duct sealing and duct insulation

Get $50 cash back

Get $50 cash back

How to apply

Step 1

Walk your customers through the incentive qualifications and required documents so they know exactly what to submit.

Step 2

Complete and sign the trade ally section of the application, include all required documentation, and work with your customer to submit online within 90 days of project completion.
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Don’t let energy slip through the cracks

Heating and cooling can account for more than half of a home's energy consumption, but as much as 20 percent of that energy can be lost through unsealed ducts. Help your customers increase heating and cooling system efficiency with duct sealing and duct insulation. We offer incentives to both you and the homeowner for this valuable service. While your customers enjoy the benefits of improved comfort, savings and healthier air quality, you’ll both pick up some extra cash.

Qualifications and incentives

Equipment purchases and servicesTrade ally incentive
Duct sealing for homes with electric heating$50
Duct sealing and duct insulation for homes with electric heating$50

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be an existing home, not new construction​

Requirements for both measures:

  • Pre-existing duct insulation levels must be less than or equal to R-2
  • Work must be completed by either a Program-Eligible or Qualified Contractor
  • Home must have a ducted electric heating system or heat pump serving 80% of the home’s conditioned floor area
  • All physically accessible ducts located in unconditioned space must be sealed according to the program requirements listed in the Idaho Technical Specifications Manual
  • Minimum of 10 linear feet of exposed ductwork in an unconditioned space to qualify

Additional requirements for duct sealing and duct insulation:

  • Duct work must be insulated to R-8 or greater
  • Both services must be performed at the same time with insulation installed after the ducts are sealed
  • Incentives are limited to one duct sealing and duct insulation incentive per duct system for the lifetime of the home

Additional program requirements:

  • Equipment must be installed within 90 days of purchase
  • All required documentation must be postmarked within 90 days of completion of the qualifying product or service purchase
  • For customers applying for multifamily properties, please contact the program at [email protected] for details on how to apply

Required documents:

*Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers, including landlords, applying for incentives
Please see the Incentive Application for a list of required documentation and additional terms and conditions. Incentives are subject to Idaho Utilities and Transportation Commission approval and may change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Customer eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Idaho who purchase their electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 1 or 36 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Idaho where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 1 or 36 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 account holder.

Application details

  • Provide your customers with accurate and complete incentive application paperwork to ensure uninterrupted processing and swift incentive payment.
  • At time of project completion, trade ally should provide customers with:
  • completed and signed Trade Ally section of incentive applications
  • completed and signed technical worksheet, if applicable
  • itemized invoice/receipt and any other required documentation
  • Walk your customers through the rest of the incentive application so they know exactly what to submit.
  • Point out the customer service hotline as a resource for them, and the 90-day submittal deadline.
  • In the case of missing information, assist your customer in securing any trade ally information or documentation.
  • Provide feedback to the program about suggested improvements to streamline incentive processing. We want to make the process as simple and easy as possible.

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