Duke Energy (Gas & Electric) - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Ohio)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Ohio

Name Duke Energy (Gas and Electric) - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential, Builder
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Existing Home Air-source Heat Pump: $200 (home owner); $100 (dealer)

Existing Home Geothermal Heat Pump: $200 (homeowner); $100 (dealer) Existing Home Air Conditioner: $200 (home owner); $100 (dealer) Existing Home Gas Furnace: $200 (home owner); $100 (builder) Heat Pump/AC in New Home: $300/heat pump installed (builder) New Home Gas Furnace: $300 (builder) A/C Cycling Power Manager Program: $35 + bill credits Energy Audit and Energy Efficiency Starter Kit: Free

Equipment Requirements Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners: must be a 14 SEER or greater and include an ECM fan motor

Geothermal Heat Pumps: must be a 10.5 EER or greater and include an ECM fan motor
Gas Furnaces: must be a 90% AFUE or greater

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

Program Administrator Duke Energy - Smart $aver Residential Rebate Program
Website http://www.duke-energy.com/ohio/savings/smart-saver.asp

References DSIRE[1]


Duke Energy provides a financial incentive for its residential customers to purchase energy efficient HVAC products through the Smart $aver program. A $200 rebate is available for geothermal heat pumps with an EER of 10.5 or higher and heat pumps and air conditioners with a SEER value greater than or equal to 14. To receive the rebate, the customer's HVAC contractor must complete a Smart $aver Incentive Application form for each unit installed. Duke Energy also provides a participating dealer incentive of $100 for the heating contractor, sales representative, or the dealership who sells/installs the heat pump or air conditioning unit. The dealer must be on the Participating Heating Dealer and Builder list.

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Incentive Contact

Contact Name Smart Saver Incentive Program
Department Duke Energy
Address PO Box 525
Place Snellville, Georgia
Zip/Postal Code 30078
Phone 866-785-6209

Website http://www.duke-energy.com/ohio/savings/offers.asp

  • 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)"