Homes must have a certificate of occupancy issued on or after June 1, 2016.
Each home must be ENERGY STAR certified or at least 20 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.