North Georgia EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program

March 24, 2010


North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is an electric cooperative that serves 97,000 residential and commercial customers in the northwest Georgia counties of Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Walker and Whitfield. North Georgia EMC offers cash incentives for all-electric homes that are built to the Energy Right Homes program specifications. Homes can be built to meet Gold, Platinum or Platinum Certified recommendations for insulation, windows, caulking, duct sealing and other energy efficient specifications. The homes are inspected by North Georgia EMC and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) representatives and assigned a Energy Right level. Homeowners can receive a rebate of $100 or $200 depending on the Energy Right certification level. For more information on the Energy Right level recommendations and how to build an Energy Right home, visit the program website. Water Heater Replacement incentives are available to qualifying customers who are replacing old water heaters.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Georgia
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Incentive Amount: Energy Right Homes: $100 - $200
Standard electric water heater: $25 Bill Credit
High-efficiency electric water heater: $50 Bill Credit


Name: Customer Service - NGEMC
Organization: North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
Address: P.O. Box 1407
Dalton GA 30722-1407
Phone: (706) 259-9441

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.