Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Green for Green Home Rebate (Delaware)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Delaware

Name Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) - Green for Green Home Rebate
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Construction
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Daylighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 1,000 - 4,500

Start Date 2013-02-01

Funding Source Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Installation Requirements Homes meet minimum certification requirements under the National Green Building System (NGBS), National Association of Home Builders Research Center, Energy Star, Residential Energy Services Network HERS or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating systems. Builders must be program approved.

Program Administrator Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU)

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


NOTE: Starting from 02/12/2014, W-9s will not be required while filing for rebate under this program.

The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility, in partnership with the Home Builders Association of Delaware (HBADE), is offering energy efficiency rebates to new homes certified by the National Green Building Standard (NGBS), or Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED), or that have a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) of 59 or less. The Green for Green program is offered throughout the state; however not all properties qualify based on their location. Specifically, with some exceptions homes built in Level 4 areas as established by the Strategies for State Policy and Spending do not qualify. The program web site contains detailed maps showing these areas.

In order to qualify for incentives, homes must be built by program-approved builders. Only homes with a fully signed contract dated on or after February 1, 2013 are eligible for incentives. Home buyers do not submit applications themselves; applications are submitted by the builder on the home buyer's behalf. Non-profit builders are eligible to receive rebates through this program. No individual may apply for a rebate through this program more than once every 36 months. Funding reservations expire six months after the date the application is approved. Rebates are issued when the home goes to settlement and the home has been verified as meeting the certification requirement corresponding to the rebate amount.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kim Ferrell
Department HBADE

Place Delaware
Phone (302) 678-1520 Ext:103

Contact Name Howard Fortunato
Department HBADE

Place Delaware
Phone (302) 678-1520 Ext:101


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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