TVA Partner Utilities - Energy Right New Homes Program (North Carolina)
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Financial Incentive Program
|Place|| North Carolina
|Name||TVA Partner Utilities - Energy Right New Homes Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential, Utility|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Site Built New Homes Plan: $100-$800 depending on local power company and home efficiency|
Manufactured Home Heat Pump: up to $500
|Equipment Requirements|| Site Built Homes: All electric|
Manufactured Home Heat Pump: 13 SEER
|Installation Requirements|| Energy Right Homes: 93 to 86 HERS rating|
Energy Right Platinum Homes: 85 or less HERS rating (with ENERGY STAR certification)
|Program Administrator||Tennessee Valley Authority|
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) energy right New Homes Plan provides incentives for all-electric, energy-efficient new homes by offering graduated rebates for new homes. Homes built at least 7% better than code qualify for the entry level of the program while those built 15% better qualify as energy right Platinum or Platinum Certified (ENERGY STAR Certified). A variety of efficiency standards must be met in order to reach the specified levels. In addition, incentives are offered for advanced water heaters installed in new homes.
The energy right Manufactured Homes Program promotes the installation of electric heat pumps in new manufactured homes. Program features include a network of HVAC contractors and incentives. Customers should contact their local utilities to see what programs are offered.
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.