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Energy Design Assistance

Energy Design Assistance

No cost, whole-building energy consulting and incentives


Start in the design phase to meet energy-efficiency goals.

Whether for large buildings or commercial space as small as 5,000 square feet, we'll support your efforts to build greater energy-efficiency into your new construction or renovation project. Includes free consulting, energy modeling and energy analysis customized to your project.
  • Smaller buildings

    For buildings as small as 5,000 square feet and those with short design cycles. Build your own energy model in minutes using our on-demand tool. Get estimates of savings, costs and incentives.

  • Larger facilities

    Our traditional path, for buildings 30,000 square feet or more, will help you design and construct energy-efficient buildings that are better for the environment and increase property value.

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Get help like this to make your buildings more energy efficient:

  • Custom energy analysis for your budget and goals

  • Guidance and tools to inform decision-making

  • Construction incentives to help costs

How it works

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Save even more with our high-performance incentive

Our high-performance incentive offers up to 32% more than our current program for those participants achieving over 30% in electric savings beyond applicable state energy building codes.
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In order to qualify for Energy Design Assistance, participants should meet the following criteria.
  • Must already be opted in or have plans to opt in to the Energy Efficiency Rider

  • Be in the design phase of a new construction, major renovation or addition project

  • Be dedicated and committed to investing in energy efficiency

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What our customers are saying

“Energy Efficiency is an important part of our ESG and Sustainability goals at Buckingham Companies. This program has been a key part of improving our products and resident experience.”
- Buckingham Companies

“This program has worked out well for our team. The results from the analysis help inform our decisions."
- Duda|Paine Architects
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Frequently Asked Questions