Focus on Energy has incentives available for households looking to improve on the efficiency of their heating and cooling equipment in their homes. Focus on Energy advises that it might be time to upgrade your equipment if:
There are two tiers of incentives available through Focus on Energy. Tier one incentives are open to all residents of the area. Tier two incentives focus on your income level in order to become eligible.
|Heating and Cooling Equipment||Tier 1||Tier 2|
|Propane multi-stage furnace with ECM, 90%+ AFUE||$100||$300|
|Natural gas furnace, 95%+ AFUE||N/A||$350|
|Natural gas multi-stage furnace with ECM, 95%+ AFUE||$125||$525|
|Natural gas multi-stage furnace with ECM and 95%+ AFUE installed with a 16+ SEER air conditioner||$250||$750|
|Modulating combination natural gas boiler with integrated domestic hot water and outdoor reset control, 95%+ AFUE||$500||$675|
|Modulating natural gas boiler with outdoor reset control, 95%+ AFUE||$400||$550|
|Indirect water heater (installed at same time as qualified boiler)||$100||$150|
|ECM Replacement||$100||See Tier 1|
|Ductless/Mini-Split heat pump for electric resistance heated home 25+SEER and 9.0+ HSPF (only for homes heated solely with electric resistance heat)||$500||See Tier 1|
In 2015, the U.S. government renewed the 25C tax credit for high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment. This credit is offered as part of a larger energy-efficiency incentive for home improvements.