Colorado Gas New Construction Program for Builders
You can earn rebates when you build an energy efficient home. First, choose the path below that works best for you.
Builder must install a selected set of energy efficiency measures.
|Equipment Type||Eligible Measures||Incentives|
|Heating||Natural gas furnace ≥ 96% AFUE||$500|
|Envelope (HERS rating required)||- R-15/19 Rim and Band Joist Insulation
- R-20 + R-5 wall insulation
- Duct Sealing and repair with ADS, mastic, or other code-compliant methods
- ENERGY STAR window U-Factor equal to 0.30
|- $0.10 per sq. ft., up to $50
- $0.10 per sq. ft., up to $150
- $2.00 per sq. ft., up to $400
|Rebate Bundle Bonus||Three or more new construction measures are installed in the program year||10% of equipment rebates|
|HERS||HERS rating (this incentive is paid directly to the Rater)||$100|
Builder may select measures from the Prescriptive Path or other high-efficiency natural gas equipment.
The only requirement of the Performance Path is that builders are able to verify that the home has natural gas savings 10 percent above the local code as verified by a HERS rating.
The total incentive in the Performance Path is $1,000 per qualifying home.
|EQUIPMENT TYPE||REQUIREMENT||ELIGIBLE MEASURES/INCENTIVE|
|Other natural gas savings||10% above the local code||Incentive $900|
|HERS||HERS Rating||HERS rating incentive $100 (paid directly to Rater)|