You can save thousands of dollars using government and utility financial incentives for energy-efficiency upgrades, renewable energy (solar panels and geothermal systems), and electric vehicles. This is important, because the most energy efficient appliances often have a higher price tag. These incentives can level the playing field, saving you both up-front money and through the life of the appliance.
The US Environmental Protection Agency administers grants programs to improve climate justice and benefit disadvantaged communities. The grants are designed for communities rather than individuals.
Utility companies in Johnson County offer rebates to residential customers for energy efficiency upgrades, including natural gas furnaces, central air conditioning, water heaters, heat pumps, smart thermostats, etc. Check with your appliance dealer for updates.