MHFA Energy Saver Rebates Powered by the Fix-up Fund (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name MHFA Energy Saver Rebates Powered by the Fix-up Fund
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Eligible Technologies Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces, Boilers, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Other Distributed Generation Technologies, Check with MHFA for additional qualifying renewable energy technologies
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Furnaces: 35%

Boilers: 35%
Central Air Conditioning: 35%

Energy Star Light Fixtures: 35%
Attic Air Sealing: 35%
Wall and Attic Insulation: 35%
Water Heaters (if orphaned due to furnace replacement): 35%

Energy Star Replacement Windows: 25%
Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency Eligible Exterior Doors: 25%

Start Date 2010-09-30

Maximum Incentive 10,000

Program Administrator Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Date added to DSIRE 2010-10-01
Last DSIRE Review 2011-02-07

References DSIRE[1]


The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency's (MHFA) Fix-up Fund provides low-interest financing for energy conservation and other basic improvements to residential, owner occupied properties. Beginning with Fix-up Fund loan commitments on September 30th, 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Minnesota Department of Commerce have teamed together to offer $2,000,000 in Energy Saving Rebates, up to $10,000 per home, to homeowners replacing qualified energy efficient technologies. These rebates, in coordination with the loan program, reduce the cost for qualifying technologies between 25 and 35 percent.

Note: There is a limit of one Energy Saver Rebate per household.

Visit the MHFA website and the Energy Saving Rebates Information sheet for a detailed description on rebate eligibility, participant requirements and an overview of steps necessary for homeowners to apply for Energy Saving Rebates. Participating homeowners must submit the Energy Saver Rebate Application in coordination with the contractor hired to perform the energy efficient upgrades.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name MHFA
Department Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Division Home Improvement Loans
Address 400 Sibley Street, #300

Place St. Paul, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55101
Phone (651) 296-7608
Phone 2 (800) 657-3769


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


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