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Cool Roof Program

Earn a rebate of $0.30 per square foot up to $75,000* for installing a cool roof above conditioned space. This program is designed to decrease heat transfer through reflectance, improve comfort and reduce air conditioning load. New construction projects do not qualify for this rebate.

How the program works

Available to commercial and industrial customers with a roof area that includes a dedicated electric heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The cool roof must reflect at least 80 percent of the solar radiation, have a thermal emittance greater than 0.85 and be installed by a licensed contractor. The cool roof product must be labeled by Energy Star and be based on ASTM E-903 or ASTM C-1549 testing.

The entire roof surface must be prepped and/or repaired in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines prior to applying a membrane product. Please note: Any type of "paint-on" product is not eligible for this rebate.

Pre-approval is required

Before work begins, please submit the following information to Tampa Electric using the Cool Roof program rebate application Secure Form Icon. After you submit the application, you will receive an enrollment/confirmation number that you can use to access your application. Be sure to write down and save the enrollment/confirmation number.

  • Tampa Electric customer account number
  • Contractor license number
  • Contractor license number expiration date

The application will prompt you to upload the following information:

  • Signed owner authorization form – if you're not the owner (download here PDF Icon)
  • Specification sheets
  • Payment release name (if other than account holder)

Once your application is received, a Tampa Electric representative will review the information and contact you if additional information is required or your application is approved.

Acquiring your rebate

Once work is complete, you must submit a paid receipt/invoice (proof of purchase) and the manufacturer's warranty to Tampa Electric. To do this, simply access your existing application Secure Form Icon and enter the enrollment/confirmation number you received when you initially submitted your application. Please allow four weeks for processing.

If you have questions, please email comconreq@tecoenergy.com Email Icon or call 813-275-3909 on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*Not to exceed 50 percent of the total project cost.