For Homes permitted ON or AFTER April 1st 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 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Program has been developed for jurisdictions that have adopted the 2012 IECC, or equivalent. For counties that have not yet adopted the 2012 IECC, the minimum requirements for participation after April 1st 2015 will be ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 and 90% Energy Efficient Lighting.
The current Program cycle is from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020. Applications for Potomac Edison’s ENERGY STAR for New Homes Program are accepted for each calendar year (i.e. 2018) and should be for homes that will be completed within the year the application is submitted.