|Incentive Type:||Utility Rebate Program|
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:||Furnaces, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Incentive Amount:||Existing Home Air-source Heat Pump: 200 (home owner); 100 (dealer) Existing Home Geothermal Heat Pump: 200 (homeowner); 100 (dealer) Existing Home Air Conditioner: 200 (home owner); 100 (dealer) Existing Home Gas Furnace: 200 (home owner); 100 (builder) Heat Pump/AC in New Home: 300/heat pump installed (builder) New Home Gas Furnace: 300 (builder) A/C Cycling Power Manager Program: 35 + bill credits Energy Audit and Energy Efficiency Starter Kit: Free|
Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners: must be a 14 SEER or greater and include an ECM fan motor
Geothermal Heat Pumps: must be a 10.5 EER or greater and include an ECM fan motor
Gas Furnaces: must be a 90% AFUE or greater
Duke Energy provides a financial incentive for its residential customers to purchase energy efficient HVAC products through the Smart $aver program. A $200 rebate is available for geothermal heat pumps with an EER of 10.5 or higher and heat pumps and air conditioners with a SEER value greater than or equal to 14. To receive the rebate, the customer's HVAC contractor must complete a Smart $aver Incentive Application form for each unit installed. Duke Energy also provides a participating dealer incentive of $100 for the heating contractor, sales representative, or the dealership who sells/installs the heat pump or air conditioning unit. The dealer must be on the Participating Heating Dealer and Builder list.