Virginia - Home Efficiency Rebate Program

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Virginia

Name Virginia - Home Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Windows
Active Incentive No

Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 20% of qualifying products and services

Equipment Requirements Oil Furnace: AFUE >= 90

Gas, propane, oil hot water boiler: AFUE >= 90
High efficiency gas storage tank water heater: Energy Star label (Energy Factor .62 or higher)
Insulation: must meet 2009 IECC and amendments
Windows and exterior doors: U factor <= 0.30; SHGC <= 0.30; must be certified by NFRC
Storm doors: U factor <= 0.30; SHGC <=0.30; must meet 2009 IECC

Start Date 2011-06-20

Funding Source The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)

Maximum Incentive $595

Program Budget $5 million


Incentive Source


The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy (DMME) are providing rebates for home energy efficiency improvements. Homeowners can receive funds for rebates for up to 20% of the costs of qualifying energy products and services, for up to $595. The application process opened on June 20, 2011. Energy efficient equipment purchased and installed on or after March 26, 2010 are eligible for rebates. Applicants should read DMME's Terms and Conditions carefully as well as see the Frequently Asked Questions, which provide additional guidance.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name DMME General Information
Department Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Address 1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Place Richmond, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 23219-3638
Phone (804) 692-3218
Fax (804) 692-3238

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


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