Are you a low-income to moderate-income customer of Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU)? You may be eligible for a free, brand-new water heater installed by Fletcher Plumbing, as well as other energy home improvements, at no cost to you! Through the GRU Low-income Energy Efficiency Program Plus (LEEP) you could get up to $10,000 in home improvements to lower your energy bill, improve your comfort, and reduce energy usage. According to Scott Downey of GRU, renters may now be elegible to participate in LEEP. Previously the program was limited to homeowners. See application link below. Fletcher plumbing is an established LEEP plumbing contractor (see story from Main Street News) and has already installed 150 water heaters for GRU customers under this program.
Based on the inspection and to some degree your preferences, you may get help to lower your energy bill by:
Heads UP: If you qualify for LEEP, you will have to act quickly, and be at home for scheduled appointments!!
Who gets the money?
Rebates are given directly to the GRU LEEP plus Partnering Contractor(s) rather than to the customer. Please select Fletcher Plumbing as your contractor to replace your water heater if that is a recommended upgrade.
You Are Eligible for the LEEP Plus Program if
To establish low-income status, please contact a federal, state or local assistance agency, such as, but not limited to:
Neighborhood Housing & Development Corporation – 352-380-9119.
Go to the GRU website LEEP-PLUS program page and Submit an application today! Full instructions are provided on how to obtain a free pre-repair home inspection, a list of LEEPplus Partnering Contractors (Fletcher Plumbing will be listed), and how to submit estimates to GRU for approval.