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Duct Sealing or Replacement

Air ducts carry heated and cooled air from your HVAC system into your home. Keep your home comfortable and protect your home heating and cooling investment with new or newly sealed air ducts — and earn up to $800 cash back.

Description

Qualify for BayREN rebates on duct sealing or replacement and earn between $200 and $800 cash back.

Air ducts are the superhighway of your home’s heating and cooling system. When they’re improperly sized, or when they leak, you can lose 30-100% of your heated/cooled air before it even reaches your home! Leakage also means that dirty air can get sucked into the duct system and distributed throughout the house, potentially causing poor indoor air quality.

Properly sealed ducts can make your home more energy efficient, comfortable and safe — plus they can help reduce your energy bills.

To qualify, upgrades must be completed by a BayREN Participating Contractor.

Rate Your Energy Efficiency

How well does your home hold heating and cooling? 

Plan Your Project

Learn which upgrades are right for you--and how to get the most in cash back. 

Rebate

Get cash back on air sealing when you work with a BayREN Participating Contractor.

See which upgrades qualify and how much you can earn, based on the energy efficiency of your new equipment:

Duct Sealing or Replacement  Rebate

Duct Sealing

Duct sealing ≤ 10% total leakage (Ducts or Furnace/Air Handler/FAU located in garage disqualify this measure) 

$200

Duct Replacement

Duct Replacement ≤ 5% total leakage

$800

Combustion Appliance Safety (CAS) test-out 

CAS test-out required for all measures. Not available as a standalone rebate. Only one per service address.

$150 bonus rebate 

 

Eligibility
  • Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and available for qualifying Bay Area residents with homes built in 2016 or earlier
  • Customers must complete eligible improvements with a BayREN Participating Contractor in order to receive a rebate (except for electrification appliance measures)
  • Rebates are capped at $5,000 per eligible customer. Individual measure rebates may not exceed the measure cost
  • Customer must not have previously received a rebate for the same product or equipment from more than one energy-efficiency program offering rebates, financing or other rebates funded with PG&E ratepayer dollars within the past three years for O&M measures and eight years for building shell, HVAC and water heating measures
  • Customers may not exceed the $5,000 cap over an eight-year period
How to Apply

Your BayREN Participating Contractor will assist you through the rebate process to make sure you get the best price on your projects. 

To get started, contact your Home Energy Advisor for information about qualifying projects. Then hire a BayREN Participating Contractor and get your project started!

Your BayREN contractor will work with you to determine the scope and budget of your project. They will be able to tell you which rebates your project qualifies for.

Your contractor will create documentation of your project before and after it is completed. Once the project is completed, the contractor will submit program documentation to BayREN on your behalf. 

After your documentation has been submitted, you can track the progress of your rebate online.

Get Started

Contact a Home Energy Advisor to learn more about duct replacement or sealing rebates.

Find a Contractor

Have you chosen your project? Find a BayREN Participating Contractor in your area.

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