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How To Save On Your Attic Insulation with CPS Energy and Federal Rebates

July 11, 2023

This Segment from San Antonio Living will explain exactly how these tax rebates work, featuring our very own Richard Ramos. 

Green Energy of San Antonio is in no way affiliated with CPS Energy (including the Casa Verde Program) or Energy Star. 

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Are you a San Antonio homeowner? Did you know that a significant amount of energy can escape through your roof, leading to increased energy bills and a less comfortable home environment? Fortunately, there are solutions available to address this issue, and in this blog, we’re going to explore one of the most effective and economical of all of them. Follow along as we explain how upgrading your home insulation can make a substantial difference in your energy consumption—and how you can save money on your installation by taking advantage of several little-known home rebates.

The “Escaping Energy Dilemma”: Why Attic Insulation Matters

Few people realize just how much energy can be lost through their roof. Inefficient or inadequate insulation in your attic can allow heat to escape during the winter and enter during the summer, resulting in excessive reliance on your heating and cooling systems, higher energy consumption, and, unfortunately, increased energy bills. 

That's why home insulation, and attic insulation in particular, play a crucial role in maintaining energy efficiency and reducing energy waste. By improving your attic’s insulation, you can create a thermal barrier that minimizes heat transfer, allowing your home to maintain a comfortable temperature year-round.

How These Programs Work 

Both the CPS and Energy Star programs discussed below are rebates. This means that these institutions will send you a check after you send them proof of having the attic insulation services performed. These programs are in no way free, but they allow you to enjoy savings once the services have been completed. 

  • With the CPS Home Energy Rebate program, CPS will send you up to .35 cents back per foot of insulation installed. 
  • With the Energy Star program, the federal government has a tax credit up to 30% of the insulation cost for a maximum of $1200.  See your tax professional for details. 

Green Energy of San Antonio offers attic insulation services in San Antonio and is bringing these programs to our customers’ attention so that they can take advantage of these rebates after they acquire our services.

How You Can Save With CPS Energy

Here’s something else you might not know already: CPS Energy, a local utility provider, actually offers home energy rebates for residential customers who want to upgrade their attic insulation. 

Through their program, CPS Energy incentivizes homeowners to install insulation with a higher R-value, a measure of your insulation's thermal resistance. This can help you save on your home’s new installation, as well as enjoy long-term savings on your energy bills by helping you use less energy to keep your home comfortable.

The Federal Rebate: More Ways To Save

The CPS Energy Rebate isn’t the only way that you can save on your home’s insulation. You can also take advantage of the Federal rebate program for energy-efficient home improvements to further reduce the costs of your insulation upgrade. 

The Federal program, offered by the IRS, offers a 30% rebate on the purchase amount, up to $1,200, for eligible energy-efficient improvements—like home insulation upgrades that meet the program's requirements. By combining the CPS Energy rebate with the Federal rebate, you can maximize your savings and accelerate your return on investment.

Green Energy of San Antonio: Your Partner in Energy Efficiency

When it comes to insulation installation and maximizing rebate opportunities, partnering with a knowledgeable and experienced home services company can make a big difference. That’s why at Green Energy of San Antonio, we don’t just provide quality insulation installation services, but help guide homeowners through the entire process, so that they meet both the CPS Energy and the Federal rebate requirements.

We understand the intricacies of the rebate application process and can assist you in gathering the necessary paperwork, such as itemized receipts and invoices. We’ll also help you determine the square footage and R-values of your old vs new insulation, ensuring compliance with the rebate programs' guidelines. By partnering with us, you can simplify the entire process, save time, and get the energy-efficient solutions you need to cut down on energy, and upgrade on your home’s comfort.

Contact us today to learn more about our energy-efficient home insulation services and find out how we can help you save on installation with the aforementioned rebates!