How to Find Rebates on Energy-Saving Technology in the U.S.


One of the most effective ways to reduce your energy bill is to upgrade your home with energy-efficient technologies. The thing is: these upgrades cost money. Thankfully, many government programs exist to offset these costs. Government and utility-sponsored rebates are becoming more common, and can help make upgrades like energy-efficient appliances, solar panels, insulation and smart thermostats more affordable. 

Read on for the top places to look for energy efficiency rebates in your area.

Table of Contents

  1. Government Resources
  2. Utility Company Incentives
  3. Manufacturer and Retailer Rebates
  4. Keep an Eye on Timing

Start with Government Resources

Federal and State Programs 

The U.S. government offers various incentives for energy-efficient upgrades. Begin your search with the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE), which provides a comprehensive list of federal, state, and local rebates and incentives. You can search by state and type of technology to find exactly what you’re looking for, or see what’s available. 

Local Government Websites

Many states and municipalities offer their own rebates and incentives for energy-saving technologies. For example, New York’s NY-Sun program provides substantial rebates for solar installations.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)

Utility Company Incentives

Many utilities offer incentives for customers who purchase energy-efficient appliances, install solar panels, or make other energy-saving upgrades. To see what’s available to you, visit your utility company’s website or contact their customer service to inquire about available programs. 

Examples include:

Mother and daughter looking at wind turbines

Manufacturer and Retailer Rebates


When purchasing appliances, HVAC systems, or other energy-efficient technologies, check the manufacturer’s website for rebate offers. Brands like GE, Whirlpool, LG and more often have rebate programs for their energy-efficient models.


Big-box retailers frequently offer rebates on energy-efficient products. These rebates are sometimes provided in collaboration with manufacturers or utility companies.

Start your search for big-box retailer rebates here:

Man checking out at big box hardware store

Keep an Eye on Timing

Rebate programs can change frequently and may have specific application windows or limited funding. Stay informed about deadlines and be prepared to act quickly. Signing up for newsletters from relevant agencies, utility companies, or rebate platforms can help you stay updated on new opportunities.

Visit our Rebate page to find rebates on Mysa Smart Thermostats in your area.

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