Electrify Asheville-Buncombe brings an “Electrification” Marketplace to local residents

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Buncombe County and the City of Asheville are partnering on a unique program designed to support Asheville and Buncombe County’s clean-energy goals. The innovative program, Electrify Asheville-Buncombe, provides support to residents of Asheville and Buncombe County by helping homeowners explore new proven electric technologies, choose participating local contractors, and get help with identifying discount purchase incentives and financing alternatives in order to upgrade their home with the most efficient electrified systems.

“Electrification” is a way to transition from gas or heating oil-based appliances and equipment to electrified alternatives for homes. In particular, the Electrify Asheville-Buncombe program features a free new online marketplace — LetsGoElectric.com — in which area contractors showcase innovative heat pump technology for purchase and installation in local homes. To “electrify” may also involve home electrical panel and wiring upgrades to adapt these new technologies to your residence.

Ultimately, Electrify Asheville-Buncombe aims to make electrification—and the savings, safety and improved comfort it can bring—easier and more accessible to everyone. Key features of Electrify Asheville-Buncombe include home energy audits, a network of vetted local HVAC installers, and access to incentives and financing for electrification with local lender, Self-Help Credit Union. The easy-to-use website, LetsGoElectric.com – provides tools to map and begin taking climate-positive actions in homes.

For more information on Electrify Asheville-Buncombe, visit www.ElectrifyABC.com.