Rocky Mountain Power Insulation Rebate

Don’t hesitate. Insulate.

Upgrade your insulation and earn cash back for every square foot. There’s no easier way to prepare your home for the chill of winter and the dog days of summer. By installing qualified insulation, you can save up to $1,000 a year on heating and cooling costs, which makes this simple upgrade the very definition of wattsmart.

Qualifications and Incentives

Contractor Installed

Contractor-Installed Insulation Electrically Heated
Homes Customer Incentive
Electrically Cooled
Homes Customer Incentive
Attic Insulation $0.65 / sq. ft. $0.10/ sq. ft.
Wall Insulation $0.65/ sq. ft. $0.25/ sq. ft.
Floor Insulation $0.65/ sq. ft. N/A

Must be existing home, not new constructionEnsure the home qualifies:

Requirements for all insulation projects:

  • Work must be completed by a Program-Qualified Weatherization Contractor listed on the Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractor List or may be self-installed by homeowner. Please review our tips for hiring a contractor.
  • Insulation must be installed according to the specifications outlined in the Utah Weatherization Trade Ally Program Manual
  • Insulation must be installed between unconditioned and conditioned living spaces
  • Work completed must comply with all building codes and standards
  • Work performed as part of building code requirements do not qualify
  • Unfinished areas or areas that aren’t conditioned living spaces, such as a garage, do not qualify
  • Homes built in or after 2013 do not qualify

Additional requirements for attic insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-20
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-38
  • An electric heating or electric cooling system must serve at least 80 percent of the home’s conditioned living space

Additional requirements for wall insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-10
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-13 or fill cavity
  • An electric heating or electric cooling system must serve at least 80 percent of the home’s conditioned living space
  • Basements do not qualify
  • Interior walls, such as walls between rooms, do not qualify
  • Insulation along rim joists does not qualify

Additional requirements for floor insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-18
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-30 or fill cavity
  • An electric heating system must serve at least 80 percent of the home’s conditioned living space

Additional program rules:

  • Mail all documents so they are postmarked within 180 days of the qualifying service completion
  • Insulation must be installed within 90 days of purchase
  • For each area of the home, limit one incentive per insulation type, for the lifetime of the home
  • Incentive cannot exceed project costs, self-installed insulation are eligible for incentives on materials only
  • Incentive is paid by square footage of installed insulation

Required documents:

*Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers applying for incentives

Definitions

Electric heating is defined as a permanently installed system consisting of an electric furnace, heat pump, or electric zonal heating system (baseboard or ceiling/wall heaters) serving as the home’s current primary heat source. Space heaters do not qualify.

Electric cooling is defined as a permanently installed, electric heat pump, or ducted electric central air conditioner serving as the home’s current primary cooling source. Room air conditioners and evaporative coolers do not qualify.

Non-electric heating or cooling is defined as a heating or cooling system with gas, oil, or propane serving as the home’s current primary heating or cooling source

Please see the Incentive Application for a list of required documentation and additional terms and conditions. Incentives and qualifications are subject to Utah Public Service Commission approval and may change with 45 days’ notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Customer Eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Utah who purchase their electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 1, 2, or 3 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Utah where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 1, 2 or 3 also qualify for this program. You can locate your rate schedule on your bill or by calling 1-888-221-7070. Incentive checks are only issued in the name of the Rocky Mountain Power account holder.

How to Apply

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractor list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Program-Qualified Contractor. Insulation may be self-installed by homeowners. Review the Incentive Application to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualification, and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.

Incentive Application and required documents must be postmarked within 180 days of the service completion. Incentive checks are issued within 45 days of receipt of the completed and approved Incentive Application. Checks are only payable to the account holder or verified third party payee. Checks are only payable to the account holder or verified third party payee. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance.

To ensure your home is eligible for an incentive and below the maximum insulation depth requirements, please use the Insulation Depth Calculator. Prior to your contractor recording measurements, take a peek in your attic and do it yourself!

 

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