We've all heard the old adage "home is where the heart is." Well, home is where the savings are too! Energize Delaware offers residents a one-stop resource for sustainable energy solutions - many at little or no cost - to help Delawareans save on their energy bills and improve the environment.
These days, everyone is looking for ways to save. Using energy wisely is also wise for your wallet -- and the environment.
It might surprise you to know that energy consumption in the average home causes nearly two times more greenhouse gas emissions than the average car.
Delawareans are willing to do their part by using less energy and protecting the environment. The good news is that there are many things you can do today and throughout the year at little or no cost.
Energize Delaware offers a number energy solutions to help you and your family get on the path to energy efficiency. Make your home more effiicent with Energize Delaware's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.
Energize Delaware’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program takes a whole-house approach to improving your home’s comfort, energy efficiency, durability and safety. Rather than focusing on a single problem, such as an inefficient heating and cooling system or drafty windows, the program looks at how improvements throughout your home can work together to make your entire space more comfortable and energy efficient, and save you money.
Benefits of Participating:
- Get a comprehensive home energy assessment—plus a variety of energy saving products installed—for just $50 (up to a $600 value including direct installs at assessment).
- Delaware homeowners can recieve an instant rebate for 75% of the cost, up to $300, for a Home Performance Energy Assessment.
- Significant rebates to offset upgrade costs
- Low-interest loans , up to $30,000, at 5.99% APR for terms of up to 10 years, are available to qualifying homeowners for energy saving improvements.
- Enjoy improved comfort, increased energy efficiency and lower monthly energy costs after your home energy assessment and completion of the recommended home upgrades.
For Delawareans that qualify, the Assisted Home Performance and Downtown Development District programs provide all the benefits of the Home Performance program at a significantly reduced cost and higher rebate levels.
To learn more, visit the Energize Delaware Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program website, or call 877-594-8353 .
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) offered through the Delaware Division of Climate and Energy and administered through Catholic Charities of Delaware who provides weatherization services to Delaware's low-income community. Its goal is to reduce energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes. In addition, the program makes people’s homes healthier, safer, and more comfortable.
Community Energy Centers offer Delaware residents a one-stop-shop to access bill payment assistance, energy education, weatherization and related home repair services.
Whether you want to learn how to weatherproof your home, or are having trouble paying your electric and heating bills, you can find help at your local Community Energy Center.
Download the Delaware Energy Directory to learn more!
Find other ways to save energy, improve the environment and create jobs in Delaware!
Don't forget to sign up for email alerts to receive the latest program information. We also encourage you to explore the Energize Delaware website for more money-saving tips for all seasons. If you need more information, give us a call at 302-883-3048, or submit your questions through our online contact form .