California Energy Star New Homes Program

Program is designed to encourage single-family and multifamilyl builders to construct homes that exceed Title 24 by at least 15% through a combination of financial incentives, design assitance, and education. Program emphasizes uniform design across utility service territories, including identical program applications, incentive amountss, and eligibility requirements. Measures incorporated into the program have effective useful life of 18 years or greater. Program requirements address overall building energy performance, AC efficiency, furnace efficiency,AC sizing, window performance, and duct design. The program's purpose is to reduce heating and cooling energy requirements for new homes without reducing comfort.

Program Profile