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If you are building a new home or even just thinking about it, there are dozens of decisions to be made. Some of the most important decisions you’ll make about your new home are things you’ll never see again – the width of the studs, the thickness of the insulation and the style of the roof trusses. By building an energy-efficient home right from the start, you can save on energy costs and increase your home’s comfort level for years to come.
Through our New Home Construction program, we offer base rewards from $600 - $3,500, depending on the square footage of your home, and whether or not your home receives heating and/or cooling energy from Alliant Energy.
Details are outlined in the 2013 Builder Guide [PDF].
Option #1: ENERGY STAR qualified home
ENERGY STAR qualified homes meet strict guidelines for energy efficiency set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. With the help of independent Home Energy Raters, ENERGY STAR builder partners choose the most appropriate energy-saving features for their homes.
Raters also conduct on-site testing and inspections to verify that the homes qualify as ENERGY STAR. Talk with your builder for additional details on ENERGY STAR qualified homes, or visit energystar.gov.
|Heating and cooling customers||$3,500|
|Heating only customers||$2,450|
|Cooling only customers||$1,500|
|Geothermal customers||$1,500 plus additional geothermal reward|
Option #2: Alliant Energy Builder Option Package (BOP)
This option provides you and your builder with a list of prescriptive measures designed to improve the energy efficiency of your new home. From windows to lighting, this program guides you and your builder through the home-building process and helps ensure the comfort, security and energy efficiency of your new home.
|Heating and cooling customers||$2,000|
|Heating only customers||$1,400|
|Cooling only customers||$600|
|Geothermal customers||$1,000 plus additional geothermal rebate|
2012 Claim Forms
To locate a certified Home Energy Ratings System (HERS) rater (required for ENERGY STAR® qualified homes), visit www.resnet.us.