TVA Partner Utilities - In-Home Energy Evaluation Pilot Program

March 05, 2015

Summary

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 advisors and measures are inspected after installation. Customers should contact the local utility to see if the program is currently offered.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Alabama
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.tva.gov/ee/in_home_eval.htm
Administrator: TVA
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
Incentive 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
Caulking, Weatherstripping, and other Self Installed Improvements: $250
Central HVAC Tune-up: $150
Maximum Incentive: 50% cost up to $500
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.

Contact

Name: Corporate Headquarters
Address: 400 W. Summit Hill Dr.
Knoxville TN 37902-1499
Phone: (865) 632-2101
Email: tvainfo@tva.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.