Tag: Builder Incentives

 

PG&E Release 2017 CAHP Program (Builder Incentive Program)

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) released the 2017 California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP).  This program was developed to give builder’s incentives for energy efficient new homes. The program now focuses on the Energy Design Rating (EDR) which is compiled in the 2016 Title 24 Part 6 Energy Calculations which are completed by a Certified Energy Analyst (CEA).  That number is used to configure the CAHP EDR.  The closer the home’s EDR is to zero, the more incentives the builder receives. To qualify the minimum CAHP EDR for the climate zone – 48 for coastal homes and 44 for inland homes. There are also now certain energy efficiency measures that are eligible for additional incentive kickers (per home) to lower your EDR too. Other good news…the 2017 program now allows per plan to qualify and not entire projects!

Watch the webinar here for more information or call us: DuctTesters (Certified Energy Analysts) for more information: 

or visit: http://cahp-pge.com/resource/handbook/

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CAHP – ZNE: 2017 Program

This just in:  THE 2017 California Advanced Home Program (CAHP) – ZNE (Zero Net Energy) – 2017 Program Update.  For launch January 1, 2017.  For single family homes permitted to the 2016 Code Program details as of 10/27/2016, subject to change.  The California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) encourages best practices in energy-efficiency, green building and sustainability by offering financial incentives.

Watch the current presentation here:

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