The Home Energy Improvement Program (HEIP) helps Georgia Power customers reduce energy use, save on energy costs and improve the indoor air quality and comfort of their homes. Residential customers can earn rebates from Georgia Power for implementing and installing qualifying energy savings improvements.
In this program, there are two approaches:
The Whole House approach promotes a holistic method of reducing electricity use through the installation of multiple prescriptive improvements. The Whole House approach is a three step comprehensive method which assesses all of the systems within your home.
STEP 1: ASSESS
A program contractor will use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and software to perform a comprehensive Home Energy Assessment to identify potential savings opportunities and recommend specific energy saving improvements you can make in your home.
STEP 2: IMPROVE
Customers then implement and install some or all of the recommended energy saving improvements identified in the Home Energy Assessment conducted in Step 1.
STEP 3: VERIFY
Once the recommended improvements are completed, a program participating contractor will conduct a follow up Home Energy Assessment to evaluate energy savings actually achieved and determine the customer’s rebate eligibility.
Georgia Power’s customers are eligible for incentives each step of the way. Customers are eligible for an incentive of 50 percent off the cost of the Home Energy Assessment up to $150.00. Additionally, customers with verified 25% electricity (kWh) savings after installing the recommended energy improvements are eligible for an incentive of 50 percent of the installed cost of those improvements up to $800.
Participation in the 2017 Whole House Home Energy Improvement Program is limited. Please contact 1-877-310-5607 for additional information.
The Individual Improvements approach allows Georgia Power customers to receive incentives for installing one or more individual energy efficiency measures.
The 2017 Individual Improvements Home Energy Improvement Program rebates:
Install a Programmable / Smart thermostat purchased from the Georgia Power Marketplace and receive an instant rebate of 50 percent of the cost up to $100. See georgiapower.com/marketplace for more details.
Convert your gas furnace to a heat pump and get up to $250 in rebates. Incentive limited to ≥ 16 SEER VRF or ≥ 18 SEER traditional heat pump conversions. Rebate available through 12/31/2017 while supplies last and subject to earlier termination.
Get up to a $800 rebate when you work with a Program Contractor to achieve a 25 percent kWh reduction.
Get up to a $50 rebate when you replace your existing AC system with a new unit ≥ 16 SEER. Must provide a copy of AHRI certificate to qualify.
Get up to a $300 rebate when you have a Program Contractor seal the air leaks in your home, must provide pre- and post-test results to qualify.
Get up to a $250 rebate when you insulate your entire attic space with qualifying materials.
Get up to a $300 rebate when you have a Program Contractor or Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Certified contractor seal your heating and cooling duct system.
Get up to a $250 rebate when you install a Heat Recovery Water Heater System. Must be used with a heat pump or central air conditioning system. Must provide a copy of ARI certificate or rating to qualify.
Get up to a $150 rebate when you have a Program Contractor conduct a Home Energy Assessment of your home.
Get up to $600 in rebates and lower your energy usage by making qualifying Individual Improvements.
Get up to $950 in rebates and lower your energy usage up to 25% by making qualifying home improvements through a Program Contractor.
Get up to a $250 rebate when you install a Heat Pump Water Heater. Must provide a copy of AHRI certificate to qualify.
Get up to a $250 rebate when you install a Solar Water Heater. Must provide a copy of AHRI certificate to qualify.