Denton Municipal Electric

GreenSense Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Manual

November 3, 2008

GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
PROGRAM SUMMARY The objective of the GreenSense Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (“Program”) is to reduce energy demand and consumption by promoting energy conservation, thereby reducing the utility bills of Denton Municipal Electric (DME) customers, reducing the peak load of the DME’s electric system, reducing emissions in the state, and promoting energy conservation. The Program offers incentives to customers in good standing, in the form of rebates on the electric service bills of DME retail customers and cash incentives to builders. The Program applicants will be able to qualify for multiple incentives simultaneously. The Program will be in effect each fiscal year beginning on October 1, until the allotted funding is depleted or until program cancellation by DME. At the time the funds are depleted, no additional applications for participation will be accepted until the next fiscal year. All applicable forms may be accessed at www.dmepower.com. To qualify for the incentives, applicants must receive electric service from DME. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may, at any time, discontinue the Program or any of its parts without prior notice. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT – RESIDENTIAL AND SMALL COMMERCIAL Installers The installer that installs the prescribed and approved energy efficient upgrades must be registered as a DME Authorized Installer at the time of the installation. To become a registered Program installer, submit a GreenSense Rebate Program Installer Form to the Program Manager.

Application for Payment In order for energy efficient upgrades to qualify under the Program Guidelines, an Application for Payment form must be completed and sent to DME within thirty (30) days of installation of the energy efficient upgrades. For the overall effects of the energy efficiency upgrades to be measurable and verifiable through the deemed standards approved by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), the complete information must be recorded for each installation. Applications for Payment, which must be accompanied by a copy of the invoice detailing work completed and efficiency measures installed as well as any technical data on the installed energy efficient upgrade, must be complete and submitted to the Program Manager.

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
HVAC equipment, photovoltaic (PV) installations, and other energy efficiency upgrades may require permits and must be installed in accordance with the City of Denton’s adopted codes. Inspections for all installations requiring permits must be arranged through the City of Denton Building Inspection Division at 940-349-8360. PV installations must meet all City adopted codes and must be in accordance with the DME Interconnection Agreement. An on-site inspection by the Building Inspection Division and DME will be required before any interconnection shall be made. A pre-installation inspection (pre-inspection) and/or a post-installation inspection (post-inspection) by DME may be required on some rebates. Please check rebate guidelines for details. All submissions are subject to lawful verification of identification and entitlement to the GreenSense Rebate Program credit by Denton Municipal Electric. Payment All HVAC installations must be permitted and shall be inspected and approved by the City’s Building Inspection division, before rebates will be processed. PV installations require additional inspections by DME. Incentives shall be in the form of a rebate credit to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualifying energy efficiency upgrades. After submitting a Request for Payment, customers can expect to receive the rebate credit in 4 to 6 weeks. Incomplete or erroneous information can cause delays in payment. Registered Installer/Contractor Lists DME does not endorse any product, service, individual or company. Selection of a registered installer/contractor to perform work is the sole decision of the program participant. Any list of registered installers/contractors represents those companies who have registered themselves with DME. There is no work guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality, cost or effectiveness of the work performed by the contractor, employees or subcontractors. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT – INDUSTRIAL AND LARGE COMMERCIAL Contact Program Manager for qualification requirements. Contact Information All correspondence and applications for the program should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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Table of Contents
Residential & Small Commercial Retrofit Only Heating and Air Conditioning…………..………. Attic Reflective Radiant Barrier………………… Solar Screens……………………………………. Energy Efficient Windows……………………… Solar Water Heaters…………………………….. Interconnected PV Systems…..………………… Attic/Ceiling Insulation ………………………… Programmable Thermostat……………………… New Construction Only Heating and Air Conditioning.………………… Attic Reflective Radiant Barrier……………….. Solar Screens…………………………………… Energy Efficient Windows……………………... Solar Water Heaters……………………………. Interconnected PV Systems……………………. Attic/Ceiling Insulation ……………………….. Programmable Thermostat…………………….. Large Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program Up to 100 kW reduction ………………………. More than 100 kW reduction ………………….

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
HVAC Rebate (Retrofit Only) DME is offering a rebate for the purchase and installation of high-efficiency air conditioners or heat pumps for existing residential or commercial facilities. Rebate Guidelines Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. DME does not compensate the installer for the equipment installation or for processing the necessary paperwork. Applicable only for retrofits. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Installations of central air-conditioning systems must be permitted, inspected and approved by the City’s Building Inspection Department before rebates will be processed. All submissions are subject to lawful verification of identification and entitlement to the Program credit by Denton Municipal Electric. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment. The amount of a credit or cash payment shall be based on the payment schedule shown below. To qualify for the equipment incentive, the equipment must have a minimum of 16 SEER rating and must be new when installed. All equipment must be purchased. No leased or lease/purchase equipment will qualify for a cash or billing rebate. Installations must be made by licensed contractors who are registered as an authorized DME GreenSense Authorized Installer at the time of the installation. No rebate will be paid on a partial replacement of an air conditioner. Both the condensing unit and the evaporator coil must be replaced to qualify for a rebate. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice.

Payment Schedule Type of Unit Central Air Conditioning Central Heat Pumps Geothermal Heat Pump
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SEER/EER Rating 16.0 + 16.0 + 16.0 +

Incentive $600/unit $700/unit $700/unit

GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Attic Reflective Radiant Barrier Rebates (retrofit only) DME is offering a rebate up to $300.00 per structure for the installation of a reflective radiant barrier in accessible attic space on existing structures. Acceptable materials shall provide maximum reflection of thermal radiation and heat resistance, including paint coatings, aluminum foils and thermal shields specifically designed for use in buildings and homes as attic radiant barriers. Rebate Guidelines Radiant Barrier:  over 90 percent reflectivity - $300.00 per structure  up to 90 percent reflectivity - $200.00 per structure Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for retrofits. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Partial applications will not qualify for the rebate. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Qualifying structures can be residential, commercial, or multi-family, but must be conditioned areas. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer (include reflective radiant barrier manufacturer, type, reflectivity, and square feet) along with your application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified radiant barrier. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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Solar Screen Rebates (retrofit only) DME is offering a rebate of 30 percent of invoice up to $200.00 for the installation of solar screens on existing windows. Rebate Guidelines Solar screen rebate: 30 percent of invoice up to $200.00 per structure. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Solar screens must be installed on a conditioned space. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Applicable only for retrofits. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Solar screens must block at least 90 percent of the solar heat gain. Contractor's data on reflectivity of window screens must be included with the application along with the contractor's installation receipt itemizing total area and product identifiers and performance rating specifications. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with the application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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Energy Efficient Window Rebates (retrofit only) DME is offering a rebate of 30 percent of invoice amount up to $500.00 for the purchase and installation of energy efficient windows. Rebate Guidelines: Energy efficient windows: 30 percent of invoice up to $500.00 per structure. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Applicable only for retrofits. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Windows must be new when installed. Must have a U-factor of 0.29 or less with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.33 or less. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer (include window manufacturer, model, and size) along with your application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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Solar Water Heater Rebates (retrofit only) DME is offering a rebate of 50 percent of invoice up to $300.00 for the installation of solar water heating systems. Rebate Guidelines Solar water heaters: 50 percent of invoice up to $300.00 per structure. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable for retrofits. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Solar water heater must preheat water for an electric water heater that is permanently installed at the structure. At minimum, a solar water heater system must be sized to accommodate a family of four. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. All equipment installed must be new and certified by the Solar Rating Certification Corporation (SRCC). Only solar water heating systems with permanently installed electric backup are eligible to receive the rebate. Applications must be completed and approved prior to installation of the solar water heating system. Post-inspections by DME and the City of Denton Building Inspections Division are required on all installations before issuance of the rebate. Failure to follow these or other requirements of the City of Denton Building Inspections Division may render the system ineligible for the incentive. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. To qualify for the incentives, applicants must receive electric service from DME. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Interconnected PV Rebates (retrofits only) DME is offering a rebate of $3.00 per AC watt up to $15,000.00 based on the calculated expected performance of the system. Contact the DME GreenSense Program Manager for details. Rebate Guidelines Interconnected PV system: $3.00 per AC watt up to $15,000.00 per structure or property. Applicable only for retrofits. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME will be required. Applicants must be the property owner or functioning as the representative of the property owner. All equipment must be new when installed and must come with a five (5) year warranty. The DME Application for Interconnection and the DME Interconnection Agreement detail specific requirements for this rebate. The DME Application for Interconnection, the DME Interconnection Agreement, and a pre-inspection must be completed and approved prior to installation of the photovoltaic (PV) system. Post-inspections by DME and City of Denton Building Inspections Division are required on all installations before the issuance of the rebate. Failure to follow these or other requirements of the City of Denton Building Inspections Division may render the system ineligible for the incentive and the system will not be allowed to interconnect with the DME electrical grid. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment unless other agreements are agreed upon by both parties before rebate is issued. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. Contact Program Manager for more details or clarification. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Attic/Ceiling Insulation Rebates (retrofit only) DME is offering a rebate up to of $400.00 for the installation of ceiling insulation. Rebate Guidelines: Attic/ceiling insulation: whichever is less, 50 percent of invoice, calculation method, or $400.00 per structure. Calculation Method: Rebate = ($0.01) x (square foot of insulated space) x (R-Value added). Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for retrofits. Partial applications will not qualify for the rebate. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Attic insulation must be installed between conditioned and unconditioned areas to qualify. Garages and other non-conditioned areas do not qualify. Final insulation must be at least R-38. The current insulation level of each home will be determined and documented by the insulation installer. Degradation due to age and density of the existing insulation should be taken into account. All materials must be new. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer (include insulation manufacturer, type, starting and ending r-value, number of bags installed, and square feet) along with your application form. The current insulation level of each home will be determined and documented by the amount of insulation installed. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with the application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205
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Programmable Thermostat Rebate (retrofit) DME is offering a rebate of 50 percent of invoice up to $50 for the purchase and installation of an electronic, Energy Star approved thermostat. Rebate Guidelines: Programmable thermostat: 50 percent of invoice up to $50.00 per installation. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for retrofits. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Thermostat must have 5-2, 5-1-1, or 7-day programming and be capable of four (4) settings for each day. Thermostat must be new and Energy Star approved. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Old thermostats must be returned to GreenSense Manager. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified replacement equipment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
HVAC Rebate (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate for the purchase and installation of high-efficiency air conditioners or heat pumps for new residential or commercial facilities. Rebate Guidelines Applicable only for new construction. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. DME does not compensate the equipment installer for the installation or for processing the necessary paperwork. Applicable only for new construction. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Installations of central air-conditioning systems must be permitted, inspected and approved by the City’s Building Inspection Department before rebates will be processed. All submissions are subject to lawful verification of identification and entitlement to the Program credit by Denton Municipal Electric. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. The amount of a credit or cash payment shall be based on the payment schedule shown below. To qualify for the equipment incentive, the equipment must have a minimum of 16 SEER rating and must be new when installed. All equipment must be purchased. No leased or lease/purchase equipment will qualify for a cash or billing rebate. Installations must be made by licensed contractors and/or dealers who are registered as an authorized DME GreenSense Authorized Installer at the time of the sale/installation. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. Payment Schedule Type of Unit Central Air Conditioning Central Heat Pumps Geothermal Heat Pump
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SEER/EER Rating 16.0 + 16.0 + 16.0 +

Incentive $600/unit $700/unit $700/unit

GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Attic Reflective Radiant Barrier Rebates (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate of up to $300.00 per structure for the installation of a reflective radiant barrier in accessible attic space of new construction. Acceptable materials provide maximum reflection of thermal radiation and heat resistance, including paint coatings, aluminum foils and thermal shields specifically designed for use in buildings and homes as attic radiant barriers. Rebate Guidelines

Radiant Barrier:  over 90 percent reflectivity - $300.00 per structure  up to 90 percent reflectivity - $200.00 per structure Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Qualifying structures may be residential, commercial, or multi-family, but must be conditioned areas. Partial applications will not qualify for the rebate. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Applicable only for new construction. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer (include reflective radiant barrier manufacturer, type and square feet) along with your application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the radiant barrier. Participating builders that install qualified radiant barriers will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL

Solar Screen Rebates (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate of 30 percent of invoice up to $200.00 for the installation of solar screens on new construction. Rebate Guidelines Solar screen rebate: 30 percent of invoice up to $200.00 per structure. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for new construction. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Solar screens must be installed on a conditioned space. Solar screens must block at least 90 percent of the solar heat gain. Contractor's data on reflectivity of window screens must be included with the application along with the contractor's installation receipt itemizing total area and product identifiers and performance rating specifications. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of DME customers that purchase the qualified equipment. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with the application form. To qualify for the incentives, applicants must receive electric service from DME. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Energy Efficiency Window Rebates (New Construction Only)

DME is offering a rebate of 30 percent of invoice amount up to $500.00 for the purchase and installation of energy efficient windows. Rebate Guidelines: Energy efficient windows: 30 percent of invoice up to $500.00 per structure. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for new construction. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. Windows must be new when installed. Must have a U-factor of 0.29 or less with a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.33 or less. Windows and sashes must be installed in a conditioned space. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer (including window manufacturer, model, and size) along with your application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified equipment. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Solar Water Heater Rebates (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate of 50 percent of invoice up to $300.00 for the installation of solar water heating systems. Rebate Guidelines Solar water heaters: 50 percent of invoice up to $300.00 per structure. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for new construction. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Solar water heater must preheat water for an electric water heater that is permanently installed at the structure. At minimum, a solar water heater system must be sized to accommodate a family of four. Applicants must be a home or rental property owner. All equipment installed must be new and certified by the Solar Rating Certification Corporation (SRCC). Only solar water heating systems with permanently installed electric backup are eligible to receive the rebate. Applications must be completed and approved prior to installation of the solar water heating system. Post-inspections by DME and the City of Denton Building Inspections Division are required on all installations before issuance of the rebate. Failure to follow these or other requirements of the City of Denton Building Inspections Division may render the system ineligible for the incentive. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified equipment. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Interconnected PV Rebates (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate of $3.00 per AC watt up to $15,000.00 based on the calculated expected performance of the system. Contact the DME GreenSense Program Manager for details. Rebate Guidelines Interconnected PV system: $3.00 per AC watt up to $15,000.00 per structure or property. Applicable only new construction. Structures will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Applicants must be the property owner or functioning as the representative of the property owner. All equipment must be new when installed and must come with a five (5) year warranty. The DME Application for Interconnection and the DME Interconnection Agreement detail specific requirements for this rebate. The DME Application for Interconnection, the DME Interconnection Agreement, and a pre-inspection must be completed and approved prior to installation of the photovoltaic (PV) system. Post-inspections by DME and City of Denton Building Inspections Division are required on all installations before the issuance of the rebate. Failure to follow these or other requirements of the City of Denton Building Inspections Division may render the system ineligible for the incentive and the system will not be allowed to interconnect with the DME electrical grid. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified equipment unless other agreements are agreed upon by both parties before rebate is issued. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. Contact the GreenSense Program Manager for more details or clarification. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Attic/Ceiling Insulation Rebates (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate up to $300.00 for the installation of ceiling insulation. Rebate Guidelines: Attic/ceiling insulation: whichever is less, 50 percent of invoice, calculation method, or $300.00 per structure. Calculation Method: Rebate = ($0.01) x (square foot of insulated space) x (R-Value added). Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for new construction. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Partial applications will not qualify for the rebate. Applicants will only qualify for this rebate once per 12-month period. A pre-inspection and post-inspection by DME may be required. Attic insulation must be installed between conditioned and unconditioned areas to qualify. Applicant must be a home or rental property owner. Garages and other non-conditioned areas do not qualify. Starting insulation must be at least R-38. Final insulation must be at least R-49. The current insulation level of each home will be determined and documented by the insulation installer. Degradation due to age and density of the existing insulation should be taken into account. All materials must be new. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer (include insulation manufacturer, type and square feet) along with your application form. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified equipment. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with the application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205
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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Programmable Thermostat Rebate (New Construction Only) DME is offering a rebate of 50 percent of invoice up to $50 for the purchase and installation of an electronic, Energy Star approved thermostat. Rebate Guidelines: Programmable thermostat: 50 percent of invoice up to $50.00 per installation. Rebate is designed for residential and small commercial customers. Applicable only for new construction. Thermostat must have 5-2, 5-1-1, or 7-day programming and be capable of four (4) settings for each day. Thermostat must be new and Energy Star approved. Applicant must be a home or rental property owner. Requests for payment must be received by DME within thirty (30) days of installation. Credits will be made to the electric utility accounts of electric utility retail customers that purchase the qualified equipment. Participating builders that install qualified systems will receive a cash payment. All installations must be for accounts served by DME and must meet all applicable national, local, and manufacturers’ codes and specifications. Funding for this rebate is limited to funds availability. Attach an itemized and dated invoice from the contractor or retailer along with your application form. Program guidelines and payments are subject to change by DME without prior notice. DME may discontinue the Program without prior notice. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL

Standard Offer Program (SOP) with savings of less than or equal to 100 kW DME is offering large commercial and industrial customers this SOP incentive to encourage energy efficiency improvements that go beyond the typical retrofit, replacement, or new purchase requirements. Incentives in the form of rebates will be paid for approved projects in the amount of $100/kW saved over the minimum set by city, state, and federal energy efficiency standards. Customer must provide an active phone line to the electric meter. Customer must have a minimum peak demand of 200 kW. The demand reduction must be a minimum of 50 kW. The amount of the incentive will not be for more than 50 percent of total project cost. The energy efficiency upgrade must be in service for at least ten (10) years. Replaced equipment must be disposed of and cannot be put back into service. The Program begins October 1 and shall remain in effect as long as funding is available. The Program can change without notice and DME reserves the right to discontinue the Program or any of its parts at any time. Installers and contractors must be registered with DME. Equipment must meet all codes and permitting requirements. Lighting incentive will not count for more than 65 percent of total project. If no other projects apply, then 65 percent of the kW reduction will accepted. Applicable Projects This Program does not specify which projects will qualify for the incentive. Applicants must submit detailed information for each project including a scope of work, specific equipment being removed and installed, and anticipated kW reductions. DME will review the applications for acceptance into the Program. Acceptable projects may include: Lighting retrofit HVAC upgrade Motor replacement Unacceptable projects include those that: Rely on customer behavior Involve cogeneration and demand management excluding generation from renewable sources Have a negative impact on the environment Have no capital investment Plug loads

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Application Process Applications for SOP participation must be submitted to the Program Manager for evaluation and acceptance. With application, customer must submit a proposal along with estimated cost, estimated demand savings, and method of kW savings calculation. Customer will receive confirmation that the application was received via e-mail. DME will review the application to determine if the project will be accepted into the Program. Customer will be notified in writing if the project has been accepted within 30 days of complete submittal. Customer will be contacted to schedule an initial inspection. Within 30 days of the completion of the project, the customer will contact the Program Manager to schedule a final inspection. This inspection is strictly for the purpose of qualifying for the rebate, not to take the place of Building Inspections or internal quality control. Following final inspection, demand reduction will be verified and the customer account will be credited. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Standard Offer Program (SOP) with savings of more than 100 kW DME is offering large commercial and industrial customers this SOP incentive to encourage energy efficiency improvements that go beyond the typical retrofit, replacement, or new purchase requirements. Incentives in the form of rebates will be paid for approved projects in the amount of $125/kW saved over the minimum set by city, state, and federal energy efficiency standards. Customer must provide an active phone line to the electric meter. Customer must have a minimum peak demand of 200 kW. The demand reduction must be a minimum of 50 kW. The amount of the incentive will not be for more than 50 percent of total project cost. The energy efficiency upgrade must be in service for at least ten (10) years. Replaced equipment must be disposed of and cannot be put back into service. The Program begins October 1 and shall remain in effect as long as funding is available. The Program can change without notice and DME reserves the right to discontinue the Program or any of its parts at any time. Installers and contractors must be registered with DME. Equipment must meet all codes and permitting requirements. Lighting incentive will not count for more than 65 percent of total project. If no other projects apply, then 65 percent of the kW reduction will accepted. Applicable Projects This Program does not specify which projects will qualify for the incentive. Applicants must submit detailed information for each project including a scope of work, specific equipment being removed and installed, and anticipated kW reductions. DME will review the applications for acceptance into the Program. Acceptable projects may include: Lighting retrofit HVAC upgrade Motor replacement Unacceptable projects include those that: Rely on customer behavior Involve cogeneration and demand management excluding generation from renewable sources Have a negative impact on the environment Have no capital investment Plug loads

Application Process
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GREENSENSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM GUIDELINE MANUAL
Applications for SOP participation must be submitted to the Program Manager for evaluation and acceptance. With application, customer must submit a proposal along with estimated cost, estimated demand savings, and method of kW savings calculation. Customer will receive confirmation that the application was received via e-mail. DME will review the application to determine if the project will be accepted into the Program. Customer will be notified in writing if the project has been accepted within 30 days of complete submittal. Customer will be contacted to schedule an initial inspection. Within 30 days of the completion of the project, the customer will contact the Program Manager to schedule a final inspection. This inspection is strictly for the purpose of qualifying for the rebate, not to take the place of Building Inspections or internal quality control. Following final inspection, demand reduction will be verified and the customer account will be credited. All correspondence and applications for the incentive should be directed to: DME GreenSense Program Program Manager 1659 Spencer Road Denton, Texas 76205

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