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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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AEP Appalachian Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 06/23/2014
Program Overview:
State: West Virginia
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, HVAC Maintenance, HVAC Upgrades, CFLs, Air Purifiers, Heat Pump Water Heaters, ENERGY STAR appliances
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Low-Income Residential
Amount:Clothes Washer: $50
Refrigerators/Freezers: $25
Room Air Purifier: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500
Refrigerator/ Freezer Recycling: $50
Energy Efficient LED light bulbs: Varies
Energy Efficient CFL light bulbs: Varies
Attic Insulation: $0.40/sq.ft. up to $500
Basement Wall Insulation: $0.40/sq.ft. up to $300
Crawlspace Insulation: $0.40/sq.ft. up to $300
Envelope Air Infiltration – 40% reduction: Half invoice up to $400
Envelope Air Infiltration – 30% reduction: Half invoice up to $300
Envelope Air Infiltration – 20% reduction: Half invoice up to $200
Duct Sealing: $100
HVAC Maintenance/Cleaning: 50% of cost up to $125
Electric Furnace Replaced with Heat Pump: $200 per ton up to $600
Heat Pump Upgrade – 14 SEER: $100 per ton up to $300
Heat Pump Upgrade – 15 SEER: $150 per ton up to $450
Equipment Requirements:Customer must have received a completed free in-home assessment by Appalachian Power in order to qualify for rebates

Heat Pumps:
• Upgrade of heat pump requires minimum 14 SEER
• Heat pump replacing electric furnace requires minimum 13 SEER
Funding Source:ApCo HomeSMART Program
Web Site:

Appalachian Power’s Residential Energy Efficiency Programs offer rebates on the purchase of certain qualifying equipment types. See the program website for more information.

  AEP/Appalachian Power Rebate Programs
Phone: (888) 446-7719
Fax: (888) 446-8493
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