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Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative - Heat Pump Loan Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/18/2012
Program Overview:
State: South Carolina
Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Heat pumps
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:$500 - $12,000
Maximum Incentive:$12,000
Terms:Rate: 7.5%
Repayment: up to 60 months
Web Site:

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative (BREC) offers low interest loans to help members finance the purchase of energy efficient heat pumps. Loans under $1,500 can be financed for up to 42 months, and loans above $1,500 can be financed for up to 60 months for houses and 48 months for mobile homes. Homeowners planning to install one heat pump, electric or geothermal can borrow up to $7,500. Homeowners wishing to install two or more heat pumps or one geothermal heat pump can borrow up to $12,000. Mobile Home owners can borrow up to $5000. Qualifying heat pump must have a SEER Rating of 13 or higher. Contact BREC for more information on this program.

  Anderson Office
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
1212 North Fant Street
Anderson, SC 29622
Phone: (864) 878-6326
Phone 2: (800) 240-3400
Web Site:
  Greenville Office
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
3751 Highway 11
Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Phone: (864) 647-2005
Phone 2: (800) 240-3400
Web Site:
  Oconee Office
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
2328 Sandifer Blvd
Westminster, SC 29693
Phone: (864) 647-2005
Phone 2: (800) 240-3400
Web Site:
  Pickens Office
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative
734 West Main Street
PO Box 277
Pickens, SC 29671
Phone 2: (800) 240-3400
Web Site:
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