Duke Energy (Gas & Electric) - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Ohio)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|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|
|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
|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|
|Date added to DSIRE||2007-07-30|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-07-10|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
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.
|Contact Name||Smart Saver Incentive Program|
|Address||PO Box 525|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.