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Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

City expands efficiency rebate programs

San Marcos officials plan to step up their water and electricity conservation efforts this year by giving more appliances and money to qualifying residents willing to swap out their less-efficient devices. In 2010, for the first time, the city will offer year-long electric appliance rebate and replacement programs.

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Federal grant will fund energy efficient appliances for San Marcos residents

The city of San Marcos will offer grants to residents who want to replace old appliances with newer Energy Star-certified models as part of a federal $498,100 energy efficiency grant.

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Efficiency rebates apply next weekend

Texas shoppers can purchase energy efficient appliances with paying sales taxes next weekend, while the City of San Marcos will offer additional rebates for many of those same items.