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Business New Construction for Trade Partners

Our Business New Construction program offers free energy consulting services to integrate energy and cost-saving strategies in our customers' construction designs and offers incentives to reduce project costs.


We offer unique programs designed to fit the specific needs of builders, contractors and architects, including:

  • Energy Design Assistance (EDA) - a whole-building integrated energy, modeling approach for buildings greater than 20,000 square feet.
  • Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) – a more prescriptive whole-building approach geared to buildings 50,000 square feet or less.

Benefit from our assistance in the evaluation of energy efficiency options for new construction and major renovation projects.

The Business New Construction programs are meant to meet your client’s needs no matter where they are in the design process. Your clients can:

  • Shorten payback and save up-front capital to offset the cost of more efficient equipment.
  • Earn significant long-term energy savings and increase your return on investment helping your bottom line.
  • Reduce maintenance and replacement costs improving the productive life of equipment.

Design Team Incentive

In addition to free modeling and design assistance, as part of Energy Design Assistance, we also offer design team funding for participation in the program on behalf of the owner.

To take advantage of the design team incentive, complete the Design Team Incentive Application in the “How to Get Started” section and send along with detailed invoices to us, once all the steps have been completed by the design team.

2021 Program Changes

We look forward to continuing to collaborate with you on your new construction projects through our Energy Design Assistance program. Learn about upcoming program changes (PDF) which will begin starting Jan. 1, 2021. 

How to Get Started

Complete the Energy Design Assistance (EDA) Application or the Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Application and Agreement for your client and send to us per instructions on the application form.

For more additional information, please visit our Business New Construction program page.

Additional Information

If you have any questions about our Business New Construction program, contact the Business Solution Center at 855-839-8862.

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