Residential Incentives and Programs
Idaho Power offers a variety of energy efficiency incentives and programs to residential customers. These incentives reduce the cost of energy efficient products and/or services which helps customers use energy wisely and avoid unnecessary waste. Visit Idaho Power's Residential Energy Efficiency webpage for the latest information on efficiency programs, tips, and tools for your home.
Residential Energy Efficiency Programs Summary
Idaho Power offers the following efficiency programs. Please note that programs are subject to change at any time. Visit Idaho Power's Energy Efficiency For Your Home webpage for up-to-date information.
A/C Cool Credit
Receive a $5 monthly credit for allowing Idaho Power to cycle your home's central air conditioning system during some June, July and August weekday afternoons. This reduces system demand during periods of extreme peak electricity use.
Energy Efficient Lighting
Take advantage of reduced pricing at area retailers when you purchase ENERGY STAR® certified CFLs and LEDs, LED fixtures and high-efficiency showerheads.
Energy House Calls
If you live in a manufactured home heated by an electric furnace or heat pump, you may be able to reduce your energy use and lower your monthly bill with this free package of services, which includes duct sealing and LED installation.
ENERGY STAR® Homes
Builders can receive an incentive for each all-electric home built to meet Northwest ENERGY STAR standards. Northwest ENERGY STAR homes are at least 15 percent more efficient than homes built to Idaho energy code.
Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program
With the Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program, an Idaho Power program partner will pick up and recycle the unit for free from your home.
Heating and Cooling Efficiency Program
Earn incentives for the purchase and installation of energy saving equipment and services for heating and cooling your home.
Home Energy Audit
Receive a professional in-home energy audit, recommendations for increasing energy savings and a variety of energy efficiency improvements, such as energy saving light bulbs, for a discounted price.
Home Improvement Program
Earn incentives for home improvements such as insulation and windows. Qualifying measures may vary from home to home. Single and multi-family homes qualify.
Earn cash back when you purchase a new electrically heated ENERGY STAR qualified manufactured home.
Weatherization Assistance for Qualified Customers
If you have an electrically heated home, you may qualify for free energy efficiency improvements that increase comfort and help reduce energy use. Call your local community action partnership (CAP) agency to see if you are income-qualified.
Weatherization Solutions for Eligible Customers
If you have an electrically heated home and do not qualify for Weatherization Assistance, you may still be eligible for free energy efficiency improvements that increase comfort and help reduce energy use.
Note: Program continuation, eligibility requirements and terms and conditions apply.
Additional Residential Incentive Resources
Federal Tax Credits For Energy Efficiency
ENERGY STAR offers federal income tax credits on various efficiency systems.
State Tax Deductions and Incentives
Find policies and incentives for Idaho using DSIRE, a source of information on incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States