FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2023
With fall approaching, it is a good time to make energy efficiency upgrades for cooler temperatures.
The City of Torrington, in partnership with its wholesale electric power supplier, the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, provides a financial incentive for upgrading attic insulation to residential homes. The Attic Insulation Program provides cash incentives of $0.15/per square foot with a maximum incentive of $300 per existing residential dwelling for attic insulation.
The program is among a suite of five energy efficiency programs offered through City of Torrington. Each program provides cash incentives for homeowners to make energy efficiency upgrades.
The other programs include:
High Efficiency Heat-Up Program
Provides cash incentives from $400 to $3,000 to residential homeowners who are installing a new heat pump system to their residential single-family dwelling.
Smart Thermostat Program
Provides a cash incentive of up to $100 paid directly to residential customers to help cover the cost of installing a qualifying smart thermostat.
Cooling System Tune-Up Program
Provides a $30 cash incentive to residential homeowners who have their cooling system tuned up by a HVAC contractor, regardless of what type or age of cooling system (air conditioner/air or water source heat pump).
Commercial LED Lighting Program
Provides cash incentives paid directly to commercial customers to help cover the cost of lighting upgrades and replacements.
All five programs are available to customers of the City of Torrington. For more information on each program, contact the City of Torrington or go to https://mean.nmppenergy.org/about/energy-efficiency-programs to download program guidelines and application forms.