Insulate your home against lost energy — and save money. An energy efficient home will keep your family comfortable while saving you money. If your home doesn’t have adequate insulation, you may be losing up to 25 percent of your heating or cooling energy.
Air sealing is one of the least expensive and most cost-effective measures you can take to improve your home’s comfort and energy efficiency. By sealing uncontrolled air leaks, you can expect to see savings of 10 to 25 percent on your heating and cooling bills.
To make things easier for you, we offer rebates for qualifying insulation projects.
To qualify you must be a Minnesota residential customer living in an existing single-family home or in a multi-unit home up to four units. Insulation must be professionally installed and customers primary residential heating fuel supplied by Xcel Energy. Specifically, this means:
To be eligible for a rebate all insulation installs must be installed by a BPI certified insulation contractor and to the manufacturer’s specifications and meet all state and local codes and federal regulations. The air sealing and weather stripping must follow industry-accepted practices for mitigating air leakage. Rebate applies to attic and bypass sealing, wall insulation and air sealing and weather stripping only.
Eligible installations include:
These areas are not eligible for an insulation rebate:
Participants are not eligible to receive a rebate for improvements earned with a different Xcel Energy Rebate program such as Whole home efficiency (formerly Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®).
For a total of $750 per calendar year and depending on the number of qualifying insulation measures installed.
Invoices dated prior to January 1, 2017 will use the 2016 rebate schedule of a maximum of $300 in a calendar year.
If you have any questions on our Insulation Rebates, call us at 1-800-895-4999.
We require all insulation contractors to BPI certified in order to participate in the Minnesota (MN) Insulation Rebate and Whole home efficiency programs.
BPI, or Building Performance Institute, Inc. (external link), is a national organization recognized for its development of residential energy efficiency and weatherization certification. By requiring contractors to be BPI certified, we will ensure that quality contractors are participating in our programs.
In order to qualify for this rebate, your contractor must be a current participating contactor.
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