City of Tallahassee Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Florida)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Florida

Name City of Tallahassee Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Water Source Heat Pump, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Star Home: $1/square foot

Ceiling Insulation: 80% of installation cost (100% for income-qualified customers)

Electric Rebates<b/> Refrigerators: $75
Freezers: $40
Clothes Washers: $100
Central Air Conditioner: $100 or $350
Heat Pump: $100 - $350
Water Source Heat Pump: $750
Heat Pump Water Heater: $600

<b>Natural Gas Rebates Clothes Dryers: $150 - $200
Furnace: $350 - $700
Water Heater: $675
Oven: $150 - $200
Outdoor Lighting: $50
Pool Heater: $250 - $450
Water Heaters: $300 - $675
Bonus "Gold" Package Rebate: $425 for installing 3 out of 4 (Water Heaters, Furnace, Clothes Dryer, Oven)

Equipment Requirements Ceiling Insulation: Insulation must have a rating of at least R-38 or R-49, depending on how the home is heated

Electric<b/> Appliances must be ENERGY STAR certified
Water Source Heat Pump (Closed Loop): EER 14.1 and COP 3.3
Water Source Heat Pump (Open Loop): EER 16.2 and COP 3.6
Heat Pump: Minimum SEER 14, EER 12, HSPF 8.2 or higher
Air Conditioner: Minimum SEER 14, EER 12 or higher
Heat Pump Water Heater: 2.0 EF, Energy Star certified, must replace electric water heater

<b>Natural Gas: See Program Website

Maximum Incentive Energy Star Home: $2000t

Ceiling Insulation: $400 ($500 for income-qualified customers)

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits City of Tallahassee Utilities

Program Administrator City of Tallahassee Utilities

References DSIRE[1]


City of Tallahassee Utilities (CTU) offers residential customers rebates for the purchase of ENERGY STAR appliances and heating and cooling equipment. Qualifying appliances include refrigerators, freezers and clothes washers. Rebates also exist for electric HVAC systems including: central air conditioners, heat pumps and water heaters. CTU provides separate rebates for customers who upgrade their existing equipment to more efficient natural gas models. Incentivized items include furnaces, ovens, water heaters, and outdoor lighting. Bonus rebates can be achieved for natural gas equipment by purchasing and installing multiple eligible items at one time.

CTU insulation grant program will cover 80% of the installation costs of ceiling insulation, up to $400. For income-qualified customers these maximums expand to 100% of insulation costs, up to $500. The efficiency rating of the new insulation must be R-38 if the home is heated by a natural gas furnace, oil furnace, or electric heat pump, and R-49 if the home is heated by a central electric resistance furnace.

CTU also provides incentives for new and existing home that achieve Energy Star certification. For more information on this program visit its [ DSIRE entry].

See the CTU website for applications, program guidelines, and rebate terms.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Information- City of Tallahassee
Department City of Tallahassee Utilities
Address 300 South Adams St. B32
Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32301
Phone (850) 891-4968


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"