Act now, save more! For a limited time only, receive up to $325 for duct sealing and duct insulation.
Seal and insulate your ducts and you could start lowering your energy bills today.
Heating and cooling can account for more than half of your home's energy consumption, but you could be losing as much as 30 percent of that energy through leaky and uninsulated ducts. When energy is lost through duct surfaces heating and central air conditioning equipment have to work harder to make up for the loss. As a result, you're spending too much money for a comfortable home.
When you seal your ducts and add duct insulation you can increase the efficiency of your entire system, saving you money and improving your comfort in every room.
- Incentive Application
- Participating & Qualified Program Contractors
- Hiring a Contractor
- Eligible Customers
Energy Saving Benefits
- Increase the efficiency of your heating and cooling system by 20 percent
- Save money by using less electricity to heat and cool your home
- Promote clean air by using less electricity to maintain a comfortable home
- Avoid harmful greenhouse gas emissions through reduced electricity use
Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Washington Participating and Qualified Program Contractors list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Qualified Program Contractor. Review the incentive application with your contractor to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualifications and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.
Incentive application and required documents must be received within 90 days of the work completed date. Incentive checks are issued within 45 days of receipt of the completed and approved incentive application. Incentives are not to exceed the purchase price of the equipment or service. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance. Incentives are subject to tariff approval and may change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
Equipment Purchases and Services
Duct sealing and duct insulationFor homes with electric heating
Duct sealing and duct insulationFor homes with electric cooling
- Incentives are available for existing homes only.
- Incentive amount cannot exceed the total cost of the project.
- Contractors are required to complete measure specific program worksheets that must be submitted with the incentive application.
- All required documentation must be submitted within 90 days of the work completed date.
- Additional incentive-specific qualifications and required documentation are listed below.
- Work must be completed by a Qualified Program Contractor
- Home must have an electric heating system or an electric cooling system serving at least 80% of the home's conditioned floor area.
- Electrically heated home incentives apply to houses with a permanently installed electric furnace, heat pump or electric zonal heating systems (baseboard or ceiling/wall heaters) as the current primary heat source. Space heaters do not qualify.
- Homes with an electric heating system and a central air conditioner only qualify for the “Homes with electric heating system” incentives.
- Ducts must be located in an unconditioned space
- Duct sealing must reduce duct leakage to outside by 50% or more with a 100 CFM minimum reduction
- Pre-existing insulation levels must be less than or equal to R-2
- Must add at least R-8 insulation to ducts
- Both services must be performed at the same time as outlined in the Washington HVAC Contractor Program Manual
- Required documents include:
- Completed and signed incentive application
- Itemized receipt/contractor invoice (see incentive application for invoice requirements)
- Proof of payment (review the program-accepted proof of payment options)
- Completed and signed Duct Sealing and Duct Insulation worksheet
- For multifamily applications only: Completed and signed W-9