Helping save your home time and money


Eligibility:

  • Be a residential electric customer of Estes Park Power & Communications, Fort Collins Utilities, Longmont Power & Communications or Loveland Water and Power.
  • Occupy a single-family detached home or an attached townhouse that is more than one year old. (New construction, multifamily and mobile homes are not eligible to participate in the Efficiency Works Homes program.) Multifamily homes meeting eligibility requirements can participate in Efficiency Works Multifamily program.
  • Have a home efficiency assessment completed on your home prior to making improvements qualifying for rebates. Window improvements can be made prior to completing an assessment, rebate funds will be released after an assessment has been completed. HVAC upgrades are exempt from the assessment requirement.
  • Work is required to be completed by an Efficiency Works Service Provider. Homeowner installed/”Do-it-yourself” improvements do not qualify for rebates.

Home, front elevation

Rebates:


Click on an equipment category below to see what rebates are available. Measure guidelines listed do not represent all of the guidelines for each measure under the Efficiency Works Homes program. View the Program Guide for all measure guideline details. All measures must be installed by a participating service provider. Note that rebate amounts and requirements are subject to change without notice.

Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates
Tier 1 >25% $220 $330
Tier 2 >33% $330 $440
Tier 3 >50% $440 $550

Measure Guidelines*

  • Tiers are measured air reduction percentage
  • Minimum leakage reduction of 10% must be verified by final blower door test
  • Combustion Safety Test required
Air Sealing
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates
Conditioned Crawl Space Up to $880 Up to $1,320
Cold Crawl Space Up to $275 Up to $412
Basement Wall Up to $1,155 Up to $1,815
Cantilever Floor Up to $220 Up to $330
Floor over Garage Up to $220 Up to $330
Wall Up to $550 Up to $825
Attic Up to $550 Up to $825
Cathedral Ceiling Up to $550 Up to $825
Insulation
Measure Guidelines*

  • Rebates are calculated based on square footage up to maximum limit for each area being insulated
  • Rebate amounts are also dependent on the type of insulation used and existing conditions of the home
  • Combustion Safety Test required
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Duct Sealing and Insulating $200 None Combustion Safety Test required
Combustion Safety
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Replacement Windows/ Sliding Glass Doors Up to $750 Up to $1000 Windows must be ENERGY STAR qualified for our Northern Climate
Windows
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Air Handler Blower Motor $150 $150 Replacement situation
Air Handler Blower Motor
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Mechanical Ventilation (Whole House) 20% of cost up to $400 20% of cost up to $400 Install Ventilation per ASHRAE 62.2 - 2010 mechanical ventilation requirements
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Heat Pumps $500 $500 SEER 14.5 & HSPF 9.0 minimums

Heat pump

Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Tier 1, 92% min. AFUE $300 N/A
  • Must be sealed combustion with intake and exhaust to the outside
  • Tier 2 furnace must have multi-stage gas valve and ECM blower motor
Tier 2, 95% min. AFUE $500 N/A
Efficiency Measure Rebate Measure Guidelines*
Ductless mini-split - 16 SEER or higher $250/head (max $500 for gas heated home, $750 for electric heated home)
  • HSPF 9.5 or higher
  • Cold-climate, multi-stage heat pump
Ductless mini-split
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Gas Boiler $300 N/A 85% min efficiency
Gas Boiler

Gas water heaters

Efficiency Measure Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Tier 1 - Power Vented $100
  • Replacement situation
  • Tier 1 is not sealed combustion, EF=.62 or greater
  • Tier 2 is sealed combustion, power vented or not, EF= 0.67 or greater
  • Tier 3 is tankless or tank sealed combustion, EF = 0.82 or greater
Water Heater
Tier 2 - Direct vent $200
Tier 3 - High Efficiency

(includes tankless)

$400

Electric water heaters

Efficiency Measure Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Tier 1 - heat pump water heater UEF 2.0 $300
  • Replacement situation
  • Maximum rebate of $1,000/home
  • Rebates available for gas or electric heated homes that install a heat pump water heater
Water Heater
Tier 2 - heat pump water heater UEF 3.0 $500
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Tier 1 = SEER 14.5, EER 12 $150 $150
  • New AC Installation or replacement
  • System sized using ACCA Manual J compliant method
  • Tier 4 systems require multistage and ECM blower for rebate
Tier 2 = SEER 15, EER 12.5 $250 $250
Tier 3 = SEER 16, EER 12.5 $350 $350
Tier 4 = SEER 17, EER 12.5 $500 $500
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Whole House Fan $275 $275
  • One per household limit
  • Must use motorized, insulated dampers
Whole House Fan
Efficiency Measure Gas-Heated Home Rebates Electric-Heated Home Rebates Measure Guidelines*
Evaporative Cooler $500 $500 Must have: inorganic media, thermostat control, automated daily water dump, insulated cover for winter

*All measures must be installed by a participating service provider. Homeowner installed/"Do-it-Yourself" improvements do not qualify for rebates.

The following special conditions also apply:

  • Estes Park Power & Communications customer rebates are only applicable for homes with electric heat.