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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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TVA Partner Utilities - In-Home Energy Evaluation Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/21/2012
Program Overview:
State: Virginia
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Audit, HVAC Tune-up
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Utility, Installer/Contractor
Amount:Windows: $500
Duct Repair, Replacement, and Sealing: $500
Minor Repair Work: $250
Replace HVAC: $250
Insulation: $500
Electric Water Heater and Pipe Insulation: $50
Air Sealing/Weatherstrip/Caulk: $500
Central HVAC Tune-up: $150
Maximum Incentive:50% cost up to $500
Equipment Requirements:Windows: ENERGY STAR
Duct Repair, Replacement, and Sealing: Existing HVAC only
Minor Repair Work: Broken glass, glazing or prime door replacement, with power company pre-approval.
Replace HVAC: ENERGY STAR qualification required, all heat pumps included, and power company pre-approval for dual-fuel or air conditioning.
Attic Insulation: Ventilation must be nonpowered
Air sealing must include weatherstrip and caulk.
Self-installed insulation, caulk, weatherstrip, and rehabilitation require power company approval and only the cost of materials may be claimed.
Installation Requirements:Minimum investment must be at least $150.
Web Site: http://www.tva.gov/ee/in_home_eval.htm
Summary:

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) energy right In-Home Energy Evaluation Pilot Program encourages the installation of energy-efficiency improvements in existing single family dwellings. The program offers an in-home energy assessment as well as financing options and rebates/incentives to help homeowners who choose to make investments in significant energy efficiency improvements. Evaluations are performed by TVA-certified energy advisors and measures are inspected after installation.

Customers should contact their local utilities to see if the program is currently offered.


 
Contact:
  Corporate Headquarters
Tennessee Valley Authority
400 W. Summit Hill Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37902-1499
Phone: (865) 632-2101
E-Mail: tvainfo@tva.com
Web Site: http://www.tva.gov/ee/in_home_eval_dist.htm
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