Beginning this fall, a $300 rebate program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will encourage consumers to buy new ENERGY STAR-rated home appliances. The new program authorizes rebates of between $50 – $200 for purchases of efficient household appliances. This is great news for folks who have been thinking of replacing their old energy hog refrigerators or freezers, as newer energy-efficient models can save up to $150 a year in utility costs – and use WAY less energy, helping us all. The appliances that are covered under the program will include:
- Central and window air conditioners
- Heat pumps
- Washing Machines
- Water heaters
For more info, check out the Energy.gov website.