As of 4:45 p.m., about 40 percent of the state's available funds for Energy Star appliance rebates had been claimed by North Carolina residents.
The offer began this morning and will last until the money runs out. Rebates range from $75 to $300, depending on appliance or equipment.
Qualifying purchases must be made today or this month and reserved online or by calling 1-877-379-7323. Purchases made before today will not count.