Important! Rocky Mountain Power's planned changes to the energy efficiency program will become effective September 3, 2018. Changes include streamlining incentive tables to only include measure offerings and maximum incentive levels. Qualifications for energy efficiency measures going forward will be maintained on the wattsmart Homes program website. For questions or additional clarification, please email [email protected].

Insulation

Energy Efficient Insulation

Get up to $0.75/sq. ft. cash back

Don’t hesitate. Insulate.

Upgrade your insulation and earn cash back for every square foot. There’s no easier way to prepare your home for the chill of winter and the dog days of summer. By installing qualified insulation, you can save hundreds of dollars a year on heating and cooling, which makes this simple upgrade the very definition of wattsmart.

Qualifications & Incentives

Insulation

Electrically Heated Homes Customer Incentive

Electrically Cooled Homes Customer Incentive

Attic Insulation $0.50 / sq. ft. $0.10 / sq. ft.
Wall Insulation $0.75 / sq. ft. $0.15 / sq. ft.
Floor Insulation $0.50 / sq. ft. N/A

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be existing home, not new construction

Requirements for all insulation projects:

  • Work must be completed by a Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractor listed on the Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractor List or may be self-installed by the homeowner. Please review our tips for hiring a contractor.
  • Insulation must be installed according to the specifications outlined in the Wyoming Technical Specifications Manual
  • Insulation must be installed between unconditioned and conditioned living spaces
  • Work completed must comply with all building codes and standards
  • Work performed as part of building code requirements do not qualify
  • Unfinished areas or areas that aren't conditioned living spaces, such as a garage, do not qualify
  • Home built in or after 2013 do not qualify

Additional requirements for attic insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-20*
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-49*
  • An electric heating or electric cooling system must serve at least 80 percent of the home's conditioned living space

Additional requirements for wall insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-10*
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-13 or fill cavity*
  • An electric heating or electric cooling system must serve at least 80 percent of the home's conditioned living space
  • Basements do not qualify
  • Interior walls, such as walls between rooms, do not qualify
  • Insulation along rim joists do not qualify

Additional requirements for floor insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-18*
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-30 or fill cavity*
  • An electric heating system must serve at least 80 percent of the home's conditioned living space

Additional program rules:

  • Mail all documents so they are postmarked within 90 days of the qualifying service completion date
  • Insulation must be installed within 90 days of purchase
  • Incentive cannot exceed project costs, self-installed insulation are eligible for incentives on materials only
  • For each area of the home, limit one incentive per insulation type, for the lifetime of the home
  • Incentive is paid by square footage of installed insulation
  • For customers applying for multifamily properties, please contact the program at [email protected] for details on how to apply

Required documents:

*To ensure your home is eligible for an incentive and below the maximum insulation depth requirements, please use the Insulation Depth Calculator. Prior to your contractor recording measurements, take a peak in your attic and do it yourself!

**Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers applying for incentives

Definitions:

Electric heating is defined as a permanently installed system consisting of an electric furnace, heat pump, or electric zonal heating system (baseboard or ceiling/wall heaters) serving as the home's current primary heat source. Space heaters do not qualify.

Electric cooling is defined as a permanently installed electric heat pump, or ducted electric central air conditioner serving as the home's current primary cooling source. Room air conditioners and evaporative coolers do not qualify.

Non-electric heating or cooling is defined as a heating or cooling system with gas, oil, wood heating, pellet stoves, or propane serving as the home's current primary heat or cooling source.

Please see the Incentive Application for a list of required documentation and additional terms and conditions. Incentives and qualifications are subject to Wyoming Public Service Commission approval. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Customer Eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Wyoming who purchase their electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 2 or 18 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Wyoming where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 2 or 18 also qualify for this program. You can locate your rate schedule on your bill or by calling 1-888-221-7070. Incentive checks are only issued in the name of the Rocky Mountain Power accountholder.

How to Apply

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Wyoming Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractors List. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Qualified Contractor (a contractor with specialized certifications). Review the incentive application with your contractor to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualifications and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.

Incentive Application and required documents must be postmarked within 90 days of the work completed date. Please allow six weeks plus mail service time for delivery of your incentive check after your application and receipt has been received and approved. Missing information may delay processing and delivery of your incentive check. Checks are only payable to the account holder. Incentives are not to exceed the purchase price of the equipment or service. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance. Incentives are subject to tariff approval. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

You will need these items to apply online for your incentive:

  • Rocky Mountain Power account number
  • Electronic image of your receipt that shows the manufacturer name and model number of your new product

Important details:

  • Complete and submit your online application within 90 days of purchasing your new energy-efficient product
  • Please allow six weeks plus mail service time for delivery of your incentive check after your application and receipt has been received and approved. Missing information may delay processing and delivery of your incentive check
  • You can locate your account number on your statement as shown below

rocky mountain power bill with account number circled

Have you already applied? Track your incentive status. Please allow 48 hours for your online application to load in our system.