Cedar Falls Utilities - Residential New Construction Program (Iowa)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Iowa

Name Cedar Falls Utilities - Residential New Construction Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 25% electric rate discount for 4 years (if home is heated with natural gas)

25% electric rate discount for 2 years (if home is heated with electricity)







Equipment Requirements Furnace: 95% 2-stage with variable speed blower

Boiler: 92% AFUE
Air Conditioning: 16 SEER
Air Source Heat Pump: 16 SEER, 2-speed with variable speed air handlers
Ground Source Heat Pump: COP of 3.3
Duct Sealing: approved mastic or UL-181 tape
Refrigerator/Clothes Washer/Dishwasher: Energy Star
Lighting: Recessed Can Lights (LED or CFL)
Insulation: Attic R-50, Walls R-19
Water Heater: Natural Gas 0.67 EF or greater; Electric 0.93 EF or greater
Windows: 0.35 U-value or less




















Program Administrator Cedar Falls Utilities
Website http://www.cfu.net/save-energy/build-5-star-home.aspx
Date added to DSIRE 2009-07-01
Last DSIRE Review 2012-04-12



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Cedar Falls Utilities offers incentives to residential customers who construct new energy efficient homes. A rate discount of 25% is available to customers who meet the 5 Star Home Program criteria for new home efficiency. CFU Energy Services staff will review building plans for model energy code compliance and will advise customers about eligibility for the 5 Star Home Program as part of the plan review. See the web site listed above for more information about this program.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Cedar Falls Utilities Energy Services
Department Cedar Falls Utilities

Address P.O. Box 769

Place Cedar Falls, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 50613
Phone (319) 268-5255


Email cfu@cfunet.net
Website http://www.cfu.net/save_energy
Contact Name Cedar Falls Utilities Energy Services






Phone (319) 266-1371
Phone 2 (319) 268-5413
Fax (319) 266-2143
Email energyservices@cfu.net

     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"