Touchstone Energy Home Program

In Southern Alabama, the Wiregrass Electric Cooperative offers a utility rebate program to consumers who prefer a more energy-efficient way of operating their household. Under the Touchstone Energy Homes program, certified and highly-trained personnel of the said cooperative can assist these consumers to avail themselves of the incentive.

The concept of the Touchstone Energy Home was initialized after months of careful deliberation and planning. The main purpose of the rebate program is to encourage residents to lead more natural and environment-friendly lifestyles, and to reward those who do so.

Candidates must pass the equipment requirements in order to become certified Touchstone Energy home owners, and to take advantage of the benefits that the Wiregrass Electric Cooperative offers. Aside from the notion of saving more money by utilizing this program, energy-efficient methods are safer and cleaner.

For residential sectors, homeowners should pass requirements in accordance with the Touchstone Energy Home standards. Residents must have a certified heat pump, a vapor seal, an exhaust and hot water system, special insulated doors, wall and floor insulation, double glass window, attic insulation and ventilation, and duct location in specified or conditioned parts of the house. All of these would come under stringent evaluation and assessment by Wiregrass Electric Cooperative trained personnel.

As soon as aspiring candidates comply with requirements as noted above, they will be notified on how to go through with their membership, as well as on what benefits are available for them. Qualified residents who apply and enter the program will be given free water heaters.

A good water heating system is important in residential sectors as well as in multi-family residential units. Institutions, or commercial properties, also can make use of these systems.  Therefore, the state sees the importance of providing low-cost energy sources which can be used by most or all residents.

Wiregrass Electric Cooperative has dedicated a lot of effort to researching and finding ways and means to give rewards and benefits to consumers who use renewable and energy-efficient methods.

Furthermore, it has been proven that the more energy efficient households are, the lesser are their costs of operation. Not only are these good short-term financial strategies, but they can affecting the resale value and overall comfort of your home.


Disclaimer: This article does not constitute a source of an official legal or financial advice. While we attempt to represent all data as accurately as possible, we advise you to refer to official government websites, for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

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