Tampa Electric - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Florida)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Florida

Name Tampa Electric - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Heat recovery, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motors, Roofs, Water Heaters, Windows, LED Exit Signs, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Audits and CFLs: Free

Insulation (Ceiling): $0.255/sq. ft.
Insulation (Wall): $0.40/sq. ft.
Insulation (Roof): $0.15/sq. ft.
Window Film: $1.25/sq. ft.
Chillers: $0.56 - $1.17/kW reduction
Cool Roof: $0.60/sq. ft.
Duct Repair: $300/upgraded HVAC unit
Motors: $6/HP upgrade
Energy Recovery Ventilation: $1.32 - $2.26/CFM
Air Conditioning ECM Equipment: $180/hp
Refrigeration ECM Equipment: $125/hp
HVAC Maintenance: $25/ton Lighting: $0.175/W reduction
LED Exit Sign: $25/unit
Lighting Occupancy Sensors: $25/unit
Refrigeration Anti-Condensate Heat Strip: $0.65/ln. ft.
Water Heater: $0.01166/Btu
Direct Expansion A/C: $50/ton
Package Terminal A/C: $37/ton

Eligible System Size Motors: Facility must use three-phase motors with a minimum of 2,000 hours annually to qualify for the rebate

Equipment Requirements Chillers: varies by size and type, details listed on program web site

Direct Expansion Air Conditioners: 10.5 EER minimum (varies by size)
Package Terminal Air Conditioners: 11.5 EER minimum
Heat Pump Water Heater: must be electric and meet ARI and ASHRAE standards, have a minimum coefficient of performance of 3.0 and be based on 120 degree (or greater) leaving water temperature

Installation Requirements Equipment must be installed by a pre-approved contractor

Maximum Incentive Cool Roof: $15,000

Chillers: $175/kW reduction
Lighting: $175/kW reduction
Water Heating: $700

Program Administrator Tampa Electric
Website http://www.tampaelectric.com/business/saveenergy/
Date added to DSIRE 2009-04-23
Last DSIRE Review 2012-07-03
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Tampa Electric offers a variety of incentives for commercial and industrial customers to increase the efficiency of eligible facilities. Tampa Electric also offers a free energy audit to non-residential customers to help businesses to use energy more efficiently. Rebates are offered for energy efficient chillers, lighting, lighting occupancy sensors, air conditioners, duct inspections/repair, solar window film, ceiling and wall insulation upgrades, motors, refrigeration equipment and heat pump water heaters. All equipment must meet specific energy efficiency standards listed on the program web site. Interested customers should see the program web site for rebate applications and additional program details.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Hillsborough County
Department Tampa Electric
Division Energy Management Services
Address P.O. Box 111

Place Tampa, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 33601
Phone (813) 223-0800
Phone 2 (888) 223-0800

Website http://www.tampaelectric.com
Contact Name Polk County
Department Tampa Electric
Division Energy Management Services
Address P.O. Box 111

Place Tampa, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 33601
Phone (863) 299-0800
Phone 2 (888) 223-0800

Website http://www.tampaelectric.com

  • 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)"