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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Texas Gas Service - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/02/2012
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Water Heaters, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Dryer, Tune-Up, Hydronic Heating, Tankless Water Heaters
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Attic Insulation: Up to $300
Duct Sealing: $0.08/sq ft.
Natural Gas Equipment for Weatherization: Free
Residential Hydronic Heating Program: $125
Water Heater: $40
Tankless or Super High-efficiency Water Heater: $300
Furnace $75
Furnace Tune-Up: $40
Clothes Dryer: $75
WashWise Washing Machine: $25
Green Saver: $2/bill for 2 years
Equipment Requirements:Furnace: Must have a minimum AFUE of 80%
Hydronic Heater: Efficiency levels vary by system size
Air Conditioner: 14 SEER/12 EER or greater
Heat Pump: 14 SEER/12 EER
Duct Sealing: furnace must be Energy Star rated
Water Heaters: must have an Energy Factor of .62 or greater
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Texas Gas Service offers an incentive for its residential customers within the Austin and Sunset Valley city limits to install new central furnaces, hydronic water heaters, high efficiency gas water heaters (tank and tankless), duct repair/sealing and attic insulation. Residential customers must have the base gas service rate AUST I/S, SUNV I/S or ABIA I/S to be eligible.

Texas Gas Service also offers a program for low-income customers. Incentives include the installation and/or replacement of space heaters, wall furnaces or central furnaces; the provision of free weatherization services; and installation of carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. Interested Customers should call 512-974-7827. A full listing of programs with incentives and requirements can be found on the program web site seen above.

  Customer Service
Texas Gas Service Conservation Program
1301 S. Mopac Expressway
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 370-8243
E-Mail: Conservation@TexasGasService
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