4357
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