Gainesville Regional Utilities - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Florida)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Gainesville Regional Utilities - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Fed. Government, Local Government, Low-Income Residential, Nonprofit, Residential, State Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Pool Pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Cooking Range, Dryer, Solar Screens|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
Heat Pump Water Heater: $200
Water Heater: $250 - $350
|Equipment Requirements|| Heat Pump Water Heater: 2.0 EF minimum, Energy Star|
Central AC: 5 tons (60,000 BTU) or smaller, 8.2 HSPF, 15 SEER minimum, Energy Star
Ducts must be sealed using mastic or a combination of mastic and mesh, pressure sensitive foil tape (UL181AP) or heat sensitive foil tape (UL181AH).
|Installation Requirements||All work must be done by a Partnering Florida state licensed Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation (HARV) or mechanical contractor, with the exception of room air conditioners, which can be installed by the home owner. Insulation must be installed over or under conditioned space only.|
|Maximum Incentive|| Insulation: $375 |
Duct Leak Repair: $375; 1 duct leak repair per HVAC system, 3 per location
|Program Administrator||Gainesville Regional Utilities|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-05-02|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-08-14|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Gainesville Regional Utilities offers rebates on a variety of energy-efficient technologies for its residential electric customers. Rebates are offered for central air conditioners, room air conditioning units, heat pump water heaters, insulation, duct sealing, refrigerator recycling, pool pumps and natural gas appliance rebates. GRU may require proof of purchase after installation before awarding the rebate. Eligibility and system requirements vary widely between programs and all equipment requirements must be met in order to participate. Gainesville also offers incenctives for comprehensive whole building measures through its Energy Star Home Performance Program and Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program. Visit the website listed above for more information on program guidelines and terms.
|Contact Name||Information - Energy and Business Service|
|Department||Gainesville Regional Utilities|
|Address||PO Box 147117|
|Address 2||Station A114|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.