(Electric and Gas) Residential New Construction Program


Program (Electric and Gas) Residential New Construction Program
Category Financial Incentive
Implementing sector Utility
Last Update
State Connecticut
Administrator UI, CL&P, SCG, CNG, and Yankeegas
Website http://www.energizect.com/residents/programs/residential-new-construction-progr…
Budget -
Start Date
Technologies Solar Water Heat
Sectors Residential

The Energize CT offers a program designed to encourage the construction of energy efficient homes. The Residential New Construction Program offers incentives targeted at increasing energy efficiency in several important stages in the construction process. Measures eligible for these rebates include 2009 IECC code compliance duct & envelope testing, ENERGY STAR certification, as well as a rebates offsetting the cost of performing a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rating. Incentives vary based upon the HERS scores, and whether dwelling is a single or multi-family residence.

The program is administered by participating utilities, including Eversource Energy, United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas, and Southern Connecticut Gas. Interested customers are required to complete the "Initial Plan" section of the application and submit it to the respective utility administrators prior to starting insulation work to ensure eligibility. Home must achieve all program-mandated standards in order to receive incentives. Visit www.EnergizeCT.com for more information.

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