Cash for Caulkers Frequently Asked Questions
What is Cash for Caulkers?
Homestar, also known as Cash for Caulkers, is a government program proposed in 2009 to improve the energy efficiency of homes throughout the United States.
When did Cash for Caulkers start?
The Cash for Caulkers program has not started yet. Congress would have to pass legislation to create the program and the President would have to sign it into law.
How much money can I save with Cash for Caulkers? How do I qualify?
At this time there aren’t many details available on the program. We will continue to update this website with the latest information. A current rumor is that the government could provide rebates or tax credits of up to $12,000 per home.
Who thought of Cash for Caulkers?
In the Fall of 2009, venture capitalist John Doerr and President Bill Clinton were proposing different, yet similar, energy efficiency programs. Doerr coined the term “Cash for Caulkers” after the recent government “Cash for Clunkers” auto rebate program.
When will the Senate vote on the Cash for Caulkers bill?
At this time we don’t know the answer to that question. Please continue to check our website for details.