Program for New Homes in NB
If you’re building a new home, we can help make it more energy efficient and comfortable.
Are you building a new home and want to make sure it will be energy efficient and low-cost to operate, but still want it to be comfortable to live in? Book online now for a New Home Construction Energy Assessment – we can help make sure yours is a comfy home, while at the same time keeping those energy bills low. All this can be assured before you even break ground!
If you live in NB we can provide a New Home Construction Energy Assessment for the low cost of only $99! Not only that, but homes that are built with energy efficiency in mind will be eligible for rebates of up to $10,000!
For $99, a Certified Energy Advisor will review your building plans and provide you with customized recommendations to improve the energy efficiency of your design – and reach the target you need to be eligible for incentives. Book online now to take a big step in the right direction with your new home.
Rebate amounts depend on how efficient your new home is going to be. You can pursue the prescriptive path or performance path. The prescriptive path you choose or rating achieved will define your incentive:
To qualify for Level 1 or Level 2, homes must be built to the standards shown below. All building components must be built to the specifications identified below (i.e. all above grade walls must beR-28).The R values presented in the table below are nominal; the nominal R-Value is a measurement of insulating products before taking other construction materials into consideration.
Level 1: $6,000 Rebate
|Build a house that meets the minimum building envelope requirements (with all heating systems being ENERGY STAR certified, if applicable)||AND||Build a house that performs 55% to 99% better than the Reference House|
Level 2: $10,000 Rebate
|Build a house that meets the minimum building envelope requirements (with all heating systems being ENERGY STAR certified, if applicable)||AND||Build a house that is Zero Energy Rated, 0 GJ/year|
To be eligible for the New Homes Rebate Program you have to apply within 30 days of receiving your building permit . If you are installing a Mini-split heat pump it must be on the list of NB Power approved units*
* Other eligibility requirements may apply.