North Carolina (NC) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives

Written by AnonymousAugust 15, 2011
North Carolina

North Carolina (NC) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives. Cash rebates and incentives available to North Carolina homeowners who upgrade to energy efficient windows.

This article discusses the cash rebates and incentives (including loans) available to homeowners in the state of North Carolina for upgrading to energy efficient windows. Some programs listed aim to improve home energy performance in general; others explicitly focus on efficient window performance. They may be offered by your state, your local energy supply company or the two working together. They can help you pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing the windows in your home.

We try to keep information current; however, this list doesn’t include information about all window-related utility programs in your state. For more detailed information about available programs, click here. (This information was last updated as of 2011.) 

North Carolina State Incentive and Rebate Programs:

  • State of North Carolina Incentive/Rebate Program - Energy Improvement Loan Program (EILP): Offers a maximum loan amount of $500,000 at a three percent interest rate to cover the costs of energy-efficient window improvements to commercial, industrial, nonprofit, schools and local government projects.

North Carolina Utility Company Sponsored Incentives and Rebate Programs:

  • Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative Incentive/rebate Program - Energy Conservation Loan Program: Provides loans at a six percent interest rate for energy-efficiency improvements to existing homes. Covered improvements include the installation of qualifying storm windows and weatherstripping. A preliminary energy assessment is required to apply to program. Loans must be repaid within 60 months. 
  • Carolina Power & Light (Progress Energy – Carolinas) Incentive/rebate Program - Energy Efficiency Financing Program: Offers low interest rates on loans ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to cover the costs of energy performance improvements, including ENERGY STAR windows. The program also provides access to approved contractors.
  • Duke Energy Incentive/rebate Program - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program: Offers a $1 per square foot of glass area rebate for the installation of window film with a SHGC of 0.40 or less. The maximum amount covered is 50 percent of total project cost.
  • Lumbee River Electric Membership Cooperative Incentive/rebate Program - Weatherization Loan Program: Provides members of the cooperative low-interest rate loans up to $10,000 to cover the costs of home energy-efficiency improvements, including the installation of qualifying windows and doors.
  • Piedmont EMC Incentive/Rebate Program - Residential Energy Efficiency Loan Program: Offers homeowners loans of up to $10,000 at a five percent interest rate to cover the costs of installing qualifying window and door replacements.
  • Progress Energy Incentive/Rebate Program - Residential Energy Efficiency Loan Program: Provides homeowners loans ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 with fixed interest rates. Replacing existing windows with qualifying windows and storm windows are among the eligible energy-efficiency measures covered. Loans must be repaid within 10 years.
  • Progress Energy Incentive/Rebate Program - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program: Offers homeowners a $30 per window rebate with a maximum of $450 to help cover the costs of installing ENERGY STAR windows.
  • Randolph Electric Membership Corporation Incentive/Rebate Program - Energy Efficient Discount Rate Program: Offers discount rates for meeting certain energy-efficient criteria, including the installation of qualifying efficient windows. Single pane with storm windows or double pane weatherized and caulked windows are also eligible under this program.
  • Tideland EMC Incentive/Rebate Program - ZERO Interest Weatherization Loan Program: Provides loans to cover the costs of energy-efficient improvements including the installation of storm windows, thermal window replacements, as well as caulking and weatherstripping.

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