HELPS Home Efficiency Incentive Program
The HELPS Home Efficiency Incentive Program is designed to assist the
customer with the cost of installation for the most cost effective
measures recommended in a home energy audit. Those measures are shown on
the energy audit report. We encourage you to proceed with the
installation of those conservation measures that best suit your energy
needs and are listed on your HELPS Home Energy Report.
General rule for cost-effective home energy efficiency: Insulate and
air-seal first. (Ask the auditor for a list of firms providing
All new heating systems receiving an incentive must have an Energy Star
certification. Self-installation of insulation is not eligible for
|Blower Door Test & Air Sealing||50%, up to $500|
|Energy Star Rated Heating System (86% AFUE or greater)||50%, up to $500|
|Insulation||50%, up to $500|
|Duct Sealing||50%, up to $500|
Note: Customers eligible for a maximum of $2,000/customer/year.
In general, the most cost-effective audit recommendations should be
installed first, excluding lighting. Renters should seek approval from
their landlord before installing any measures.
How to Apply
- Please contact the HELPS toll-free line at: 1-888-333-7525 to schedule a
Free Home Energy Audit, then after measure(s) installation contact HELPS
to schedule a post installation inspection. The inspector will conduct a
site visit and complete the required inspection form. The inspection
must be performed before submitting a billing credit application.
- Complete and submit the application below with digital copies of the
signed inspection form and invoice(s).
- Submissions valid from 1/1/20-12/31/20 must be submitted by 1/31/21.
- Receipts and/or work orders should include the name, license number,
address, and phone number of the contractor that completed the
installation. You may wish to retain a copy of all documents for your
Or Apply by Mail:
Click here to download the form and apply by mail.
EFI Municipal Home Efficiency Incentive
PO Box 2528
Manchester, CT 06045
For more information, call toll-free: 1 (888) 333-7525