$1,600 to Construct Energy Efficient Housing
Murfreesboro Electric Department offers incentives to home builders and homeowners for construction energy efficient homes through their energy right New Home Program. Eligible homes must have a HERS rating of 83 or higher. In general, qualifying homes are equipped with features such as a high-efficiency electric heat pump (instead of a central furnace and air-conditioning system); effective insulation, extra caulking, plenty of weather-stripping, double-pane windows; and an electric water heater. Incentive amounts are: single-family homes: up to $1,600 dependent on classification and HERS rating and multi-family homes: up to $50.00 per unit. To learn more, contact: Customer Service, Murfreesboro Electric Department, 205 North Walnut Street, P.O. Box 9, Murfreesboro, TN 37133-0009; 615-893-5514; Fax: 615-893-8375; http://www.murfreesboroelectric.com/eright/newhome.htm
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