Cash for Caulkers – The Definitive Guide To The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010Houston Neal
June 28, 2010 — 445 views
"Cash for Caulkers” is nearly here. Last month the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5019 – also known as the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010 or “Cash for Caulkers” – to kick-start construction, create jobs and cut back carbon emissions. While the bill still needs to clear the Senate, supporters predict it will pass this summer.
In the meantime, homeowners and contractors need to do their homework. There are 13 types of retrofits eligible for funding under the Home Star bill. Each has unique requirements and rebate amounts. Fortunately Software Advice makes it very easy to wade through the legislation...
In their post, "Cash for Caulkers - The Definitive Guide to the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010", Software Advice explains how homeowners can qualify for Home Star bill rebates. They have created an easy-to-read table that breaks down the 13 retrofits of the bill, along with the requirements and rebate amounts for each. But first, let's review the program details.