TVA Partner Utilities - In-Home Energy Evaluation Program (Tennessee)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Tennessee

Name TVA Partner Utilities - In-Home Energy Evaluation Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Installer/Contractor, Residential, Utility
Eligible Technologies Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, Windows, HVAC Tune-up
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Windows: 500

Duct Repair, Replacement, and Sealing: 500
Minor Repair Work: 250
Replace HVAC: 250
Insulation: 500
Electric Water Heater and Pipe Insulation: 50
Air Sealing: 500
Self Installed Insulation, Caulk, Weatherstrip, and Rehabilitation: 250
Central HVAC Tune-up: 150

Equipment Requirements Windows: ENERGY STAR

Duct Repair, Replacement, and Sealing: Existing HVAC only
Minor Repair Work: Broken glass, glazing or prime door replacement, with power company pre-approval.
Replace HVAC: ENERGY STAR qualification required, all heat pumps included, and power company pre-approval for dual-fuel or air conditioning.
Attic Insulation: Ventilation must be nonpowered
Air sealing must include weatherstrip and caulk.
Self-installed insulation, caulk, weatherstrip, and rehabilitation require power company approval and only the cost of materials may be claimed.

Installation Requirements Minimum investment must be at least $150.

Maximum Incentive 50% cost up to 500

Program Administrator TVA

References DSIRE[1]


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) energy right In-Home Energy Evaluation Pilot Program encourages the installation of energy-efficiency improvements in existing single family dwellings. The program offers an in-home energy assessment as well as financing options and rebates/incentives to help homeowners who choose to make investments in significant energy efficiency improvements. Evaluations are performed by TVA-certified energy advisers and installed measures are inspected after installation.

Customers should contact their local utilities to see if the program is currently offered.

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Incentive Contact

Contact Name Corporate Headquarters
Department Tennessee Valley Authority
Address 400 W. Summit Hill Dr.
Place Knoxville, Tennessee
Zip/Postal Code 37902-1499
Phone (865) 632-2101


  • 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)"