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Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/27/2012
Program Overview:
State: Florida
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Roofs, Cool Roof
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential
Amount:Heat Pump (Heat Pump Replacement): $100 - $150
Heat Pump (Strip Heat Replacement): $250 - $350
Air Conditioning for Homes with Non-Electric Heat: $50
Duct Test: 50% of cost
Duct Repair (ducted electric heat): $150/home
Duct Repair (nonducted electric heat): $50/home
Ceiling Insulation: $75 - $100 + $0.05 - $0.07/sq. ft. (above 1500 sq. ft.)
Wall Insulation: $0.20/sq. ft.
Cool Roof: $0.15/sq. ft. (single-family home); $40 (manufactured home)
Replacement Windows: $1/sq. ft.
Window Film/Screen: 50%
Maximum Incentive:Duct Test: $$150
Duct Repair: $100 per unit
Cool Roof: $150
Wall Insulation: $300
Replacement Windows - $250
Window Films/Screens - $100
Eligible System Size:Insulation: the insulated area must be at least 500 sq. ft.
Equipment Requirements:Insulation: R-19 or higher
Air Conditioner: minimum 14 SEER
Heat Pumps: minimum 14 SEER, 7.8 HSPF rating
Cool Roof: Must meet program technical guidelines
Windows: replacement windows - solar heat gain coefficient of .5 or less and a U-value of .75 or less; window film/screen - shading coefficient of .45 or less and a solar heat gain coefficient of .40 or less.
Installation Requirements:Must be installed by a pre-approved contractor
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Upon request, Progress Energy Florida will perform a free home energy inspection. To qualify for one or all of the rebates, measures must be recommended during the inspection. Eligible equipment and measures include heat pumps, duct maintenance, insulation improvements, window upgrades and roof upgrades. There is also an online Home Energy Check survey to facilitate this process. Customers may be eligible for an additional credit towards their electric bill if they install a high-efficiency electric heat pump and participate in Progress Energy’s insulation or duct check programs within 90 days.

  Customer Service- Progress Energy Florida
Residential Customer Service
PO Box 1551
Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone: (800) 700-8744
Phone 2: (888) 302-8348
E-Mail: EnergyWise@pgnmail.ocm
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