Insulation & Solar Hot Water rebates
Author: Amy Nancarrow
Rebates of up to $1600 from Federal Government for ceiling insulation may be available to residents. Renters may be able to claim assistance of up to $1000 to install insulation in private rental properties.
The Homeowner Insulation Program and Low Emission Assistance Plan For Renters will start in July and run til December 2011. Find out more at www.environment.gov.au/energyefficiency/insulation-homeowner.html and www.environment.gov.au/energyefficiency/insulation-renter.html
People who replace an existing electric hot water system with a solar or heat pump hot water system may be eligible for a rebate of $1600. The rebate is available to owner occupiers, landlords and tenants (subject to owner permission) and the offer runs until June 2012. Find out more:
www.environment.gov.au/energyefficiency for full eligibility details.