The Washington Gas New Home Construction Program

Earn rebates when you install ENERGY STAR® certified natural gas equipment in residential new homes. By participating in the Washington Gas New Home Construction Program, you can provide your customers with a high-quality, highly efficient home. Installing ENERGY STAR certified equipment in your new construction home adds value and homebuyers trust the ENERGY STAR designation. Customers know that their new home will have high-quality equipment that will help them save energy and money from day one.

Differentiate your business in the marketplace as an ENERGY STAR homebuilder. You’ll benefit from financial incentives as well as technical support and training to help you meet program guidelines. Plus, marketing training and support from Washington Gas will help you gain recognition.

Equipment Rebates

Equipment rebates are available to homebuilders for qualifying furnaces, boilers and water heaters. Washington Gas rebates can also be combined with manufacturer rebates.

HOME HEATING

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

 MD REBATE

 VA REBATE

Furnace

ENERGY STAR certified, less than 225 Mbtuh, greater than 95.1% AFUE

 $400

 $400

Boilers Tier 1

ENERGY STAR certified

$400

$400

Boilers Tier 2

ENERGY STAR certified and minimum 95% AFUE

$700

N/A

Combination “Combi” Boiler

Minimum 90% AFUE and/or Minimum 0.87

$700

N/A

WATER HEATING

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

 MD REBATE

 VA REBATE

Storage Water Heater Tier 1

ENERGY STAR certified

$100

N/A

Storage Water Heater Tier 2

ENERGY STAR certified and minimum UEF 0.69

$150

$400

Tankless Water Heater Tier 2

 ENERGY STAR certified and minimum UEF 0.89

 $400

$400

OTHER EQUIPMENT

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

 MD REBATE

 VA REBATE

Smart Thermostat

ENERGY STAR certified

N/A

$50

Direct Vent Gas Fireplace

Minimum AFUE 70% and Electric Ignition

N/A

$100

Builder Resources

MANUFACTURER REBATES

Washington Gas partners with area manufacturers to offer rebate incentives on energy-efficient appliances for homeowners. Manufacturer rebates can also be combined with Washington Gas rebates for additional incentive savings to reduce upfront costs.

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT

See how Washington Gas rebates have helped homebuilders stand out from the competition.

Join Our Network

Become a participating homebuilder. If you are building ENERGY STAR certified homes with eligible natural gas equipment, submit a homebuilder application. Once your application is approved, a program representative will add you to the eligible builders list in Ekotrope for your HERS Rater to submit homes on your behalf.

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Eligible Home Submission

Your HERS Rater will submit eligible homes through the Ekotrope portal.