Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program (Louisiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Cleco Power - Power Miser New Home Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rate Discount|
|Eligible Technologies||Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Windows, Ventilation, Kitchen and Laundry Equipment|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Discount: 10% discount on energy from November through April for the first five years that the customer lives in participating house.|
Heat Pump Bonus: Up to $1,000 for eligible heat pump installations
|Equipment Requirements||Home must be built to Power Miser Standards.|
|Program Administrator||Cleco Power|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-05-08|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-02-20|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Louisiana's Cleco Power offers energy efficiency incentives to eligible customers. Cleco Power offers a rate discount for residential customers building homes that meet the Power Miser Program specifications. Additionally, new homes installing eligible heat pumps may receive up to a $1,000 bonus rebate. A customer that is building a new home that meets program standards will receive a rate discount of 10% between November and April for the first five years they live in the house.
Power Miser Standards include:
*Air Conditioner/Heat Pump e has minimum SEER rating of 14 *Metal ductwork has 2 inches foil-backed or vinyl-backed insulation *Non-metal ductwork made out of insulating material with branch duct R-6 - plenum R-4 *Electric water heater is well-insulated *Floor and wall insulation with minimum rating of R-13 *Ceiling insulation with minimum rating of R-30 *Kitchen and laundry equipment must be all-electric *Adequate attic ventilation
Within 60 days after the home is built, the customer must submit a verification form to obtain the rate discount. More specifications for both of these incentive offerings can be found on the program web site listed above.
|Contact Name||Customer Service - Cleco|
|Address||2030 Donahue Ferry Rd|
|Address 2||P.O. Box 5000|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.