Make Energy Efficiency Part of Your Next Design

The Commercial New Construction (CNC) program provides complimentary energy design assistance and financial incentives to help offset the cost of implementing energy-efficient strategies for commercial and multifamily buildings in Iowa. Incentives are paid to building owners for implementing energy efficiency strategies, and design teams receive an incentive for participating.

Energy-efficient buildings use less energy and cost less to operate. Participants receive energy design assistance and a customized energy model that simulates energy use for the project, demonstrating which efficiency strategies have the greatest impact and are most cost-effective. Through a short series of meetings, strategies are selected for implementation by the owner and design team.

Design team members or building owners may enroll a project.

Increased multifamily housing incentives are now available.


Complimentary Services

  • A customized energy model simulating how energy will be used
  • Assistance identifying and evaluating energy-saving strategies
  • Analysis of energy costs and paybacks
  • Financial incentives to help offset the cost of implementing energy-saving strategies

Energy efficiency made easy!

From enrollment to incentive, we make it easy to find the best energy-efficient solutions for your building design.

Asset 5@3x
Provide your building's basic info in our application
Asset 1@3x
Preliminary Analysis
Real-time evaluation of energy-efficiency improvements and bundled whole-building strategies
Asset 4@3x
Final Analysis
Pick the best fit for your goals, and we'll analyze energy savings and eligible incentives
Asset 6@3x
We confirm your project was built to plan and issue a verification report
Asset 2@3x
Utility provides financial incentives for your completed project

Plan to Save, During Design

Planning and Design

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