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

Low-Income Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Maximum Rebate 


Program Info
Funding Source 

Energy Efficiency Fund

Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Varies by technology for prescriptive measures and whether the applicant is seeking ENERGY STAR Certification or Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Incentive.

Connecticut Light and Power

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.

Other Information 

Varies by technology