The Delmarva Power ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Program supports the residential new construction industry in building increasingly energy efficient homes and dwelling units in eligible multifamily low-rise buildings within the Delmarva Power service territory. To achieve this goal, the Program offers technical and sales/marketing training and support as well as the following incentives to homebuilders for homes and units that meet and exceed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes requirements.
Homes permitted prior to April 1st, 2015 may be eligible for participation on a case by case basis. Please contact account manager for review and pre-approval.
For Homes permitted ON or AFTER April 1, 2015, the following incentive structure will be in place:
• 2-on-2 Condo: $550 for ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 certified unit with 90% Energy Efficient Lighting
• Townhouse: $750 for ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 certified unit with 90% Energy Efficient Lighting
• Single Family: $1250 for ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 certified unit with 90% Energy Efficient Lighting
• Smart Thermostat: $100 for each eligible smart thermostat installed with a program eligible ENERGY STAR Certified home (up to 4 smart thermostats)
Version 3.1 of the EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Program has been developed for jurisdictions that have adopted the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, or equivalent. For counties that have not yet adopted the 2012 IECC, the minimum requirements for participation after April 1, 2015 will be ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 and 90% Energy Efficient Lighting.