Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/21/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Audit, HVAC Tune-up
||Residential, Utility, Installer/Contractor
Duct Repair, Replacement, and Sealing: $500
Minor Repair Work: $250
Replace HVAC: $250
Electric Water Heater and Pipe Insulation: $50
Air Sealing/Weatherstrip/Caulk: $500
Central HVAC Tune-up: $150
|Maximum Incentive:||50% cost up to $500|
|Equipment Requirements:||Windows: ENERGY STAR|
Duct Repair, Replacement, and Sealing: Existing HVAC only
Minor Repair Work: Broken glass, glazing or prime door replacement, with power company pre-approval.
Replace HVAC: ENERGY STAR qualification required, all heat pumps included, and power company pre-approval for dual-fuel or air conditioning.
Attic Insulation: Ventilation must be nonpowered
Air sealing must include weatherstrip and caulk.
Self-installed insulation, caulk, weatherstrip, and rehabilitation require power company approval and only the cost of materials may be claimed.
|Installation Requirements:||Minimum investment must be at least $150.|
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) energy right In-Home Energy Evaluation Pilot Program encourages the installation of energy-efficiency improvements in existing single family dwellings. The program offers an in-home energy assessment as well as financing options and rebates/incentives to help homeowners who choose to make investments in significant energy efficiency improvements. Evaluations are performed by TVA-certified energy advisors and measures are inspected after installation.
Customers should contact their local utilities to see if the program is currently offered.
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