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  • Why Weatherize
  • Make Savings Last
  • How to Weatherize
If passed by the Senate, the HOME STAR Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, also known as “Cash for Caulkers,” will help stimulate more than an estimated 168,000 jobs in the hard hit construction industry. The bill is still under consideration by the Senate. Learn more about this exciting program, the employment opportunities it holds for you, and how you can get involved with its development to help ensure it delivers sustained savings for America.
  • What is HOME STAR?

  • What is the status of HOME STAR today?

  • How will professional contractors benefit from HOME STAR?
     
  • Do I need enroll in the program to qualify for work?
     
  • Do the manufacturers of GE Sealants support HOME STAR?
     
  • How can I demonstrate my support for HOME STAR and lobby for a minimum of a five-year product life for all tax incentive eligible products?

  • Will GE Silicone caulks be considered eligible for tax rebates under HOME STAR?

  • According to the HOME STAR legislation is silicone caulk considered the best caulk for weatherization?

  • What organizations or trade groups support HOME STAR?

  • Additional HOME STAR resources