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Austin Energy - Free Home Energy Improvements Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/20/2013
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows
Applicable Sectors: Low-Income Residential
Amount:Insulation in attics: FREE
Sealing and repairing or replacing ductwork: FREE
Caulking around plumbing penetrations: FREE
Weather stripping around doors: FREE
Installation of solar screens: FREE
Web Site: http://www.austinenergy.com/Energy%20Efficiency/Programs/Free%20H...
Summary:

Austin Energy is not accepting applications for this program currently. Austin Energy hopes to offer the program again in the future. Contact the utility for additional information.

Austin Energy provides a variety of weatherization measures at no cost to its low-income and disabled residents through its Free Home Energy Improvements Program. Certain income levels must be met for residents to participate in this program. Eligible residents must fill out a program application, and within two weeks Austin Energy will then send a letter stating whether they have been accepted to the program. Homes with an appraised value of over $150,000 may be excluded from this offer. Customers living in rental properties must have lived at the residence for at least three months. Funding for this programs is limited and offered to Austin Energy customers on a first-come, first-served basis.


 
Contact:
  Free Weatherization Program
Austin Energy
721 Barton Springs
Austin, TX 78704-1194
Phone: (512) 974-7827
E-Mail: custinfo@austinenergy.com
Web Site: http://www.austinenergy.com/index.htm
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