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Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Gas) - Energy Star Home Rebate   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/08/2012
Program Overview:
State: Ohio
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Programmable Thermostats, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor
Amount:Full Adoption of Energy Star (Version 2.5) Standards: $750
Vectren Gold Star - HERS rating of 70 or less: $750
Furnace: $300
Boiler: $500
Tankless Water Heater: $150
Storage Water Heater: $50-$150
Programmable Thermostat: $20
Equipment Requirements:Full Adoption of Energy Star Standards: HERS rating of 70 or less
Furnace: 92% AFUE
Boiler: 90% AFUE
Tankless Water Heater: .82 EF
Storage Water Heater: .62 EF
Installation Requirements:Use of natural gas for all space heating and water heating
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Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio offers a flat rebate to builders of residential single-family Energy Star certified homes that receive gas service from the company. In order to qualify, homes must either meet Energy Star version 2.5 standards or meet a HERS rating of 70 or less. In addition, homes must use natural gas for all space heating and water heating. Furnaces, boilers and water heaters are also offered through this program and are subject to additional efficiency requirements.  

Rebate forms must be postmarked within 90 days of completion of home construction. Please see the program web site for additional details and application information.

  Kirk Barrett
Vectren Energy Delivery
Centerville, OH 45459
Phone: (937) 760-8232
Web Site:
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