ACT Incentives and Rebates

The EEIS is the new rebate scheme for ACT energy efficiency home improvements. Their schedule of incentives and rebates will be released shortly.

Federal Renewable power incentives

Households across Australia installing; a small scale solar, wind or hydro renewable electricity system or; a solar or heat pump hot water system; may be eligible for a benefit Certificates and Solar Credits.via Small-scale Technology

Included in the ACT Home energy assessment and rebate (up to $500 total):

  • ceiling insulation, including a top up of existing insulation**
  • underfloor and cavity wall insulation**
  • window pelmets
  • lined block-out curtains (or equivalent blinds)
  • double-glazed windows, including window treatments that achieve a similar effect, such as plastic film
  • insulation of hot water pipes**
  • WELS 3- star showerheads
  • draft-sealing around window and doors
  • an insulation cover for external electric of gas storage hot water tanks**
  • energy-efficient lighting that replaces other types of existing light
  • removal of downlights and repairs to the ceiling if it compromises ceiling insulation effectiveness**
  • installation of approved fire rated downlight covers
  • construction of trombe walls or similar constructions that increase the thermal mass of a house
  • self-sealing exhaust fans that are replacing an existing non-sealed exhaust fan
  • exhaust fan covers
  • ceiling fans
  • external shading
  • external insulative cladding, only for concrete-walled (monocrete) dwellings**