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Habersham EMC - Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Program Info
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

New/Manufactured Homes Envelope: $200 plus lower rate
New/Manufactured Homes Heat Pump: $150
Existing Homes Heat Pump: $200
Existing Homes Gas Cooktop: $50
Gas to Electric Water Heater Replacement: $225, plus $100 for installation

Habersham Electric Membership Corporation

Habersham Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that provides service to 32,000 customers in northeastern Georgia, including Rabun, Habersham, White, Hall, Lumpkin and Stephens counties. Habersham EMC offers a rebate program for homes that meet certain insulation specifications and pass inspection by a Habersham EMC representative.

New homes and manufactured homes that meet program specifications are eligible for a $200 rebate. In addition, new, existing and manufactured homes are eligible for a $150 to $200 rebate on a qualified heat pump. Existing homes are also eligible for a $50 rebate for the purchase of an efficient gas cooktop. Through the Smart Change program, Habersham customers who make the switch from an old gas water heater to a more efficient electric water heater are eligible for a $225 rebate, plus an additional $100 rebate for installation cost. Touchstone Energy Homes are also eligible for an Energy Conservation rate discount and can use the [ Energy Efficient Loan Program] to finance these energy conservation improvements.