Duke Energy (Electric) - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (South Carolina)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place South Carolina

Name Duke Energy - Residential and Builder Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Geothermal Heat Pumps, System Tune-Up
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Existing Home Air-source Heat Pump: $200

Existing Home Geothermal Heat Pump: $200
Existing Home Air Conditioner: $200
Attic Insulation and Air Sealing: $250
Duct Insulation: $75
Duct Sealing: $100
Heat Pump and Air Conditioner Tune Up: $50
A/C Cycling Power Manager Program: $32 annual bill credits
Energy Audit and Energy Efficiency Starter Kit: Free

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
Geothermal Heat Pumps: must be 11.5 EER or greater and include an ECM fan motor on the indoor furnace

Installation Requirements See program web site for additional terms and details

Program Administrator Duke Energy
Website http://www.duke-energy.com/south-carolina/savings/smart-saver.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2009-08-12
Last DSIRE Review 2012-12-17
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


The Smart $aver® program offers incentives for residential customers to increase residential energy efficiency. Incentives are provided for qualifying heating and cooling equipment installation and service, attic insulation with air sealing, duct insulation, and duct sealing. Duke Energy Carolinas electric residential retail customers residing in a single-family home, condominium, duplex or mobile home are eligible for the incentives. All incentives are paid after completion of the services. 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.

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

Fax (866) 728-8293

Website http://www.duke-energy.com/south-carolina/savings/smart-saver.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)"