Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/06/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Energy Assessment
||Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor, Multi-Family Residential, Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Raters
|Amount:||Upgrade to a High-Efficiency Cooling System: $850|
Single Family Energy Assessment: $400/unit
Multi Family Energy Assessment: $200/unit
Insulation: $0.01-$0.03 x R-Value Added x sq. ft.
Air Sealing: $10/each % CFM50 reduction
Duct Sealing: $5/each % CFM50 reduction
Door: up to $400
Builders: $800 per ENERGY STAR rated home
HERS Rater Fee: $750
|Maximum Incentive:||KCP&L ENERGY STAR New Construction: $600|
MGE ENERGY STAR New Construction: $600
Air Sealing: $400
Duct Sealing: $200
|Equipment Requirements:||Attic/Ceiling Insulation: Existing insulation must be less than R-40|
ENERGY STAR rated windows and doors with a U Factor and SHGC of <=3,
Reduce air leakage between indoors and outdoors by 10%,
Reduce air leakage between ductwork and outdoors by 10%
|Installation Requirements:||Builders may qualify a home utilizing ENERGY STAR’s performance path or prescriptive path.|
Improvements must be installed or verified by a certified Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractor
|Funding Source:||KCP&L and MGE|
Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) offers rebates to residential customers towards the cost of an ENERGY STAR Home Energy Assessment and a portion of the installed efficiency improvements. Home assessments must be performed by a certified Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractor or consultant in order to qualify for a rebate. In addition, rebates will only be awarded to customers who install at least one of the qualifying efficiency improvements identified during the assessment and customers are limited to one rebate per assessment. Additionally, builders and HERS raters are eligible for incentives under these programs.
The amount of the customer rebate will vary according to assessment and implementation costs, but may not exceed $600. Missouri Gas Energy offers an identical rebate, which customers of both utilities may take advantage of for a total of $1,200 in rebates for Home Performance. The utilities reserve the right to issue the rebate in the form of a credit on a customer's bill. Customers should contact the utility or consult the program web site for a program application and additional information.
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