Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 05/30/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
|Amount:||In-Home Energy Evaluation Program|
Duct Repair: $500
Rehabilitation Work: $250
HVAC Replacement: $250/unit
HVAC Tune-up: $150/unit
Water Heater and Pipe Insulation: $50
Air Sealing: $500
Energy Right Program
Standard Electric Water Heater: $300
Marathon Electric Water Heater: $400
Energy Star Homes: $400
|Maximum Incentive:||In-Home Energy Evaluation Program: 50% of installed cost up to $500/household|
|Eligible System Size:||Standard: 30 gallon or greater |
Marathon: 40 gallon or greater
|Equipment Requirements:||Home should be all-electric with the exception of gas logs |
Electric/Dual fuel heat pumps must be at least 13 SEER/8.2 HSPF
Energy Star Certified Homes: HERS rating of .85 or better
Blue Ridge Mountain EMC and TVA, its power supplier, offer the Energy Right and In Home Energy Evaluation programs to qualified members. To qualify for water heater rebates provided by the Energy Right program, a home must be built to meet the program requirements. Homes that meet the program requirements will be all-electric and have an efficient heat pump installed. Additionally, homes which achieve a HERS score of .85 are eligible for a $400 rebate.
The In Home Energy Evaluation provides incentives for energy saving and weatherization home improvements. Households can receive up to a $500 rebate for pursuing eligible measures. Qualifying measures include window replacements, HVAC replacements and tune-ups, added insulation, duct and air sealing, and water heater insulation. Some measures can be self-installed, however, the maximum rebate for self-installed measures is $250.
Consult the Blue Ridge Mountain EMC website for more information on these programs.
Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation
1360 Main St.
P.O. Box 9
Young Harris, GA 30582
Phone: (706) 379-3121
Phone 2: (800) 292-6456
Fax: (706) 379-4834
Web Site: http://www.brmemc.com/
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