Discover The Value Of An Energy Star Rebate

Energy Star rebate money is given to people who either upgrade and replace their electrical appliances with new energy efficient ones, or who make structural alterations to their properties which will allow energy to be saved. There are standards which are laid down for use in new constructions, which can also be applied to existing buildings when they are renovated with the idea of saving energy. These standards are going to be seen everywhere in the future. The best plan is to combine both the construction and appliance aspects of Energy Star savings, although they can certainly be applied separately.

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The Energy Star rebates are applied because of the need to save energy resources for the future. Because of the fact that there is government expenditure every time a new power station or improvement to the grid system is needed, the rebates and tax concessions are not really an expense to the country. They are simply paid out to the people who are saving the government from having to spend more money, and deplete energy resources still further. If this can be expanded as time goes by, there can be a considerable delay to the inevitable time when resources need to be replaced with renewable energy sources.

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Rebate money is paid in the largest amounts to people who have structural alterations carried out to their property which will save energy in the long term. New constructions have to use highly insulating materials and Low-E glass which reflects heat back into a room, and there is no reason why this cannot be applied to renovations. If a roof is basically sound, it will probably not be worth replacing it with new materials, but it will definitely benefit you to improve the insulation on the inside of the roof. Replacing windows with Low-E glass will nearly always be worthwhile, especially if the old windows were made of just a single sheet.

The Energy Star rebate you can gain from restructuring an existing property can easily tip the scales in favor of having the work done, when you are at first not quite sure whether it is justified. Bear in mind also that the value of the property will increase as you have the renovations carried out, and even if you are forced to sell early you may well get most of your money back. You can then go on to make further savings by overhauling your heating and cooling equipment, so that even the reduced heat you do use is generated more cheaply.

A lot of boilers which were manufactured in the relatively distant past are now inefficient in terms of energy use. Not only has the design and technology been superseded by new models, but many of the older boilers have become clogged and not able to function at maximum efficiency. Having these renovated and cleaned is always a possibility, but there is an expense involved in this as well. Often, it will be better to save on this expense and go for a new boiler straight away. You will qualify for a rebate, and begin saving money straight away.

You can also claim an Energy Star rebate on much smaller consumer products, and this is more worthwhile than you may think. Even the electronic goods in your living room can be on for long periods of time, and as these products are now in virtually every home the savings in energy overall can be significant. Even the act of switching a TV off instead of leaving it on standby will save money, so there is definitely a benefit to buying an energy efficient model and claiming an Energy Star rebate.

 

 

 

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California closer to creating energy storage rebate for utility customers - Energy Storage News

Energy Storage News

California closer to creating energy storage rebate for utility customers
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The US state of California's Senate has approved a bill that would provide rebates to customers for the purchase of energy storage systems, bringing the legislation a step closer to introduction. The bill, SB 700, was introduced by Democratic Senator .
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Cascade Natural Gas presents $11.5K energy rebate to YMCA - Stanwood Camano News

Stanwood Camano News

Cascade Natural Gas presents $11.5K energy rebate to YMCA
Stanwood Camano News
Scott Washburn (at left), president/CEO of YMCA of Snohomish County, shakes hands with Bill Prillaman of Lockheed Martin on behalf of the Cascade Natural Gas Conservation Incentive Program, who presented $11,575 in energy rebates earned in 2016 .

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Tucson Electric Power halts energy-efficiency rebate for businesses - Arizona Daily Star

Tucson Electric Power halts energy-efficiency rebate for businesses
Arizona Daily Star
But facing a shortfall in 2017 program funds, TEP recently decided to halt the program for commercial customers, including apartment customers EUR” who can reap big cost savings by using rebates for such things as replacing existing lighting with low-use .

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Rebates to help the environment, lower bills - UpperMichigansSource.com

UpperMichigansSource.com

Rebates to help the environment, lower bills
UpperMichigansSource.com
(WLUC) - The state of Michigan is pushing toward energy efficiency, so much so they are offering rebates. Marquette's Board of Light and Power said that the incentives are to spur energy savings through the replacement of inefficient equipment. The .

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Clean energy firms see wide-open road | NWADG - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Clean energy firms see wide-open road | NWADG
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NEW YORK -- Small-business owners who install solar panels or help customers use clean energy don't seem fazed by President Donald Trump's plan to .

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Some TEP customers left hanging as TEP cuts back on energy-efficiency rebates - Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star

Some TEP customers left hanging as TEP cuts back on energy-efficiency rebates
Arizona Daily Star
Barrios said the company has been meeting with its contractor partners and reviewing all of this year's applications for commercial energy-efficiency rebates, to determine which customers had a EURœreasonable expectationEUR that they were qualified for a .

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