Attic Insulation Rebates

Attic Insulation Rebates

With adequate insulation in your attic, you can save up to 30% on heating and cooling on your energy bills year round and keep your home more comfortable. Palo Alto residents can also receive $0.20 per square foot in rebates when proper R-38 attic insulation is installed.


  • Existing insulation must be R-11 or less
  • Total insulation, including existing (if any) must be R-38 or better
  • New construction/remodel requiring Title-24 compliance is not eligible
  • Attic insulation must be loose-fill/blown in or batts
  • Foam board, foam beads, foil faced or plastic film not eligible
  • Call (650) 329-2241 for more information


  • Sealing cracks, gaps, and leaks in the attic before installing insulation can maximize the effectiveness of the installation
  • Insulate your entire building envelope (ceiling, walls, floor) to recommended standards for optimum savings
  • Use a BPI/HERS certified installer or licensed contractor
  • Refer to this factsheet by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for best practices in insulation