|Incentive Type:||Utility Rebate Program|
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:||Water Heaters, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Solar Water Heat, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Incentive 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|
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 & 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.