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The Washington Gas Residential New Construction Program supports the residential new construction industry in building increasingly energy efficient homes and units in eligible multifamily low-rise buildings within the Washington Gas service territory. To achieve this goal, the Program offers technical and sales/marketing training and support as well as the following incentives to homebuilders for homes and units that meet the criteria below.

For Homes permitted ON or AFTER August 6th, 2018, the following incentive structure will be in place:

 

Equipment Efficiency Requirement Incentive per Unit
Furnace ENERGY STAR, less than 225 Mbtuh, greater than 95% AFUE $400
Boilers Tier 1 ENERGY STAR certified $400
Boilers Tier 2 ENERGY STAR certified and minimum 95% AFUE  $700
Storage Water Heater Tier 1 ENERGY STAR certified $100
Storage Water Heater Tier 2 ENERGY STAR certified and minimum UEF 0.69 $150
Tankless Water Heater Tier 2 ENERGY STAR certified and minimum UEF 0.89 $400
Gas Clothes Dryer ENERGY STAR certified $50
 

The current Program cycle is from August 6, 2018 through December 31, 2020. Applications for Washington Gas Residential New Construction 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.

Have questions about a new or existing application? Please call us at (301) 828-8471.

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