Cumberland EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program (Tennessee)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Tennessee

Name Cumberland EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Heat pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Single Family Home greater than 1,500 square feet: $500

Single Family Home less than 1,500 square feet: $200
Multi-Family Home: $100

Equipment Requirements Homes must have a minimum HERS score of 83.

Installation Requirements Heat Pumps must be installed by a QCN member.

Program Administrator Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation

References DSIRE[1]


Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (CEMC), in collaboration with The Tennessee Valley Authority provides a financial incentive for its customers to build new energy efficient homes through the energy right New Homes Program. Cash rebates are awarded to new homes built to the program's standards, which includes such measures as low air infiltration, heating and cooling equipment, insulation, ventilation and water heating. Contact CEMC for more information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Jimmy Luffman
Department Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation
Address 1940 Madison Street
Place Clarksville, Tennessee
Zip/Postal Code 37043
Phone (931) 645-2481


  • 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)"