Incentives, Rebates & Financing
Renters, homeowners, business owners, and property managers can take advantage of a variety of incentives, rebates, and other financing tools to reduce energy and water use, make buildings more comfortable, improve indoor air quality, and potentially reduce utility bills. Here are some resources for learning about these programs.
Incentives, rebates & tax credits
- Are you a customer of Dominion Energy? Visit their ThermWise program page.
- Are you a customer of Rocky Mountain Power? Learn about ways to save energy in homes and businesses, with offerings for a variety of actions from lighting to battery systems.
- Want to save water? Utah Water Savers may be able to help and Mountain Regional Water offers conservation tips as well.
- Access the Weatherization Assistance Program to learn about the benefits of weatherizing your home.
- There are a variety of tax credits for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, such as the Federal Income Tax Credits for Purchasing Energy Star Appliances and Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credits.
- Agricultural producers and rural small businesses can access the Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants.
Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency for additional programs.
Many weatherization upgrades and improvements must be completed by a utility-authorized installer/contractor to qualify for utility incentives or rebates. Consult the utilities' lists of authorized contractors before installing floor insulation, attic insulation, wall insulation, roof insulation, air sealing, ductwork, HVAC, plumbing, and windows to ensure eligibility for incentives.
Utility bill assistance programs
Having trouble paying your utility bill? The Office of Consumer Services and other state agencies have information available on programs such as the Home Energy Assistance Target Program (HEAT), the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and more.
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE)
Summit County is one of many Utah communities to enable Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE). Developers and building owners pursuing new construction and renovation projects in Summit County can consider utilizing C-PACE to advance energy improvements in commercial, industrial, and qualifying multifamily buildings. C-PACE is a voluntary innovative financing mechanism for building improvements that result in enhanced energy performance over the lifetime of a building. Eligible improvements include efficient mechanical systems, installation of renewable energy systems, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, water conservation projects and more. To learn more about C-PACE visit: https://utahcpace.com/.