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REBATES & TAX INCENTIVES

There are more Rebates and Tax incentives available to the public than ever before.  Take advantage of Local, State, and Federal Programs.

San Antonio and Austin are encouraging home owners, renters and businesses to Go Green and reduce energy consumption which will reduce the environmental foot print that you leave!  Let Green Renovations show you how you can maximize the amount of money that you can get from these programs.

FEDERAL TAX CREDITS

If you improve your home with one of the services provided by Green Renovations you  may be eligible for a federal tax credit, 30% of cost up to $1,500.  

Federal Tax Credits on Insulation

Adding adequate insulation is one of the most cost-effective home improvements that you can do.

Batt insulation, blown-in Insulation, rigid boards all are type of insulation that qualify for a federal tax credit.  Other air leak products can qualify such as; weather stripping, canned foam, and sealant caulking.

Tax Credit does NOT include installation costs.

 
HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning)

Main Air Circulating Fan systems have a fan or blower motor which blows the the cool air or hot air through the duct system.  Heat Pumps systems acts in reverse to the Air Circulating Fan systems. Source Heat Pumps are an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners in moderate climates.   You can get a 30% tax credit on the cost of the fan alone.  

CAC (Central Air Conditioning)

To receive a tax credit on a Central Air Conditioning system the SEER rating has to be at least 16 and the EER has to be at least a 13 for a split system.  This credit in up to 30% on the total cost including the installation costs.

Roofs

There are qualified ENERGY STAR roofs that decreasing the amount of heat transferred into your home. 

Water Heaters

Water heating can account for 14%–25% of the energy consumed in your home.  Gas water heaters that have an energy factor less than 0.82 OR a thermal efficiency of at least 90% can qualify for the federal Tax Credit.  Electric Heat Pump Water Heater .  That have an Energy Factor less than 2.0 can qualify for the federal Tax Credit.  Tax Credit includes installation costs.

Windows & Doors

Energy efficient windows, doors and skylights can reduce energy bills substantially.  ENERGY STAR Windows & Doors that have a U factor of more than 0.30 or a SHGC of more than .30.  Tax Credit does NOT include installation costs.

CPS ENERGY REBATES 

Attic Insulation Rebates
$.25 per square foot of attic insulation installed. Click here for more information.

Spray Foam Insulation Attic & Walls - $0.50 per square feet of the floor plan of the conditioned areas of a home

Wall Insulation
CPS offers a rebate of $.25 per square foot of the treated wall area. Click here for more information.

Windows
CPS Energy offers a rebate of $1.50 per square foot of ENERGY STAR® qualified windows. Details can be found here

Window Solar Screens & Films
Solar screens and films rebates are $.50 per square foot of the installed screen/film on the west and east facing windows.

Cool Roof Rebate
CPS offers a rebate of $.20 per square foot of roof area on an ENERGY STAR® “Cool Roof” Details can be found here

Solar Water Heaters
Rebates for the solar water heating systems will have a minimum of $400 with a maximum allowable rebate amount of $800 and will be calculated using the Solar Rating Certification Corporation’s(SRCC) calculated Annual kWh Energy Savings Performance table for San Antonio. Rebate funding is on a first come, first served basis. Full details and an application can be found here.

Solar Photovoltaic (PV)
The CPS Energy Solar Initiative Rebate program is offering an incentive of $3.00 per AC watt based on the calculated expected performance of the system that is less than 100kW. For systems larger than 100kW please contact CPS Energy. Rebates are on a first come, first served basis.

Peak Saver
CPS offers free programmable thermostats to qualifying customers. Participants agree to let CPS Energy remotely access their central air conditioners to cycle compressors off for short periods of time (approximately ten minutes each half-hour) between 3-7 p.m., Monday through Friday, from May through September. This helps manage peak electric demand and the temperature increase inside your home is generally no more than 2 degrees. For more details and to apply, see this page. You can also apply for the program by calling toll-free (866) 222-7645

Ground Source Heat Pumps
Rebates are available for ground source heat pumps based on the EER (Energy Efficiency Rating). Rebates are $400 per ton for qualifying units, with an additional $50 per ton for every 1.0 above the minimum EER

Solar Water Heaters
Rebates for the solar water heating systems can be $400 to $800 and will be calculated using the Solar Rating Certification Corporation’s(SRCC) calculated Annual kWh Energy Savings Performance table for San Antonio. Rebate funding is on a first come, first served basis. Full details and an application can be found here.

Air Conditioning Rebates
Rebates for central air conditioning systems and central heat pump systems are determined by the overall seasonal energy efficiency ratio, or SEER.  Central units that qualify for a rebate must have a SEER rating of 15.0 or greater.  Rebates start at $110 per ton.

Duct Repair or Replacement – 25 percent, up to $1,500 per system and $2,500 per customer

Duct Testing – 50 percent, up to $250 per system
The Air Flow Performance Certification program will include rebates for the repairs and/or replacement of duct work needed to improve the overall efficiency of your HVAC system and for testing that shows improvement to the HVAC system.  

 Go to : CPS ENERGY SAVERS- RESIDENTIAL for more information

FOR COMMERCIAL REBATES
Go to: CPS ENERGY SAVERS- COMMERCIAL  for more information

AUSTIN ENERGY REBATES 

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