ENERGY STAR Certified New Home and Renovation Rebates - Terms & Conditions
- To be eligible for City of Tallahassee Utilities (City) rebates, ENERGY STAR (ES) qualifying residential units must utilize natural gas for water heating. If natural gas is unavailable, and gas main extension to the site is denied by the City's Gas Utility, units must utilize an ES qualified electric water heater with Energy Factor (EF) 2.0 or greater; or ES qualified solar water heating.
- For incentives to be paid, this application must be completed entirely and submitted with required documentation (see rebate form for more details).
- Individual HERS ratings of individual units must be conducted by a Florida State-Certified HERS Level 1 Rater.
- HERS Rater inspection/testing/rating/verification of each unit is required.
- Use this Application form for homes with Permit Request Date after 6/30/11, and/or Final Inspection after 12/31/11.
- Applications must be received within 90 days of the unit's Final Inspection date.
- Homebuilders can apply for ES $1/s.f. incentives as well as gas appliance rebates; but may not apply for both Energy Star $1/s.f. rebates as well as City ES rebates for individual electric appliances.
- By participating in this program, the homebuilder agrees that the City obtains and/or retains ownership of all rights to existing and future emission credits, renewable energy green tags, tradable renewable certificates and/or any and all other environmental benefits associated with constructing or renovating the home to ES standards.
Download the rebate form for more details.
Learn more about the ENERGY STAR Home Rebate