Sawnee EMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

March 29, 2023


Sawnee EMC provides a variety of rebates for residential customers building new energy-efficient homes or making energy efficiency improvements to existing homes.

The Energy Efficiency Existing Home Rebate Program offers rebates for attic insulation upgrades, HVAC tune-ups, hybrid water heaters, appliance recycling, and other incentives. In order to qualify for the rebates, members must first have a free on-site evaluation performed by a Sawnee EMC Energy Service Representative (ESR). Measures recommended by the ESR then qualify for the rebate once they have been completed and inspected. 

For more information, visit the program website. 




Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Georgia
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Other EE
  • Reflective Roofs
  • Pool Pumps
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
Incentive Amount: Attic Insulation Upgrades: 50% of project cost up to $200
Hybrid Water Heater: $100
Duct Sealing: 50% of cost up to $100/home
HVAC Tune-Up: 50% of cost, up to $20/system
Variable Speed Pool Pump: 50% of cost up to $100/pump
Smart Thermostat: $25
Heat Pump/AC in Existing Home: $50/ton
Radiant Roof Barrier (for new homes only): 50% up to $100
Central Cooling Load Management Switch: Total annual credit of $30 per switch; paid in three (3) equal installments of $10.00 on the July, August and September billing statements
Smart Savers Thermostat Program: $30.00 per thermostat; paid in three (3) equal installments of $10.00 on the July, August and September billing statements
Level 2 PEV Charger: $200
Existing Home Heat Pump: $50/ton
Existing Home Air Conditioner: $50/ton
Equipment Requirements: See website for details.


Name: Customer Service - Sawnee EMC
Organization: Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation
Address: 543 Atlanta Highway
Cumming GA 30040
Phone: (770) 887-2363

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.