Electric Power Board of Chattanooga - Smart Build New Homes Program for Builders & Developers

July 11, 2023


In order to promote the efficient use of electricity, EPB of Chattanooga will waive certain usual charges if guidelines are followed and will award certain other incentives and advertising to assist in promoting the requirements.

Participation requires:

  • Pre-wire homes with Cat-5e ethernet
  • Install dual Cat-5e outlets in each living space
  • Pass all required inspections
  • Run all communication wiring to a centrally located “home run box”
  • Meet a minimum HERS energy efficiency score of 93

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Tennessee
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://business.epb.com/builders-and-developers/smart-build/
Administrator: Electric Power Board of Chattanooga
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Incentive Amount: Incentives not specified, contact EPB for more information.


Name: EPB Smart Build Program
Organization: Electric Power Board of Chattanooga
Address: PO Box 18225
Chattanooga TN 37422
Phone: (423) 531-7678
Email: caglew@epb.net

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.