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||REQUIREMENT||ELIGIBLE MEASURES||INCENTIVES|
|Heating||Select ONE eligible measure to install||Natural gas furnace ≥ 94% AFUE and < 96%||$400|
|Natural gas boiler ≥ 94% AFUE and < 96%||$400|
|Natural gas furnace ≥ 96% AFUE||$600|
|Natural gas boiler ≥ 96% AFUE||$600|
|Water heating||Select ONE eligible measure to install||Standard natural gas water heater ≥ 0.67 EF||$75|
|Tankless gas water heater ≥ 0.80 EF||$300|
|Envelope||Select THREE eligible measures to install||R-49 ceiling insulation||$200|
|R-20 + R-5 wall insulation||$1,200|
|Air sealing ≤ 4 ACH50||$300|
|Duct Sealing ≤ 4 CFM25 to outdoors per 100 square feet. All sheet metal joints, supplies, and returns sealed with duct mastic, aluminum tape, or other approved sealant||$200|
|ENERGY STAR door||$20|
|HERS||HERS Rating Mandatory||HERS rating||$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 + $100 (HERS) = $1,000|
|HERS||HERS Rating||HERS Rating|