Check your annual energy usage
Do you use at least 17,800 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity annually? This information can be found on your Duke Energy bill or app.
Verify that your income qualifies
Are you at or below 200% of the federal poverty level? Enrollment in an income-qualified government assistance program, or other documentation, can be used to verify your income.
Verify your county of residence
Do you live in Forsyth, Guilford or Mecklenburg County in a home that you own or rent?
Free upgrades could include:
Heating and cooling account for about half of a typical home’s energy usage.
2ENERGY STAR® Refrigerator Replacement
ENERGY STAR appliances use less energy and save money over time.
3Comprehensive Air Sealing
Reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your home can cut heating and cooling costs, improve durability, increase comfort and create a healthier indoor environment.
LEDs use up to 90% less energy and last up to 25 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs.
Ducts that leak conditioned air into untreated spaces can add hundreds of dollars a year to your heating and cooling bills.
6Heat Pump Water Heater
Heat pump water heaters can be two to three times more energy efficient than conventional water heaters.
Properly insulating your home not only lowers heating and cooling costs, but also improves comfort.
You can lower your water heating costs by using water-saving aerators and showerheads.