Home Star Bill (aka "Cash for Caulkers") UpdateSubmitted by dfrankl on Wed, 07/21/2010 - 10:06
The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010 - commonly known as "Cash for Caulkers" - is nearly here. The bill has been passed in the House of Representatives and the Senate has introduced an updated version of the bill. As we wait for final approval, homeowners and contractors need to do their homework. There are 13 types of retrofits eligible for funding and each has unique requirements.
Software Advice, a website that reviews construction software, has made it really easy to wade through the legalese. In the article, "Cash for Caulkers – The Definitive Guide To The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010," they break down the 13 retrofits of the bill and provide details on the eligibility requirements and rebate amounts. The details are listed in a table for quick reference.