City of Fredericksburg - Home Performance with Energy Star (Virginia)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Virginia

Name City of Fredericksburg - Home Performance with Energy Star (Virginia)
Incentive Type Local Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Owner Occupied Homes built before 2001
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Windows
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2012-06-30
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Varies by income




Eligible System Size Varies

Equipment Requirements Varies by installation and technology
Start Date 2011-07-01


Funding Source ARRA-EECBG

Installation Requirements Varies by technology


Maximum Incentive 50% - 75% AMI - $2,350

75% - 100% AMI - $3,850 100% - 120% AMI - $5,850 120%+ AMI - $500





Program Budget $600,000






Website http://www.gwhelp.org/

Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-26
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2011-08-03


Incentive Source http://www.dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=VA50F&re=1&ee=1


Summary

The GW-HELP program helps residents of City of Fredericksburg and surrounding counties analyze home energy use, detect energy loss and recommend energy conservation measures to make qualifying homes more energy-efficient. The program offers a free home energy check-up and rebates for energy-saving retrofits to enable homeowners to afford energy-saving home improvements.

Households in Caroline Co and City of Fredericksburg with total household incomes from 50% - 120% of 2011-2012 Area Median Income (AMI) are eligible for rebates and low-interest loans (once loan program is established). Higher income households (over 120% of AMI) in Fredericksburg and Caroline, Stafford and Spotsylvania Counties eligible for limited rebate (up to $500). Area Median Income (AMI) is annual computed for each metro area by the US Dept of Housing and Urban Development.


Note: Rebate benefit will be available for a limited period of time.

REBATE BENEFITS (City residents)

   Up to $2,350 for 4-person households with incomes between $53,050 and $79,575
   Up to $3,850 for 4-person household with incomes between $79,575 and 106,099
   Up to $5,850 for 4-person households with incomes between $106,100 and $127,320
   Up to $500 for 4-person households with incomes over $127,320*
           *also applies to similar households in Spotsylvania and Stafford Counties.

REBATE BENEFITS (Caroline County residents)

   Up to $2,350 for 4-person households with incomes between $37,300and $55,599
   Up to $3,850 for 4-person household with incomes between $55,600,and $73,899
   Up to $5,850 for 4-person households with incomes between $73,900 and $88,680
   Up to $500 for 4-person households with incomes over $88,680


      
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1.  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"