Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Efficiency Plus Homes Heating and Cooling Rebate Program (Delaware)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Delaware

Name Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Efficiency Plus Homes Heating and Cooling Rebate Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Multi-Family Residential
Eligible Technologies Furnaces, Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Central AC: 400

Air-Source Heat Pump: 400
Gas Furnace: 400
Oil Furnace: 400
Gas Boiler: 550
Oil Boiler: 550

Equipment Requirements Central AC: at least 16 SEER and 13 EER

Air-Source Heat Pump: at least 15 SEER, 12.5 EER, and 8.5 HSPF
Gas Furnace: at least 92% AFUE
Oil Furnace: at least 86% AFUE, ECM motor
Gas Boiler: at least 90% AFUE
Oil Boiler: at least 86% AFUE, temperature reset or thermal purge control

Start Date 2010-07-07
Expiration Date 03/31/2012 (or when funding is exhausted)

Installation Requirements Equipment must be installed by a program participating contractor

Program Administrator Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU)

References DSIRE[1]


The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) offers rebates of up to $550 to state residents for the purchase and installation of energy efficient heating and cooling equipment in Delaware homes. In order to qualify for a rebate, the improvement be installed at a separately metered, owner-occupied attached (duplex, townhouse, condo, or multi-family) or detached single-family residence. Rebates are available for central air-conditioning units; air-source heat pumps; furnaces fueled by oil, natural gas, or propane; and boilers fueled by oil, natural gas, or propane.

All equipment must meet minimum efficiency requirements and be installed by a program approved contractor in order to qualify for a rebate. Rebates are not available for new construction or for equipment installed on a commercial property. In addition, equipment must be purchased and installed on or after the opening date of the program (July 7, 2010) in order to qualify for incentives. The program will accept applications until March 31, 2012 or until available funding is exhausted.

The Delaware SEU is a non-profit organization created by the state of Delaware to foster a sustainable energy future for the state through conservation, efficiencies and the use of renewable energy sources.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Program Information - Efficiency Plus Homes Heating and Cooling
Department Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility

Phone (877) 624-4448


  • 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)"