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City of San Marcos - Energy Efficient Home Rebate Program

Last Review: 2012-08-13
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Incentive Amount: Air Conditioner SEER 14.5: 75/ton
Air Conditioner SEER 15.0: 100/ton
Air Conditioner SEER 16.0: 125/ton
Air Conditioner SEER 17.0: 150/ton
Heat Pump SEER 14.5: 100/ton
Heat Pump SEER 15.0: 125/ton
Heat Pump SEER 16.0: 150/ton
Heat Pump SEER 17.0: 175/ton
Attic Floor Insulation: (square feet of application area)x(R-value added)x(0.0075)
Attic Spray Foam Insulation: (square feet of application area)x(R-value added)x(0.0225)
Wall Insulation: (square feet of application area)x(R-value added)x(0.0225)
Radiant Barrier: 0.15/sq.ft.
Duct Sealing: 0.10/ sq.ft.
Doors: 1.50/sq.ft
Windows: 1.50/ sq.ft.
Window film:0.30/sq.ft.
Solar screen:0.30/sq.ft.
Window Air Conditioning Unit EnergyStar: 30% of purchase price
Window Air Conditioning Unit CEE Tier 1: 40% of purchase price
Window Air Conditioning Unit CEE Tier 2: 50% of purchase price
Eligible System Size: HVAC systems may be sized no more than 1 ton per 500 square feet.
Equipment Requirements: HVAC: minimum SEER 14.5 rating
Attic Floor Insulation: minimum R-38 rating
Attic Spray Foam Insulation: minimum 3.5 inch depth
Wall Insulation: minimum R-13 rating
Radiant Barrier: minimum 75% reflectivity
Duct Sealing: maximum 12% leakage
Doors: EnergyStar
Windows: EnergyStar
Window film: minimum 50% solar heat rejection
Solar screen: minimum 60% solar heat rejection
Window Air Conditioning Unit: must meet EnergyStar standards
Website: http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/index.aspx?page=115#Energy Efficient Home Program

Summary:

The City of San Marcos offers an Energy Efficient Home Rebate Program for the installation of HVAC equipment, insulation types/levels, duct leakage, windows and doors.  A homeowner or tenant with written consent may apply; however, only existing homes qualify for the Energy Efficient Home Rebate Program. Energy efficient products eligible for the rebate program include:

  • Central HVAC Systems
  • Attic and Wall Insulation
  • Radiant Barrier
  • Duct Sealing or Replacement
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Window Film
  • Solar Screen
  • Window AC Units.

Applicants will receive an additional 10% bonus if local contractors are used in retrofit work.

More information and application instructions for the Energy Efficient Home Rebate Program can be found on the program website.

 

 

 


Contact:

City of San Marcos
630 East Hopkins

San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone:(512) 393-8310 Ext.
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Email: SMEU_Info@sanmarcostx.gov
Web site: http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/index.aspx

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