Builder Requirements

  • Homes must be located in the PECO service area.
  • Homes must have a certificate of occupancy issued on or after June 1, 2016.
  • Each home must be ENERGY STAR certified or at least 30 percent more energy efficient than current codes and federal standards require, as documented by a HERS rating.
  • There are no restrictions with regard to heating fuel for homes to be eligible for PECO New Home Rebates.
  • Eligible homes include single-family detached, single-family attached, modular homes, and residentially metered units in multifamily buildings five stories or less. Manufactured homes are not eligible.
  • Builders and HERS raters must complete a participation agreement in order to submit homes and receive incentives through PECO New Home Rebates.
  • Builders must submit an IRS Tax Form W-9 before they can receive incentives through PECO New Home Rebates.
  • Submissions must be completed and reported by an eligible and certified HERS rater. The associated costs of hiring a HERS rater to provide evaluation of eligibility are the responsibility of the builder.
  • HERS raters must remain in good standing, and maintain a “Passing” quality assurance score, to submit homes to PECO New Home Rebates.
  • All submissions of incentive and participation applications for PECO New Home Rebates will be through the approved online submission process.