Tideland EMC - Weatherization Loan Program

June 10, 2022


Tideland Electric Membership Cooperative (TEMC) is an electric cooperative that serves customers in Craven, Dare, Washington, Pamlico, Beaufort and Hyde counties. Home, farm and business owners are able to take advantage of TEMC's five percent-interest Weatherization Loan Program.

This loan will cover the purchase and installation of energy efficient measures such as caulking, weather-stripping, heat pump systems, storage water heaters, HVAC measures, building insulation measures, water heater insulation, storm/thermal windows and doors, and electric coordinating systems to reduce demand and other major Energy Star projects excluding electronics and small appliances for existing homes. Heat pump systems and central heating or air conditioning systems should be of efficiency no lower than SEER 15.

Repayment terms vary by the loan amount. Loan terms shall be for a maximum of 5 years (60 months). Generally the repayment term is up to 24 months for loans less than or equal to $5,000; up to 36 months for loans greater than $5,000 but less than $10,000, and up to 60 months for loans greater than or equal to $10,000. If the requested loan amount is $10,000 or more, the loan must be secured by a first or second Deed of Trust. Loan recipients must have been a customer of TEMC and occupied the space for at least one year. For more information on how to apply for the loan and possible improvements eligible, see the program web site above.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site: https://www.tidelandemc.com/my-residence/products-services/weatherization-loans
Administrator: Tideland EMC
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Other EE
  • HVAC
Loan Term: Repayment: $5,000 or less (24 months)
$5,000 - $10,000 (36 months)
$10,000 or greater (60 months)
Interest Rate: 5%


Name: Customer Service - TEMC
Address: P.O. Box 40
Pantego NC 27860
Phone: (252) 943-3046
Email: karenheffley@tidelandemc.com
Name: Heather Garrish
Organization: Tideland EMC
Email: heathergarrish@tidelandemc.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.