Chatham County - Green Building Rebate Program

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place North Carolina
Additional Place applies to Chatham County
Name Chatham County - Green Building Rebate Program
Incentive Type Green Building Incentive
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Passive Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Start Date 2010-02-01

Program Administrator Chatham County

References Chatham County Green Building Rebate[1]


Chatham County offers rebates on permitting fees for green building certifications and techniques. Three types of rebates are offered.

Tier 1: $100 Rebate Eligible Projects:

  • Energy Star for Homes

Tier 2: $250 Rebate Eligible Projects:

  • NC Healthy Built Home
  • Green Home Builders of the Triangle Program
  • Earthcraft House Program
  • LEED for Homes Program
  • NAHB National Green Building Program

Green Building Techniques: $100 Rebate Eligible Projects:

  • Geo thermal installation
  • Solar electric and/or solar hot water
  • Passive solar

Owners and builders are limited to $450 per home and $1,000 per year. A rebate application should be submitted along with the building permit application. Specific technology requirements, application requirements, and an application are available on the program web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Cybil Tate
Department Chatham County
Address 12 East Street
Address 2 P.O. Box 1809
Place Pittsboro, North Carolina
Zip/Postal Code 27312
Phone 919-542-8230



  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[2]


  1.  "Chatham County Green Building Rebate"
  2.  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"