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Minnesota Power - Residential New Construction Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 01/30/2013
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction
Amount:$2,000
Web Site: http://www.mnpower.com/EnergyConservation/TripleE
Summary:

Through Minnesota Power's Triple E New Construction Program, homeowners and builders can qualify for special incentive rebates by meeting specific energy standards on new home construction. These standards cover thermal integrity (insulation, windows and doors, exterior wind barriers), airtight construction, moisture control, appliances, lighting, ventilation, and heating system performance for air and water. State-licensed builders or owner-builders whose homes meet all of the thermal and performance standards are eligible for a $2,000 rebate. This program is open to all residential new construction built in Minnesota Power's service area with a maximum of four units per dwelling. The program is divided into two tiers with different efficiency requirements for each. Homes meeting the tier II level of standards also qualify as an ENERGY STAR® certified home. For additional information on specific guidelines and requirements, review the program web site.

 For more information on Requirements to Participate, click here.


 
Contact:
  Dean Talbott - Residential Energy Efficiency
Minnesota Power
30 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (800) 228-4966 Ext.2843
Phone 2: (218) 722-2625
Web Site: http://www.mnpower.com
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