DEMCO - Touchstone Energy Home Program (Louisiana)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Louisiana

Name DEMCO - Touchstone Energy Home Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps, Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Electric Heat Pump: $0.10 per square foot of living area

Water Heater: $125

Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-08
Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-12

References DSIRE[1]


DEMCO, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, provides residential customers who have a qualified Touchstone Energy Home, a rebate of up to $0.10 per square foot of living area for electric heat pumps and $125 for electric water heaters. The special one-time rebate is not a permanent offer.

The main Touchstone Energy Home features are: • R-19 composite wall insulation • R-30 ceiling insulation • Attic ventilation • R-19 floor insulation over crawl spaces • Double pane windows or low-E windows • Metal insulated door or solid core wood door • Infiltration control to help prevent air from leaking into the home • Exhaust systems in bathrooms and kitchen • An exterior house wrap • Metal duct systems with minimum 3” insulation wrap or locate duct in conditioned space • An energy-efficient electric water heater from DEMCO • A high-efficiency electric heat pump

Guidelines for building a Touchstone Energy Home and more detailed information are available online.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name DEMCO Headquarters

Address 16262 Wax Road

Place Greenwell Springs, Louisiana
Zip/Postal Code 70739
Phone (225) 261-1221
Phone 2 (800) 262-0221


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


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"