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


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.

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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)"