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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric and Gas) - Residential New Construction Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/08/2013
Program Overview:
State: Connecticut
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
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Amount:Varies by technology for prescriptive measures and whether the applicant is seeking ENERGY STAR Certification or Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Incentive.
Maximum Incentive:Varies
Eligible System Size:Varies
Equipment Requirements:Varies by technology
Installation Requirements:Pre-approval is required
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits:Electric Utility
Funding Source:Energy Efficiency Fund
Web Site: http://www.ctenergyinfo.com/dpuc_residential_new_construction.htm...
Summary:

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. 



 
Contact:
  Enoch Lenge
Connecticut Light & Power
107 Selden Street
Berlin, CT 06037
Phone: (800) 286-2000
Fax: (860) 665-3030
E-Mail: lengeee@nu.com
Web Site: http://www.cl-p.com/
 
  Michael Chesney
The United Illuminating Company
157 Church Street, MS1-6B
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: (203) 499-5935
Fax: (203) 499-2800
E-Mail: michael.chesney@uinet.com
Web Site: http://www.uinet.com
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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