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DIY Home Improvements

Receive special rebates for your DIY projects

If you like Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects and you're a Georgia Power customer, you can take advantage of our Home Energy Improvement Program. It’s designed to help you lower your bills and make your home more comfortable.

attic insulation

Attic insulation rebate

Sweating during the summer months and worrying about warmth in winter? Attic insulation increases your comfort and reduces energy costs year-round.

Rebate – 50% of cost up to $250

Qualifying details

  • You are a residential Georgia Power customer
  • Existing insulation in your attic is at or below R-19 
  • Add insulation to meet an R value of 38 to comply with code as your attic structure allows
  • Insulate your entire attic structure to ensure savings and increased comfort
  • Provide zero balance or paid in full invoices for the insulation materials/equipment if you installed yourself or from the installing contractor
heat pump water heater

Heat pump water heater rebate

Upgrading your conventional electric unit to a heat pump water heater can save you $330 annually, and that’s just one of many benefits.*

Rebate – 50% of cost up to $500

Qualifying details

  • You are a residential Georgia Power customer
  • Unit must be ENERGY STAR certified 

*Benefit calculations are from for a 4-person household.

Smart thermostats

Smart thermostat rebate

Making the most of your heating and cooling just makes good sense. Smart thermostats help you do just that, while maximizing your savings.

Single-Family Home Rebate – 50% of cost up to $75

Multifamily Home Rebate – 50% of cost up to $38

Qualifying details

  • You are a residential Georgia Power customer 
  • Unit must be ENERGY STAR certified 
  • Installation of up to 2 smart thermostats per account, per year 
  • Instant online rebate

How do I get my rebates?

Smart Thermostats

You can receive rebates for smart thermostats in one of two ways:

1. Receive an instant rebate when you purchase through the Georgia Power Marketplace.

2. Purchase from another retailer and then complete the online rebate application here.

Instant rebates for smart thermostats are only available when purchased from the Georgia Power Marketplace. Rebates are instant and applied at check out.

Attic Insulation and Heat Pump Water Heaters

1.  Make sure your project meets the prequalification criteria (PDF)

2.  Complete your project

3.  Submit your application with supporting documents within 60 days of project completion

4.  After your application has been approved, you’ll receive your rebate by mail in 6-8 weeks

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make sure I can qualify for the rebate?

Make sure you qualify for the rebate by following these three steps:

1. Meet the preconditions and requirements (PDF

2. Submit your application within 60 days of completing the project 

3. Include all required supporting materials

Where can I find the terms and conditions form?

You can view the terms and conditions form here.


What are some other qualifying DIY improvements?

Other qualifying DIY improvements include 50% of cost up to:

$20 Advanced Power Strip – Shop
$150 Pool Pump Timer
$35 Ceiling Fan
$40 Circulation Pump
$25 Dehumidifier– Shop
$175 Home Energy Management System
$50 Electric Vehicle Charger – Shop

Once you completion your installation, fill out this form here for a rebate

What’s the deadline for the application?

Applications must be submitted within 60 days of the date on the invoice, receipt, or test-out of your property’s improvements.

Do I have to use a participating program contractor?

Not for DIY improvements. If you want help with your installation, you are welcome to work with whichever contractor you choose.

How do I find a participating Program Contractor?

You can find a participating program contractor here.

How soon will I receive my rebate check?

Rebate checks are typically received in 6-8 weeks. However, incomplete applications and errors will delay your rebate. Be on the lookout for any emails with follow-up questions about your rebate application.

Where do I submit rebate applications?

Rebates for smart thermostats are instant when purchased from the Georgia Power Marketplace – no need to submit an application. For attic insulation and heat pump water heater rebates, submit your application through our online program portal.

Can I install a radiant barrier and qualify for an attic insulation rebate?

No, a radiant barrier is not a qualifying improvement in the Home Energy Improvement Program.

Where can I learn more about heat pump water heaters?

Read our online article to learn more about the purpose of a heat pump water heater in your home and the benefits to upgrading.

Get the most out of your home!

Discover more about how our Home Energy Improvement Program can help you continue along your home energy-efficiency journey through additional professional-assisted rebates.