Homes must have a certificate of occupancy issued on or after January 1, 2018.
Each home must be at least 30 percent more energy efficient than current codes and federal standards require, as documented by a HERS rating. This includes ENERGY STAR certified homes.
Gas space-heating fuel is required for homes to be eligible for UGI Save Smart New Homes.
Eligible homes include single-family detached, single-family attached, modular homes, and residential metered units in multifamily buildings that are five stories or less. Manufactured homes are not eligible.
Builders and HERS raters must complete a participation agreement in order to submit homes and receive incentives through UGI Save Smart New Homes.
Builders must submit an IRS Tax Form W-9 before they can receive incentives through UGI Save Smart New Homes.
Submissions must be completed and reported by an eligible and certified HERS rater. The associated costs of hiring a HERS rater to provide evaluation of eligibility are the responsibility of the builder.
HERS raters must remain in good standing, and maintain a “Passing” quality assurance score, to submit homes to UGI Save Smart New Homes.
All submissions of incentive and participation applications for UGI Save Smart New Homes will be through the approved online submission process.