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Home Energy Improvement Program

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.

Our Home Energy Improvement Program includes three DIY projects:


Choose the projects that work for you

Each one comes with special rebates reducing your overall project costs and saving you money.

The Home Energy Improvement Program gives you the savings you want. And you get the satisfaction of doing it yourself.

 

Learn more about each project below and discover how to get started today.

attic insulation

Attic insulation

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

  • Non-air sealing types of insulation can be installed by a licensed professional or self-installed 
  • Dense pack, wet spray cellulose, or spray foam insulation need a home energy assessment performed by a participating program contractor
  • Insulation must be installed across the entire attic space
  • Existing insulation must be ≤ R-11
  • After installation the R-value must be ≥ R-38 
  • Helpful Resource: preconditions and requirements video for attic insulation
  • Prefer to have a professional install your attic insulation? Click here to locate a participating program contractor near you.
heat pump water heater

Heat pump water heaters

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 $250

Qualifying details

  • Must submit an AHRI certificate 
  • Helpful Resources: preconditions and requirements video for heat pump water heaters and article about benefits and common questions.

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

Smart thermostats

Smart thermostats

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

  • Must be purchased through georgiapowermarketplace.com 
  • Two thermostats allowed per year
  • Instant online rebate 
  • Helpful Resource: preconditions and requirements video for smart thermostats
rebates

How do I get my rebates?

Smart Thermostats

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 or video)

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

Ready to get started?

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 or video

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’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 like attic insulation, smart thermostats or heat pump water heaters. If you want help with your installation, you are welcome to work with whichever contractor you choose.

Where do I buy smart thermostats for the rebate?

In order to receive a Georgia Power rebate, smart thermostats must be purchased from the Georgia Power Marketplace.

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.


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