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Barron Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Resource Conservation Loan Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/13/2014
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Building Insulation, Windows, Ventilation Fans, LED Lighting, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:up to $5,000
Maximum Incentive:$5,000
Terms:Rate: 3%
Repayment: 5 years
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A 5-year weatherization and energy-efficient heating and cooling equipment loan for up to $5,000 at 3% interest is available for Barron Electric Cooperative (BEC) members who complete some or all of the recommendations from a Home Performance Assessment. Year-round residential members are eligible for a free Home Performance Assessment by a certified contractor through BEC. The contractor will perform a full energy evaluation with performance testing and will recommend energy-saving home improvements, based on the evaluation. If the member decides to apply for the loan, an assessment is required before the project begins and after the work is completed to measure the energy-saving results. Loans are available on a first-come, first serve basis. Loans are available for insulation, energy-efficient doors, windows, ventilation fans, and pre-qualified heating and cooling equipment. Home Performance Assessment/Energy Resource Conservation Loan Application forms can be found on the program web site or ordered by contacting the Member Services Department.

  Member Services Department - BEC
Barron Electric Cooperative
1434 State Highway 25 North
P.O. Box 40
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: (715) 537-3171
Phone 2: (800) 322-1008
Web Site:
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