Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 07/20/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Ceiling Fan, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Motors, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Room Air Conditioners, RCA Tune Up, Energy Assessment and Audit
|Amount:||ENERGY STAR New Homes Program: Contact AEP|
In-home Energy Audit: $100
Pin Based CFL Indoor Fixture: $20
Pin Based CFL-Outdoor Fixture: $35
CFL Torchieres: $20
Wall Insulation: $200
Air Sealing: $200
ENERGY STAR Window Replacement: $200
Attic Insulation: $200
Shower Start/Stop: $25
ENERGY STAR Ceiling Fan: $20
Heat Pump Programmable Thermostat: $50
Duct Sealing: $150
RCA Tune Up: $50
Furnace ECM: $150
ENERGY STAR Central Air Conditioning Replacement: $100
ENERGY STAR Heat Pump Replacement: $350
Complete System Bonus: $150
Performance Bonus Assessment: $25
All-Electric Audit: $50
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
CFL in-store discounts: 12 bulbs, varies by store
|Equipment Requirements:||Appliances must be Energy Star|
ENERGY STAR Heat Pump Replacement: Existing HP must be SEER 13 and HSPF 7.7 or less and new HP must have a SEER of 14.5 and an HSPF of 8.5 or greater.
The AEP Ohio gridSMART® In-home Energy Assessment and In-home Energy Audit Programs offer rebates for the installation of energy-saving measures recommended by a program-approved auditor. Customers can request an audit or assessment from the first number listed, below, and have six months from the date of the audit/assessment to submit all rebate applications. Rebates will be paid to all eligible and qualifying applications until the budget is exhausted.
The Energy Assessment costs $25 and will result in the installation of energy saving equipment in residences by a qualified auditor. The auditor will also provide recommended energy improvements to be implemented within six months. The In-home Energy Audit is a comprehensive diagnostic performed by a program-approved auditor following Building Performance Institute (BPI) standards including a blower door test to find air infiltration and a combustion efficiency test to gauge appliances and equipment efficiency. A variety of rebates are available to customers who make recommended improvements. Customers that have an audit or assessment and have at least $1000 worth of measures installed will have audit fees refunded. Contact AEP for more information on this program.
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