Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Tax Credits & Rebates’ Category

Electric Furnaces Just Got Better With the Inflation Reduction Act

Monday, December 12th, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) gives homeowners excellent tax credits in exchange for choosing clean burning, energy efficient home heating and cooling systems. But what does this mean for you and your current heating system?

You need to be familiar with two programs in order to make the most of the IRA. Those programs are HOMES (Home Owner Managing Energy Savings) and HEEHRA (High-Efficiency Electric Home Rebate Act). Let’s talk about what they mean.

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Don’t Lose Your Chance to Take Advantage of Energy Saving Rebates!

Monday, May 15th, 2017

energy-saving-rebates-take-advantageAt Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. we are consistently helping our clients find ways to save money on their home comfort and energy costs. This includes encouraging system maintenance to ensure that their HVAC units work as efficiently and effectively as they should, and it also includes recommending systems and services that can help them earn rebates.

In less than a month, our current Lennox and Energy Upgrade CA rebate offer will expire—we encourage you to take advantage of it now! There are a number of ways you can do so. One of the most common upgrades people make to their home is investing in a higher-efficiency air conditioning system, but this is not all you can do.

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Have You Taken Advantage of Energy Upgrade California Yet?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

In case you haven’t looked into Energy Upgrade California® yet, this is a state initiative which helps homeowners such as yourself take action in order to save energy and conserve natural resources. This helps reduce demand on the electrical grid, and as a result also lowers your monthly electricity costs.

Energy Upgrade California® allows you to make educated choices about energy management both at home and at work. The program is supported by the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission, as well as local utility companies, regional energy networks, governments and businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

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The PACE Program: Save Money on Your Energy Costs Now

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Are you looking for ways to save on your energy costs? Chances are that even if you aren’t, you certainly won’t turn down ideas on how to do so. One way you can save money both now and in the long run is by taking part in the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program.

This model is an economically and environmentally sound method for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades to your California home. When authorized by state law, programs such as this one enable local and state governments, and other inter-jurisdictional authorities, to fund the initial cost of energy improvement on residential and commercial properties. Over time, you pay back these costs through your property taxes, but you also receive tax benefits for making these upgrades.

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How Does HERO Financing and PACE Financing Work?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Many of our customers have asked how they can save money on their energy costs and how they can take advantage of both state and federal rebates, in addition to manufacturer rebates. There are a few different ways you can save, through various programs. Two of these programs are HERO and PACE financing.

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How Can You Benefit from Energy Upgrade California?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Take a moment to consider how much you spend on energy each year. You may be surprised to find that your HVAC system accounts for about half of all your energy usage. Knowing this, it’s only natural that you want to find ways to save money. You may think that the only way to do this is by sacrificing your comfort, but this is not the case. You should be able to use each of the appliances in your home with freedom, and without the need to worry about spending your entire budget on utilities.

But how do you find a balance? Is there a way to make sure that your home comfort stays intact while still saving energy? The short answer is, yes! You may have to change your energy habits a bit, and you’ll need to seal air leaks throughout your home to ensure that your HVAC systems work as efficiently as possible. But another important step you can take is to upgrade your home with energy-efficient appliances, as outlined on the Energy Upgrade California® page.

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PACE Financing: What It Is and How It Benefits You

Monday, October 24th, 2016

It’s never the wrong time of year to learn about how you can save money on your energy costs. One way to do this is through the California PACE (Property-Assessed Clean Energy) program. This program serves as a catalyst for financing renewable energy improvements as well as energy efficiency improvements on residential or private properties.

The PACE program, which authorized by state law as it is in California currently, enables state and local governments or other inter-jurisdictional authorities to supply the funds needed for the upfront cost of energy improvements on both residential and commercial properties. These funds can be paid back over time by the property owners. The program is designed to help promote energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy projects.

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