Did you know that energy efficient choices can help you earn money? There are Local, State and/or Federal Energy Rebates. Such rebates have many forms: from Property or Sales Tax exemptions, to even Loans! Not only do these modern home technologies bring comfort to your home, but they also assist in Energy Efficiency Savings on your monthly electric bill.
Energy Upgrade – California
This program offers a rebate of up to $2,500 for a basic upgrade package, and up to $4,500 for an advanced upgrade package, covering energy efficient technologies such as central air conditioning, duct/air sealing, furnaces, insulation and more. The program connects homeowners with qualified contractors, and helps them find all available incentives.
Energy Conservation Improvements Property Tax Exemption – New York State
Covering central air, water heaters, furnaces, programmable thermostats, solar heat, photovoltaic’s, heat pumps and more, this program exempts the homeowner from 100 percent of the value added to the residence as a result of the improvements.
ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday Window – Texas
In this program, Texas offers a three-day window, typically the Memorial Day weekend, during which consumers can purchase ENERGY STAR products and get a break on state and local sales and use taxes on their purchases. The program covers air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, dehumidifiers, programmable thermostats etc.
Energy Conservations for Ohioans (ECO-Link) Program – Ohio
The ECO-Link program offers Ohio homeowners reduced rate financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy home upgrades. It covers central air, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, water heaters, window air conditioners, duct sealing, washing machines and more. It provides a 3 percent rate reduction up to $50,000 in savings over a 7-year bank loan.
Another example of energy savings: Vermont conducted a survey that shows how much money a heat pump can save you. (Based on a typical home in Vermont) When you shift 80% of the heating needs away from the current fuel type, to a cold climate heat pump, the savings are significant.
Depending on where you live, you may qualify for utility rebates and local incentive programs when you purchase a high-efficiency heating or cooling system. For details on rebates available in your area, check with your utility company or visit http://www.dsireusa.org/ or you can be sure and let us help you make a decision in favor of modern household technology; Call us today to find out more. (844) 406-7270