REBATES & INCENTIVES
EnergySmart provides home and business owners in Boulder County with a variety of local rebates and incentives for energy efficiency upgrades.
Xcel Energy provides a variety of rebates for purchasing energy efficient appliances and incentives for making your home more energy efficient.
ENERGY STAR Mortgage – Bank of Colorado
Renovate your current home or buy an existing home and make energy improvements and you can get a reduced mortgage interest rate.
Contact Stephen Ponce-Pore regarding Renovating for Energy Efficiency and using the ENERGY STAR Mortgage.
Renewable Energy Equipment Leasing (REEL):
“reel” is an industry leader in the renewable energy industry. They provide energy efficient finance solutions for a wide variety of equipment, processes, and technologies, which are utilized to create more alternative sources of renewable energy. The “reel” Advantage 10 Residential Finance Product is designed to provide all residential customers with the lowest rates and the longest terms possible when considering a home improvement project.
Energy Efficient Home Mortgages
Addressing questions and opportunities for mortgaging energy efficient homes.
Green, or “Energy efficient” mortgages, let you borrow extra money to pay for energy efficient upgrades to your current home or a new or old home that you plan to buy. The result is a more environmentally friendly living space that uses fewer resources for heating and cooling and has dramatically lower utility costs.
An overview of financing options for energy efficient homes.
STATE TAX INCENTIVES & REBATES
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Energy Efficiency
Searchable database of renewable energy financial incentives by state.
FEDERAL TAX INCENTIVES & REBATES
EERE Guide to Rebates
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy link to financial assistance for business and industry.
Guide to the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Published by the U.S. Department of Energy, this guide is currently one of the best resources for learning about federal tax credits for energy efficiency improvements.
Easy to understand guide to federal energy efficiency tax credits for home energy efficiency improvements.
Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)
Home of the Tax Incentives Assistance Project, sponsored a coalition of non-profit groups and government agencies is designed to help consumers navigate the Energy Policy Act and receive tax credits.
Federal Tax Incentives for Solar Energy (Solar-specific)
Guide detailing financial incentives for PV installation published by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of solar energy manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants, and marketers. Sign up to have the guide emailed to you.
NAIMA Tax Guide (Insulation-specific)
North American Insulation Manufacturer’s Association guide to federal tax credits for insulation improvements.