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PSNC Energy (Gas) - Green Building Rate Discount   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/20/2012
Program Overview:
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Utility Rate Discount
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Daylighting
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Amount:$0.05 discount/therm
Equipment Requirements:Commercial customer must qualify for service on Rate 125 and meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification or equivalent.
Residential customer must qualify for service on Rate 101 and meet ENERGY STAR for Homes qualification or equivalent.
Web Site: http://www.psncenergy.com/en/save-energy-and-money/
Summary:

This discounted rate is available to commercial customers whose building meets the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification or equivalent. To qualify, the customer must be on the Rate 125. Qualifying customers pay $.05 per therm less than otherwise applicable Rate 125. For buildings that use equivalent means to qualify, a registered professional engineer’s statement must be provided that states that the building uses no more energy, on a per square foot basis, than a LEED certified building. Residential homes must produce a statement from a registered professional engineer that states that the home uses no more energy, on a per square foot basis, than an Energy Star home. After receiving documentation that a home qualifies, PSNC Energy will assign the customer’s account to Rate Schedule 102, which entails a $0.05 discount per therm from Rate Schedule 101.Upon receiving documentation that a building qualifies, PSNC Energy will assign the customer’s account to Rate Schedule 127, which entails the $0.05 discount per therm.


 
Contact:
  Commercial Programs - PSNC
PSNC Energy
Builder/Commercial Group
PO Box 1398
Gastonia, NC 28053-1398
Phone: (877) 776-2427
Fax: (704) 810-3118
E-Mail: PSNCBuilderGroup@scana.com
 
  Residential Programs - PSNC
PSNC Energy
Appliance Rebates
PO Box 1398
Gastonia, NC 28053-1398
Phone: (877) 776-2427
Phone 2: (866) 546-5369
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