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Colorado Springs Homeowners: Rebates = Cash in your pocket!

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Not only will you save money each year by using less energy and water but you can get rewarded for it through rebates from Colorado Springs Utilities and the Governors Energy Office.  The rebates are available until funds run out.  Any upgrades or installs prior to April 19, 2010 do not qualify.

1.       High-efficiency clothes washer (up to $75)

2.       Dishwashers (up to $50)

3.       Refrigerators (up to $100)

4.       Irrigation Equipment (up to $200)

a.       Rain Shutoff Devices

b.      Rotating matched precipitation sprinkler nozzles

c.       Weather-based irrigation controllers/soil moisture sensors

5.       Windows (up to $200)

6.       Toilets (up to $100)

7.       Energy Monitor (40% of cost up to $100)

8.       Energy Audits/Inspections (up to $100)

9.       Insulation

a.       Duct Sealing  (40% of cost up to $150)

b.      Insulation and Air Sealing (40% of cost up to $600 only through October 15th, 2010)

10.   Furnace

a.       Gas Condensing Furnaces ($500)

b.      Gas Boilers ($400)

11.   Water Heaters  (up to $200)

12.   Solar (Residential)

a.     Solar Thermal (up to $3,000)

b.     Photovoltaic  ($1.5 per watt for the first 3kW)

c.     Wind ($1 per watt for the first 3kW)

For more information on available rebates, visit the Governors Energy Office (GEO)

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency are available:  30% of cost up to $1,500 through December 31, 2010.  The tax credit amount does not include installation or labor costs. 

1.)     Windows, Doors, and Skylights

2.)    Roofs

3.)    Insulation

4.)    Biomass Stoves (corn, pellet, or wood-burning stoves)

5.)    Furnaces and Boilers

6.)    Water Heaters

7.)    Central Air Conditioning

A tax credit (30% of cost with no upper limit) is available for the list of items below with the exception of Fuel Cells ($500 limit), through December 31, 2016

1.)     Geothermal Heat Pumps

2.)    Small Wind Turbines

3.)    Solar Energy Systems

4.)    Fuel Cells (30% of the cost, up to $500 per .5 kW)


For further information on available Real Estate in Colorado Springs contact your Colorado Springs Realtor, Patricia Beck.

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