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Progress Energy Carolinas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/21/2012
Program Overview:
State: South Carolina
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Room Air Conditioners, Appliance Recycling, HVAC Audit
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Air duct repair and replacement: Up to $190
Attic insulation upgrade and attic sealing: $500
Geothermal heat pump replacement: $300
HVAC Audit: $100
High-efficiency heat pump replacement: $300
High-efficiency central AC replacement: $300
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50/unit
Equipment Requirements:AC/Heat Pump Replacements: SEER 15
Geothermal Heat Pumps: EER 19
Attic Insulation: Must require air leak sealing and bring insulation up to a minimum of R30 from previous insulation level of R19 or lower
High Efficiency Room Air Conditioning: Unit must be Energy Star qualified
Installation Requirements:Must be installed by a PEC Prequalified Contractor
Room AC Units may be self-installed
The program is available to customers whose premise is at least one year old
Web Site: https://www.progress-energy.com/carolinas/home/save-energy-money/...
Summary:

Progress Energy provides incentives for residential customers to increase home energy efficiency. Rebates are provided for certain heating and cooling products, duct sealing and repairs, air sealing and upgraded insulation.. To qualify, the equipment must meet the efficiency requirements outlined on the program web site and the home must be at least one year old. Customers also must use a contractor approved by Progress Energy to participate in the program. Customers must submit an application form, including equipment cut sheets and original contractor invoice, within 90 days of completion of the work. More details and a list of approved contractors are available on the program web site. Contact Progress Energy for further information on this program.


 
Contact:
  Home Energy Improvement Program
Progress Energy Carolinas
100 Rand Park Drive Suite 108
Garner, NC 27529
Phone: (866) 990-4347
E-Mail: heip@pgnmail.com
Web Site: http://www.progress-energy.com
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