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Confused about how to start making your home more comfortable & energy efficient?
Wondering how to prioritize your home improvements?
There is a special State of Utah program that is subsidizing 80% of the cost for a Home Performance Assessment! For $100 (this assessment is normally $400-$500) you can find out how efficient your home is and take advantage of The Utah Home Performance Program with ENERGY STAR®. This program offers a comprehensive, whole-house approach to home improvement that results in better energy efficiency, greater comfort and lower energy bills.
The Utah Home Performance with Energy Star program will pay up to $2,000 toward those improvements if you agree to choose the most cost effective options to reduce your fuel usage by 20%.
How Efficient is Your Home?
Analysts certified by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) visit your home to perform a Home Performance Assessment and provide a customized energy- and cost-saving action plan. If you choose to make energy efficiency improvements that achieve 20% energy savings using a program partner you may qualify for cash back on a percentage of the job cost, in addition to utility rebates and tax credits!
Here are 7 ways you might improve your home with this program.
1. Improve attic insulation
2. Improve air tightness of home “air sealing”
3. Properly use programmable thermostat
4. On demand tank-less water heater
5. 95% efficient furnace
6. New Energy Star rated fridge or dishwasher
7. New Energy Star rated windows
Benefits of Making Energy Efficient Home Improvements
The initial assessment is offered at a subsidized cost of $100 which is an out-of-pocket expense that you will pay the Analyst at the time of the assessment. When you receive the Final Assessment you will be expected to pay the fee up front but the Program will reimburse you for the cost, up to $400. This rebate is separate from the Program rebate.