Residential rebates for home heating

Energy CoachHeating is the largest energy expense in most homes, accounting for 35 to 50 percent of annual energy bills in high-elevation areas such as Garfield County.

Reducing your heating energy use is the single most effective way to save money and make significant cuts in your home’s energy use.

Rebates for home heating vary depending on your utility provider. Look in the table below for links to information about home insulation rebates.

To find heating contractors, open the "Contractor locator" at left.

If you need advice about what to pursue, how to work with contractors or how to submit rebate paperwork, call Garfield Clean Energy for free energy coaching. (970) 704-9200. Se habla espanol. Click here to get started online with a simple form.

Utility clean energy rebates

  • Can be combined with community clean energy bonus rebates (below) to make your upgrade more affordable.
  • Total rebate amount cannot exceed 50% of total project cost.

Black Hills Energy

Natural gas service

Black Hills Energy

$300 for AFUE 95%+ furnace or boiler, plus $50 for proper sizing of new equipment

$100 bonus for customers who get a home energy assessment along with a qualifying furnace or boiler.

Click here for Black Hills furnace and boiler rebates

Xcel Energy

Natural gas and/or
electric service

Xcel Energy

$300 for AFUE 95%+ furnace or boiler
$100 for ECM motors

Click here for Xcel Energy home heating rebates details

Holy Cross Energy
Electric service
Holy Cross Energy

$800 for qualifying air source heat pump

Programmable and wifi thermostats:
50% up to $20 for gas heat homes
50% up to $50 for all-electric homes

Click here for Holy Cross Energy rebates

Glenwood Springs Electric

Rebates for
all-electric homes


Programmable thermostats: $50

High-efficiency electric heating system: 25% up to $500

Whole house fan: 25% up to $500

Click here to apply for a rebate.

Community clean energy bonus rebates

  • Can be combined with utility rebates (above) to make your upgrade more affordable.
  • Total rebate amount cannot exceed 50% of total project cost.

Garfield Clean Energy

Western Garfield County residents, Parachute to New Castle & Canyon Creek

Garfield Clean Energy

Get free advice from an energy coach with Garfield Clean Energy. See list at right.


Roaring Fork Valley residents only, Aspen to Glenwood Springs


Energy Smart Colorado

25% up to $500 for high-efficiency boilers or furnaces

25% up to $500 for furnace or boiler tune-up by a qualified HVAC contractor.

25% up to $500 for a programmable thermostat.

Click here for details and forms


Online consumer guides


American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Consumer Guide to
Home Energy Savings

Information on building envelope, heating, cooling, ventilation, water heating, lighting, refrigeration, home electronics, laundry, dishwashing and cooking.

Contact an Energy Coach

Maisa Metcalf (se habla español)
(970) 704-9200

Brandon Jones
(970) 704-9200

Matt Shmigelsky
(970) 704-9200

Shelley Kaup
(970) 704-9200

Erica Sparhawk
(970) 704-9200


Appliance Rebate Finder

Check out this tool to dial in the appliance you are considering with the rebates available from your electric utility.

Info for dishwashers, clothes washers, refrigerators, freezers, water heaters, boilers, furnaces, central AC, heat pumps and thermostats.

This service provided by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives