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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Garland Power & Light - Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 01/12/2015
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Window Solar Screens and Film
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Lighting: $100/kW reduced

Small Commercial
Central Air Conditioning: $500 - $700 per unit, depending on efficiency
Central Heat Pump: $600 - $800 per unit, depending on efficiency

Room Air Conditioners: $50 - $100
Central Air Conditioning: $500 - $700 per unit, depending on efficiency
Central Heat Pump: $600 - $800 per unit, depending on efficiency
Ceiling Insulation: $0.15 per square foot of attic
Windows/Doors: $5.00 per square foot
Window Solar Screens and Film: $1.00 per square foot of windows covered
Duct Replacement: $0.25 per square foot of conditioned space
Duct Leakage Test, Repairs & Sealing: 50% of cost
Weatherization Measures (Caulking, Weatherstripping, etc.): 50% of cost
Maximum Incentive:Weatherization: $500 per home
Lighting: $20,000
Eligible System Size:Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps: five-ton limitation per unit
Equipment Requirements:Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps: At least SEER 15; EER 12.0
Room Air Conditioners: Must be Energy Star rated and added to existing home
Ceiling Insulation: Existing and new insulation must be at least R-30
Windows/Doors: Must be Energy Star rated
Installation Requirements:Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps: Installations must be completed by a licensed air conditioning contractor. Customer must obtain a permit from the City of Garland for work performed. (A city permit is required for a system change out).
Weatherization: Contractor must perform work
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Garland Power and Light (GP&L) offers the incentives to its residential, small commercial and commercial customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes and facilities. Rebates for installing central air conditioning or heat pumps in already existing homes and businesses is available to residential and small commercial customers. Additionally, a separate lighting program is available to commercial customers who reduced their facility demand. Details on both offerings are available on the program web site.

Residential customers also qualify for rebates when they install high efficiency window air conditioning units with an Energy Star Rating or make weatherization improvements to already existing homes. Eligible weatherization measures include: ceiling insulation up-grades, weather-stripping, caulking, Energy Star windows and doors, window solar screens and film, duct insulation or replacement, duct leakage tests, and duct sealing. See respective rebate applications on the program web site for specific instructions and amounts. Contact Garland Power and Light for more information.

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Garland Power & Light
217 North Fifth Street
Garland, TX 75040
Phone: (972) 205-2929
Phone 2: (972) 205-2671
Fax: (972) 205-2636
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