Gulf Power - Residential Energy Efficiency EarthCents Program (Florida)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Florida

Name Gulf Power - Residential Energy Efficiency EarthCents Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat pumps, Motor VFDs, Motors, Pool Pumps, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Roofs, Water Heaters, Windows, Room Air Conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Energy Audit, HVAC Maintenance, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Audit: Free

Energy Select Programmable Thermostat and Time of Use Control: Free
HVAC Maintenance: $215
Duct Repair and Air Sealing: $150 - $300
Fan Motor Retrofit: $150
Heat Pump: $100 - $1000; varies by size and efficiency
Geothermal Heat Pump: $300 - $500/ton
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $700
Windows and Film: $1/sq. ft.
Insulation: $0.15/sq. ft.
Reflective Roofing: $0.25
Variable Speed Pool Pumps: $300
Refrigerator: $50
Freezer: $25
Room A/C: $75
Clothes Washer $75
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $35 plus free pickup

Equipment Requirements See Program Website for Full Equipment Requirements

Geothermal Heat Pump: Must meet a minimum efficiency of 13.0 EER at 86° entering water temperature; Water Flow of 3.0 gallons per minute per ton
Appliances: Energy Star

Installation Requirements Customers should see Gulf Power Company website for program guidelines and requirements or call 877-655-4001.

Program Administrator Gulf Power Company

References DSIRE[1]


Gulf Power, owned by Southern Company, offers programs to make customers' homes more energy efficient through do-it-yourself or professionally installed efficiency measures. First, the utility conducts a free analysis of the home's energy efficiency and identifies ways to use less energy and save money. Contact the utility for assistance with online or at-home check-ups. For those building a new home, Gulf Power provides a free pre-construction analysis that includes heating and cooling system sizing and building envelope recommendations. Gulf Power also provides eligible homes with free Energy Select systems, which includes a programmable thermostat that allows central heating and cooling system, electric water heater and pool pump to automatically respond to varying prices of electricity. Visit the program website for information on rebates, eligibility and equipment requirements, and the application process.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Gulf Power EarthCents Rewards
Department Gulf Power Company
Division Marketing Department
Address One Energy Place
Place Pensacola, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32520
Phone (877) 655-4001
Phone 2 (800) 225-5797

  • 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)"