City of San Marcos - Energy Efficient Home Rebate Program (Texas)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas
Additional Place applies to City of San Marcos, Texas (Utility Company),
Name City of San Marcos - Energy Efficient Home Rebate Program (Texas)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Doors, Heat pumps, Windows, Window film; solar screens
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
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
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/departments/electric/Energy_Conservation.html#DistributedGen

Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2012-08-13


References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


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.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name City of San Marcos
Department Public Services, Conservation Dept.

Address 630 East Hopkins

Place San Marcos, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78666
Phone (512) 393-8310


Email SMEU_Info@sanmarcostx.gov
Website http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/index.aspx
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"