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Progress Energy Carolinas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

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

Duct sealing and replacement: 50% of cost, up to $190
Air sealing and upgrading insulation: $0.375/Sq Ft, up to $500
Heat Pump Water Heater: $350
HVAC Audit: $100
Central Air Conditioner/Heat Pump: $300
Geothermal Replacement: $300
Room Air Conditioners: $25

Progress Energy Carolinas

Progress Energy provides incentives for residential customers to increase home energy efficiency. Rebates are provided for certain heating and cooling products, duct sealing and repairs, air sealing and upgraded insulation, and heat pump water heaters. To qualify, the equipment must meet the efficiency requirements outlined on the program web site and the home must be at least one year old. Customers also must use a contractor approved by Progress Energy to participate in the program. Customers must submit an application form, including equipment cut sheets and original contractor invoice, within 90 days of completion of the work. More details and a list of approved contractors are available on the program web site. Contact Progress Energy for further information on this program.

Other Information 

AC/Heat Pump Replacements: SEER 15
Geothermal Heat Pumps: EER 19
Attic Insulation: Must require air leak sealing and bring insulation up to a minimum of R30 from previous insulation level of R19 or lower
Heat Pump Water Heaters: EF 2.0
High Efficiency Room Air Conditioning: Unit must be Energy Star qualified