Progress Energy Florida - Save the Watts Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Florida)

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Summary

Last modified on May 23, 2011.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Florida

Name Progress Energy Florida - Save the Watts Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Roofs
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Insulation: Up to 300, varies by efficiency of existing and replacement insulation.

Ducts: Half of the duct-test cost, plus an additional 50 - 150 per system for duct repair costs.
Heat Pumps: 100 - 350, depending on the efficiency rating and existing heat type.
Air Conditioner: 50 per unit
Windows: Up to 250
Reflective Roof Material: 0.15 per sq ft, up to 150







Equipment Requirements Heat Pumps: 14 SEER with 7.8 HSPF minimum

AC Unit: 14 SEER minimum
Reflective Roof Material: Must be Energy Star






Installation Requirements Heat Pump: Must be installed by a licensed, insured air conditioning dealer. The condensing unit and the air handler must be changed at the same time.

Insulation: Insulated area to be installed must be greater than 500 square feet.
Duct Testing and Roofing: Proper materials must be installed in accordance with Progress Energy standards and by a contractor meeting all Progress Energy requirements.















Website http://www.progress-energy.com/custservice/flares/energyhome/index.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2009-02-16
Last DSIRE Review 2009-02-17



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Progress Energy offers a variety of incentives for their Florida residential customers to save energy in their homes. A Progress Energy Home Energy Check, within the past 24 months, is a prerequisite to qualifying for all Progress Energy incentives. The energy expert performing the free energy analysis will tell the customers what rebates they are eligible for. Rebates are available for injected wall foam and attic insulation, duct testing and duct repair, heat pumps and air conditioning units, reflective roof material, and high performance replacement windows, window films, and window screens. All materials and equipment must meet specific energy efficiency standards listed on the program website. The heat pump, air conditioner, and roofing rebates are only available for homes that have electric air conditioning and/or electric heating throughout the entire house.


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"