JACKSON ENERGY REBATES - Jackson Energy offers member rebates primarily in two areas - energy efficiency and electric load shaping. Both of these categories aid in matching the energy used in relation to the demand for required energy. The following is a list of rebates offered by Jackson Energy.
TOUCHSTONE ENERGY HOME -This is a new home program. This home is constructed to an efficiency standard that should use 30% less energy versus standard construction practices for our area. The member should schedule a pre-construction meeting with a JE energy advisor. The advisor will share with the member information needed to qualify their new home as a Touchstone Energy Home. The energy advisor will perform two inspections on the home - a pre-drywall inspection and a final inspection. A blower door test is also performed as part of the final inspection. Touchstone Energy Homes qualify for a $750 rebate.
AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP REPLACING ELECTRIC RESISTANCE HEAT - This program is for members who are considering changing from electric resistance heat to a heat pump. Examples of resistance electric heat are: baseboard, electric furnace, ceiling cable, wall heaters, etc. The existing heating system is required to be at least two years old. The ducting system, whenever possible, should also be sealed during the installation of the new heat pump. An energy advisor will inspect and the new heat pump before issuing a rebate. New mobile homes are eligible for this rebate when adding a heat pump to an electric furnace.
HEAT PUMP TUNE-UP - A heat pump tune-up includes a check of your heat pump system and some minor repairs to the ductwork. Ductwork can be a major source of air leaks in the home, about 15% in the average home, which causes conditioned air to leak outdoors rather than stay inside the home. This leads to higher energy bills. This program is designed to encourage members to give attention to the HVAC systems in their homes. It is a known fact that as these systems age they will lose some efficiency. With this program a HVAC technician cleans the coils, checks the filter, measures the temperature across the coils to determine proper operation, and seals the air supply and return ducting, the most important element in the process. The home must be an all electric home.
ETS – Electric Thermal Storage
Electric Thermal Storage heaters, also known as ETS heaters, are sold through a JE-approved contractor. The heaters provide members with a cost-efficient means of using electricity for space heating. The heaters charge during off-peak hours, when electricity demand is low, which allows the cooperative to offer a discounted electric rate for electricity used by the heaters. The rate for electricity used by ETS heaters is 40% lower than the normal residential electric rate. Because the heaters charge during off-peak hours, they require a separate meter.
Off-peak hours are:
October through April 12 noon to 5 p.m.
10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
May through September 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.
BUTTON UP - This program encourages members to add insulation and other products and materials to their homes that will result in electric energy savings. Other products could include improved doors and windows, weather stripping, and general air sealing. The rebate is calculated so the member receives $40.00 for every 1000 Btu’s saved from the improvements that were made. The home is required to be a least two years old and all electric.
Level 1 maximum rebate $520 – insulation only.
Level 2 maximum rebate $750 – insulation and air sealing.
Level 3 maximum rebate $1060 – insulation, air sealing, at least 26,500 BTU reduction
Level 4 maximum rebate $1370 – insulation, air sealing, at least 34,250 BTU reduction
Additional information can obtained on these and other energy efficiency programs at all Jackson Energy customer service offices. To make an appointment with one of our marketing representatives, call 1 800-262-7480.
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