Duke Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (North Carolina)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Duke Energy - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Heat pumps, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Existing Home Air-source Heat Pump: $200 (home owner)|
Existing Home Geothermal Heat Pump: $200 (home owner)
|Equipment Requirements|| Heat Pumps and A/C: must be 14 SEER or greater, include an ECM fan motor on the indoor furnace, and have an HSPF of 8.2 or greater|
A/C: must be 14 SEER or greater, include an ECM fan motor on the indoor furnace
|Installation Requirements|| The builder or HVAC dealer/installer must be a Duke Energy Trade Ally|
Heat pumps must be installed by certified heat pump technician after June, 2009
|Program Administrator||Customer Service|
|Date added to DSIRE||2009-06-20|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-05-30|
The Smart $aver program offers rebates for qualifying heat pumps or air conditioners installed on or after June 1, 2009 for Duke Energy Carolinas electric residential retail customers residing in a single-family home, condominium, duplex or mobile home. A rebate of $200 is paid after the qualified system is installed by a licensed HVAC contractor. Heat pumps and air conditioning units must meet certain energy efficiency standards listed on the program web site. Residential customers are also eligible for a free energy audit through the Home Energy House Call program. Interested customers should call 1-877-388-7676 to set up an appointment. In addition, builders who fill out the Smart $aver application located on the program web site and install qualifying heat pumps or air conditioners in new homes are eligible for a $300 per unit rebate.
|Contact Name||Residential Rebate Program|
|Address||431 Charmany Dr.|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.