Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential New Construction Program (Connecticut)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential New Construction Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Construction, Installer/Contractor, Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount||Varies by technology for prescriptive measures and whether the applicant is seeking ENERGY STAR Certification or Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Incentive.|
|Eligible System Size||Varies|
|Equipment Requirements||Varies by technology|
|Funding Source||Energy Efficiency Fund|
|Installation Requirements||Pre-approval is required|
|Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits||Electric Utility|
|Program Administrator||UI, CL&P, SCG, CNG, and Yankeegas|
|Date added to DSIRE||2010-09-15|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-03-08|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
The Energy Efficiency Fund 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 insulation, geothermal heating and cooling, HVAC measures, hot water heating, ENERGY STAR certification, as well as a rebates offsetting the cost of performing a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rating. Incentives vary based upon equipment efficiency, HERS scores, and whether dwelling is a single or multi-family residence.
The program is administered by participating utilities, including Connecticut Light and Power, United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas, Yankee 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.
|Contact Name||Enoch Lenge|
|Department||Connecticut Light and Power|
|Address||107 Selden Street|
|Contact Name||Michael Chesney|
|Department||United Illumination Company|
|Address||157 Church Street, MS1-6B|
|Place||New Haven, Connecticut|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.