Austin Energy - Free Home Energy Improvements Program (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Texas

Name Austin Energy - Free Home Energy Improvements Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Windows
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Insulation in attics: FREE

Sealing and repairing or replacing ductwork: FREE
Caulking around plumbing penetrations: FREE
Weather stripping around doors: FREE
Installation of solar screens: FREE

Program Administrator Austin Energy

References DSIRE[1]


Austin Energy is not accepting applications for this program currently. Austin Energy hopes to offer the program again in the future. Contact the utility for additional information.

Austin Energy provides a variety of weatherization measures at no cost to its low-income and disabled residents through its Free Home Energy Improvements Program. Certain income levels must be met for residents to participate in this program. Eligible residents must fill out a program application, and within two weeks Austin Energy will then send a letter stating whether they have been accepted to the program. Homes with an appraised value of over $150,000 may be excluded from this offer. Customers living in rental properties must have lived at the residence for at least three months. Funding for this programs is limited and offered to Austin Energy customers on a first-come, first-served basis.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Free Weatherization Program
Department Austin Energy
Address 721 Barton Springs
Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78704-1194
Phone (512) 974-7827


  • 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)"