Incentives are available in many states throughout the country for building ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments. These range from monetary incentives to training, technical assistance, and marketing support. A full list is provided below. Return to the national search page to find builders, raters, and incentives in your area.

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Name State DESC Incentive Program Name Incentive Description
Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power Co
307-638-3361
WY Black Hills Energy Residential New Construction Program Single- and multifamily builders can obtain incentives for the installation of high-efficiency heating, cooling and water-heating equipment, and more robust thermal envelope measures. All homes seeking rebates must meet specific home energy rating score requirements (HERS), with a maximum score of 60.
Appalachian Power Company
540-985-2602
WV eScore A $1,300 rebate is available to producers of ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes.
Slipstream Group, Inc.
608-729-6912
WI Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying single and multi-family homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional incentives available for installing qualified windows, insulation, HVAC, water heating, lighting and solar installations. Additional support includes cooperative advertising and marketing materials.
Efficiency Vermont
802-540-7853
VT Efficiency Vermont's Residential New Construction service Builders, homeowners, developers and architects can obtain support for the design and building of high performing homes at no cost. Support consists of site visits, blower door testing, building code guidance and technical advice. Upon successful completion, the customer receives incentives, rating documentation, a building code certificate and certificate of completion from Efficiency Vermont.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
540-891-5824
VA REC's ENERGY STAR New Home Program Consulting services are available for builders interested in building homes to a higher energy efficiency standard.
Dominion Energy (Utah)
801-324-5696
UT ThermWise Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional incentives available for installing qualified HVAC.
Rocky Mountain Power
855-269-8386
UT Rocky Mountain Power wattSmart New Homes Builders can obtain financial incentives for new homes that obtain qualifying HERS scores, with an optional bonus incentive for ENERGY STAR certification or stand-alone HVAC incentives. Email newhomes@rockymountainpower.net
CenterPoint Energy
713-207-5618
TX CenterPoint Energy High Efficiency Home Builders can obtain financial incentives, as well as technical and marketing assistance, for building high performance and ENERGY STAR certified homes within the CenterPoint Energy electric service territory.
El Paso Electric (NM)
800-592-1634
TX ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders can receive incentives for constructing new, single-family homes that exceed current New Mexico code requirements, with a bonus incentive of $25 for ENERGY STAR certification.
Entergy Texas
800-368-3749
TX Entergy Solutions High Performance Homes Market Tranformation Program Builders can obtain $500 per ENERGY STAR certified home entered and verified in the Entergy High Performance Home Program.
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc
956-514-1200
TX MVEC Built To Save Builders can apply for a $200 rebate for ENERGY STAR certified homes.
Texas New Mexico Power Company
214-222-4186
TX TNMP High-Performance Homes Program Builders can obtain financial incentives and other types of assistance for new ENERGY STAR certified homes within the TNMP service territory that meet high-performance specifications.
Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc
SC Residential Discount Rate Homeowners with an ENERGY STAR certified home qualify for a discounted rate.
Santee Cooper (SC Public Service Authority)
214-302-8185
SC Homebuilders can obtain rebates of up to $3,100 for qualifying new homes as ENERGY STAR or individual equipment incentives for energy efficient heat pumps and water heaters.
National Grid (RI)
RI Rhode Island Residential New Construction Program Builders can obtain tiered rebates for qualifying new single- and multi-family homes and major renovations, depending on final achieved performance level. Additional incentives are available for certifying to ENERGY STAR and installing high efficiency HVAC and water heating. Additional support includes plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections and rating services.
Met-Ed (FirstEnergy Utility)
PA FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Energy Efficient New Homes Program Builders are eligible for financial incentives of $0.30/kWh in projected annual electricity savings for new homes that receive a HERS rating and are 15 percent more efficient than Pennsylvania’s energy code. $0.35/kWh for ENERGY STAR certified new homes that are 15 percent better than code. An additional $0.03/kWh is available for low-income units for residents at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline. For plants building ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes, $0.35/kWh is also available for homes that are 15 percent more efficient than code.
PECO Energy Company
215-841-4950
PA PECO New Home Rebates Builders who construct Code Plus homes (HERS Rating + 30% more efficient than code) are eligible for $0.25 per kWh up to $750, and ENERGY STAR certified homes are eligible for $0.30 per kWh up to $1750. The average incentive is $650.
PPL Electric Utilities
800-342-5775
PA PPL New Homes Program Builders are eligible for financial incentives of $0.30/kWh in projected annual savings for homes that receive a HERS rating and are 15 percent more efficient than Pennsylvania’s energy code. $0.35/kWh for ENERGY STAR certified homes that are 15 percent better than code. Average incentive is $750. Maximum incentive is $2500.
Penelec (FirstEnergy Utility)
PA FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Energy Efficient New Homes Program Builders are eligible for financial incentives of $0.30/kWh in projected annual electricity savings for new homes that receive a HERS rating and are 15 percent more efficient than Pennsylvania’s energy code. $0.35/kWh for ENERGY STAR certified new homes that are 15 percent better than code. An additional $0.03/kWh is available for low-income units for residents at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline. For plants building ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes, $0.35/kWh is also available for homes that are 15 percent more efficient than code.
Penn Power (FirstEnergy Utility)
610-921-6216
PA FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Energy Efficient New Homes Program Builders are eligible for financial incentives of $0.30/kWh in projected annual electricity savings for new homes that receive a HERS rating and are 15 percent more efficient than Pennsylvania’s energy code. $0.35/kWh for ENERGY STAR certified new homes that are 15 percent better than code. An additional $0.03/kWh is available for low-income units for residents at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline. For plants building ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes, $0.35/kWh is also available for homes that are 15 percent more efficient than code.
West Penn Power (FirstEnergy utility)
724-830-5454
PA FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Energy Efficient New Homes Program Builders are eligible for financial incentives of $0.30/kWh in projected annual electricity savings for new homes that receive a HERS rating and are 15 percent more efficient than Pennsylvania’s energy code. $0.35/kWh for ENERGY STAR certified new homes that are 15 percent better than code. An additional $0.03/kWh is available for low-income units for residents at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline. For plants building ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes, $0.35/kWh is also available for homes that are 15 percent more efficient than code.
BetterBuiltNW
503-827-8416
OR BetterBuiltNW Through, BetterBuiltNW (BBNW), NEEA’s residential new construction market-facing brand, NEEA works to maximize energy efficiency opportunities in the single-family, residential new construction market. BBNW helps support utility residential new construction programs in the Performance Path, offers trainings to residential new construction professionals, and works with voluntary home certification programs throughout the region to help promote energy efficient building. BBNW also maintains an online resource center, BBBW.com.
Energy Trust of Oregon
503-445-7615
OR EPS New Construction Energy Trust of Oregon Trade Ally builders and verifiers are eligible to receive financial incentives, technical support, and training.
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO)
888-216-3523
OK ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders can obtain prescriptive rebates for certifying new homes as ENERGY STAR, depending on performance level. Additional support includes plan analysis, technical assistance, sales training and marketing support.
AEP Ohio
740-384-7996
OH EfficiencyCrafted Homes A pay-for-performance (base + $/kWh) incentive is available to all builders of HERS eligible residential construction (single- and low-rise multifamily) meeting a set of minimum prescriptive and performance requirements. The program has two tiers: EfficiencyCrafted Homes and EfficiencyCrafted Plus ENERGY STAR® Certified.
Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. (a NiSource company)
877-771-5506
OH EfficiencyCrafted Homes Builders can receive financial incentives and technical and marketing support.
New Mexico Gas Company
888-664-2726
NM Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new homes as ENERGY STAR.
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
609-777-3300
NJ Residential New Construction Builders can obtain incentives for homes that meet ENERGY STAR v3.1 ENERGY STAR requirements, Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH), Zero Energy Home + RE (ZERH+), or ENERGY STAR Multifamily High Rise requirements.
Eversource New Hampshire
800-662-7764
NH ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional incentives available for installing qualified HVAC, appliances and lighting.
Liberty Utilities
603-216-3530
NH ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional incentives available for installing qualified HVAC, appliances and lighting.
New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc.
800-698-2007
NH ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional incentives available for installing qualified HVAC, appliances and lighting.
Unitil Corporation
603-772-0775
NH ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional incentives available for installing qualified HVAC, appliances and lighting.
Omaha Public Power District
402-636-3566
NE Certified High Performance Homes Builders can receive rebates for the construction of homes with a HERS score of 60 or below. OPPD works with professionals in the home building industry to educate customers and promote the ENERGY STAR Residential New Homes program.
Duke Energy Progress (NC)
800-327-8704
NC High Efficiency Residential Option ("HERO") Builders can obtain incentives of up to $9,000 for homes built to or above the 2012 North Carolina Energy Conservation Code’s High Efficiency Residential Option (HERO) or the equivalent in South Carolina.
Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation
919-644-3408
NC Residential Energy Efficient Program Totally electric homes with 15 or higher SEER rated heat pumps that meet standard government mandated insulation requirements may qualify for a $50 per ton rebate / credit on your electric bill, plus up to a 5% discount off of there electric utility bill.
City of Independence Power & Light Department
816-325-7500
MO New Homes Program with ENERGY STAR (NHPES) For new homes that achieve the ENERGY STAR certification, builders are eligible for a variety of financial incentives through NHPES, using IPL provided incentive applications, including assistance to pay a portion of the incremental cost of meeting ENERGY STAR standards.
Consumers Energy
517-788-1111
MI Consumers Energy New Home Construction Progrm Builders can receive rebates of up to $2,000 for ENERGY STAR certified new homes.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BG&E)
410-291-4511
MD BGE Smart Energy Savers Program Program provides incentives for meeting ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 and 90% LED lighting. Builders receive for $400 for multifamily, $550 for Two over Two condos, $750 for Town Homes, and $1250 for Single Family homes. Additionally, builders receive $100 for installing ENERGY STAR thermostats.
Potomac Edison (FirstEnergy)
724-830-5454
MD Potomac Edison's Energy Saving Programs Program provides incentives for meeting ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 and 90% LED lighting. Builders receive for $400 for multifamily, $550 for Two over Two condos, $750 for Town Homes, and $1250 for Single Family homes. Additionally, builders receive $100 for installing ENERGY STAR thermostats.
Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco)
202-872-2500
MD Pepco's Energy Saving Programs Program provides incentives for meeting ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 and 90% LED lighting. Builders receive for $400 for multifamily, $550 for Two over Two condos, $750 for Town Homes, and $1250 for Single Family homes. Additionally, builders receive $100 for installing ENERGY STAR thermostats.
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO)
301-274-3111
MD SMECO's EmPOWER Maryland programs Program provides incentives for meeting ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 and 90% LED lighting. Builders receive for $400 for multifamily, $550 for Two over Two condos, $750 for Town Homes, and $1250 for Single Family homes. Additionally, builders receive $100 for installing ENERGY STAR thermostats.
Berkshire Gas Company
413-499-1680
MA Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes depending on performance level. Additional incentives available for achieving ENERGY STAR, Department Of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready, Passive House, and/or installing qualified lighting. Additional support includes cooperative advertising, marketing materials, plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections and qualification reimbursement.
Cape Light Compact
800-628-8413
MA Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes depending on performance level. Additional incentives available for achieving ENERGY STAR, Department Of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready, Passive House, and/or installing qualified lighting. Additional support includes cooperative advertising, marketing materials, plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections and qualification reimbursement.
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
508-836-7000
MA Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes depending on performance level. Additional incentives available for achieving ENERGY STAR, Department Of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready, Passive House, and/or installing qualified lighting. Additional support includes cooperative advertising, marketing materials, plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections and qualification reimbursement.
Eversource Massachusetts
413-787-9329
MA Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes depending on performance level. Additional incentives available for achieving ENERGY STAR, Department Of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready, Passive House, and/or installing qualified lighting. Additional support includes cooperative advertising, marketing materials, plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections and qualification reimbursement.
National Grid (MA)
508-357-4000
MA Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new single and multi-family homes depending on performance level. Additional incentives available for achieving ENERGY STAR, Department Of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready, Passive House, and/or installing qualified lighting. Additional support includes cooperative advertising, marketing materials, plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections and qualification reimbursement.
Next Step Network, Inc.
502-694-1976
KY SmartMH Program Next Step Network mobilizes a national network of mission-driven nonprofits, leaders in the manufactured housing industry and lending institutions serving home buyers and homeowners in their communities. Next Step’s system – Manufactured Housing Done Right® – connects responsible financing, comprehensive homebuyer education and delivery of high-quality, ENERGY STAR® manufactured homes at scale, creating a model that brings more value to the customer.
Nicor Gas
630-305-9500
IL Residential New Construction Offering HERS Raters and homebuilders can receive incentives for homes that are built at least 15% better than the current energy code.
Intermountain Gas Company
ID ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders or homeowners can apply for a $1,200 rebate for ENERGY STAR certified homes with a HERS score of 75 or less (using natural gas for space and water heat).
Colquitt EMC
229-244-6893
GA ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders and construction professionals can receive free advice on energy efficient new home construction.
Georgia Power Company
800-524-2421
GA EarthCents New Homes EarthCents New Homes requires a qualifying HERS score of 74 or lower for the participating builder to receive a rebate. $500 per qualifying single family home $150 per qualifying multi family unit.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC)
706-367-5281
GA Right Choice Homes Homebuilders can obtain rebates for qualifying new homes as ENERGY STAR. Additional support includes plan reviews, technical workshops, on-site inspections, and home qualification. Homeowners can obtain discounted rates for buying new homes qualified as ENERGY STAR.
Duke Energy Florida
877-426-0004
FL ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders can receive $200 per ENERGY STAR certified new home. Further details and requirements apply. See Duke Energy Florida website.
Florida Power & Light Company
561-681-3074
FL BuildSmart for New Homes Builders can receive $50 for homes that are certified as achieving both BuildSmart and ENERGY STAR performance.
Tampa Electric Company, FL
813-228-1391
FL ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders can obtain a rebate of $850 for ENERGY STAR certified new homes. Developers can obtain a rebate of $325 per residential unit for qualifying ENERGY STAR certified apartments and condos.
Eversource Connecticut
860-665-5331
CT Energize CT Residential New Construction Program Financial incentives are available for builders and homeowners that are building new single-family homes or multifamily buildings (4 stories or fewer above grade) and utilize a certified rater. ENERGY STAR certified homes may also qualify for a bonus incentive.
The United Illuminating Company
203-499-5935
CT Energize CT Residential New Construction Program Financial incentives are available for builders and homeowners that are building new single-family homes or multifamily buildings (4 stories or fewer above grade) and utilize a certified rater. ENERGY STAR certified homes may also qualify for a bonus incentive.
Colorado Springs Utilities
719-668-3730
CO Builders Incentive Program Builders can receive a financial incentive, beginning at $400 per home for qualifying new homes with a HERS score of 65, with each HERS point reduction providing an additional $25 incentive. A bonus $350 incentive is available to homes certified to meet ENERGY STAR, National Green Building Standard (NGBS), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) or Passive House.
Xcel Energy (Colorado)
303-294-8226
CO ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Builders and raters can receive rebates for homes that exceed local energy code requirements by at least 10%. As the percentage increases, the rebate amount does as well. The program also offers prescriptive rebates on ENERGY STAR appliances.
Southern California Gas Company
877-238-0092
CA California Advanced Home Program (CAHP) Builders can receive financial incentives to help offset the costs of creating environmentally friendly, energy-efficient homes and communities.
APS (Arizona Public Service)
602-250-3455
AZ APS ENERGY STAR Builders that construct new homes to the ENERGY STAR version 3.0 standards can receive a $200 incentive per home.
Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District
602-236-5900
AZ SRP ENERGY STAR Homes Builders can receive marketing support for qualifying new homes with a HERS Index of 71 or lower. New homes with a HERS Index of 65-61 can obtain $500, homes with a HERS Index of 60 or lower can obtain $1200+ $100 per HERS Index point below 60. Training, advertising, and customized marketing materials are designed to help support the program and are offered throughout the year.
Unisource Energy Services
877-837-4968
AZ Energy Smart Homes Builders can receive an $800 incentive per ENERGY STAR certified home with qualifying HERS scores.
Conway Corporation
501-450-6000
AR Energy Smart New Homes Program Builders can receive Energy Smart marketing materials (yard signage and countertop brochure displays), certificates of recognition, website listing, and local media releases at no charge.