New Homes Program

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Wisconsin

Name New Homes Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Installer/Contractor, Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Whole House Energy Performance as Determined by Energy Modeling Software
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Varies based on efficiency level

Equipment Requirements Must be at least 10% more efficient than the Wisconsin Building Code
Start Date 2012-07-01

Program Administrator Focus on Energy

Last DSIRE Review 2012-07-06

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Focus on Energy's New Homes Program certifies homes that are built more efficient than the current Wisconsin Building Code. Incentives are available depending on the level of efficiency that the new home achieves, and are claimed by the builder or the homeowner that serves as the general contractor and holds the permits.

In order to participate in the program, interested customers must find a New Homes builder through the Focus on Energy website and work with an accredited building performance consultant.

Please note that customer eligibility for Focus on Energy incentives is based on utility participation; interested individuals and companies should use the eligibility tool on the program web site to determine if their local utility participates in the Focus on Energy program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Focus on Energy
Department Focus on Energy

Address 1 S Pinckney St., Suite 340

Place Madison, Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 53703
Phone (800) 762-7077


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


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