RICHMOND, Va., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power residential customers can help stay cooler this summer and earn cold cash by having their home heat pump tuned-up for better performance or by replacing it with a new high-efficiency unit. (Note to editors: related videos are available online: Heat Pump Tune-Up http://youtu.be/evGiKiWZVNU and Heat Pump Upgrade http://youtu.be/iva4GFFZCJM )
Dominion is offering a $90 rebate to help pay for a heat pump maintenance tune-up and up to $250 for replacing a system with one that is more energy-efficient.
"A properly maintained, energy-efficient heating and cooling system uses less electricity to keep a home comfortable and can help customers save on their energy bills," said Ken Barker, vice president, customer services and energy conservation. "Saving energy is good for our customers and good for the environment."
The rebate programs are open to residential customers living in single-family residences, townhomes, and multi-family (apartments and condos) dwellings with electric heating and cooling with a heat pump. Details are available at Dominion's website, www.dom.com/savenowVA.
The process is simple and easy to follow. It begins with contacting a local participating contractor. A complete list of participating contractors can be found using the contractor search tool at www.dom.com/contractorsearch
When the work is finished, the customer submits the completed rebate form and receives a confirmation email the day the information is entered into the rebate processing system. The status of the rebate can be checked by using the Manage Your Account feature on www.dom.com or by calling Dominion at 1-888-366-8280.
Dominion (NYSE: D) is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 27,000 megawatts of generation. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems and serves retail energy customers in 15 states. For more information about Dominion, visit the company's website at www.dom.com.
Save time, energy and postage by enrolling in Dominion's eBill paperless billing program at: https://www.dom.com/find-it-fast/payment-options/paperless-billing.jsp
SOURCE Dominion Virginia Power
For further information: Media: Karl Neddenien, (804) 771-6115, Karl.R.Neddenien@dom.com, Le-Ha Anderson, Le-Ha.Anderson@dom.com, Bonita Harris, (757) 857-2700, Bonita.B.Harris@dom.com