attic insulation

Get up to $0.10/sq. ft. cash back

Get up to $0.10/sq. ft. cash back

How to apply

Step 1

You may work with one of our program-eligible contractors or self-install your new insulation.

Step 2

Review the incentive qualifications and list of required documents and apply online within 180 days of project completion.

Step 3

Receive your check. Incentive checks are issued within 14 business days after we review and approve your incentive application.
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Don’t hesitate. Insulate.

Upgrade your insulation and earn cash back for every square foot. There’s no better way to prepare your home for the chill of winter and the dog days of summer. By installing qualified insulation, you can save hundreds of dollars a year on heating and cooling, which makes this simple upgrade the very definition of Wattsmart.

Qualifications and incentives

Contractor or customer-installed insulationCustomer incentive
Attic insulation$0.10 / sq. ft.

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be an existing home, not new construction
  • Multifamily homes up to 3 units qualify

Requirements for all attic insulation projects:

  • Work must be completed by a program-eligible weatherization contractor listed on the Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractor List or may be self-installed by homeowner.
  • Insulation must be installed according to the specifications outlined in the Utah Technical Specifications Manual
  • Insulation must be installed between unconditioned and conditioned living spaces
  • Work completed must comply with all building codes and standards
  • Work performed as part of building code requirements do not qualify
  • Unfinished areas or areas that aren't conditioned living spaces, such as a garage, do not qualify.
  • Homes built in or after 2013 do not qualify

Additional requirements for attic insulation:

  • Existing R-value must be no more than R-20
  • Final R-value depth must be equal to or greater than R-38
  • An electric heating or electric cooling system must serve at least 80 percent of the home's conditioned living space.

Additional program rules:

  • Submit all documents so they are received within 180 days of the qualifying service completion
  • Insulation must be installed within 90 days of purchase
  • Incentive cannot exceed 50 percent of the project costs, self-installed insulation are eligible for incentives on materials only.
  • Incentive is paid by square footage of installed insulation
  • If applying for a multifamily property (up to 3 units per foundation), please submit one application per unit. For properties with 4 or more units, please see our custom Multifamily Program

 Required documents:

*Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers, including landlords, applying for incentives
Incentives are associated with the December 1, 2016 tariff filing approved by the Utah Public Service Commission. All incentives are subject to change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Definitions:

Electric heating is defined as a permanently installed system consisting of an electric furnace, heat pump, or electric zonal heating system (baseboard or ceiling/wall heaters) serving as the home's current primary heat source. Space heaters do not qualify.
Electric cooling is defined as a permanently installed, electric heat pump, or ducted electric central air conditioner serving as the home's current primary cooling source. Room air conditioners and evaporative coolers do not qualify.
Non-electric heating or cooling is defined as a heating or cooling system with gas, oil, or propane serving as the home's current primary heating or cooling source

Customer eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Utah who purchase their electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 1, 2, or 3 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Utah where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 1, 2 or 3 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

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Program-Eligible Weatherization Contractor list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Program-Qualified Contractor. Insulation may be self-installed by homeowners. Review the Incentive Application to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualification, and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.
Incentive Application and required documents must be received within 180 days of the service completion date. Incentive checks are issued within 14 business days after we review and approve your incentive application. Checks are only payable to the account holder or verified third party payee. Incentives are not to exceed the purchase price of the equipment or service. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance.
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for questions regarding trade allies or how to receive your incentive.

You will need these items to apply online for your incentive:

  • Rocky Mountain Power account number
  • Electronic image of your receipt that shows the manufacturer name and model number of your new product

Important details:

  • Complete and submit your online application within 180 days of purchasing your new energy-efficient product.
  • Please allow six weeks plus mail service time for delivery of your incentive check after we receive your approved application and receipt.
  • You can locate your account number on your statement as shown below.


Have you already applied? Track your incentive status. Please allow 48 hours for your application to load in our system.

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