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New Construction Program Applications

The Commercial Energy Solutions New Construction Program offers rebates to business customers to reduce the initial cost of purchasing and installing energy efficient equipment for construction of the new building.

How to apply for a New Construction rebate:

1. Submit an Application (Part 1) marked as "Pre Notification" and the
    appropriate Worksheet (Part 2) from the list below (recommended,
    not required).
2. Construct a new energy efficient building.
3. Submit an updated Application (Part 1) marked as "Final" and the
    appropriate updated Worksheet (Part 2) from the list below along
    with documentation.
4. Receive rebate in approximately 6 weeks of submitting complete


Note: Effective 2/9/2015 - Due to changes in the Commercial Energy Solutions program previous versions of the application and worksheets are no longer being accepted. Please be sure to download the current version for your application submittal.

New Construction Application (Part 1)

Download New Construction Application (Part 1) here (MS Excel document) Updated 7/06/2015

New Construction  Measure Worksheets (Part 2)

Interior Lighting Power Density Reduction Worksheet - for projects claiming savings only in the interior lighting design. Updated 6/16/2015
Whole Building Design Worksheet: - for projects claiming savings for the entire building (HVAC, plumbing, and interior lighting systems). Updated 6/16/2015

Please note: Exterior lighting systems, natural gas, and solar systems are not eligible for incentive rebates in the New Construction Program.

Sample Applications 

Not sure how a rebate application should look?  Click on the links below to see examples.

- Sample New Construction Application

- Sample Interior Lighting Power Reduction Worksheet
    Building Area Method

- Sample Interior Lighting Power Reduction Worksheet
    Space-By-Space Method

Checklist: A simple checklist is provided in the Application to help you through the process and to help you ensure the information is complete before you submit.

Eligibility Notes:
Only TEP non-residential customers are eligible for rebates under this program. Any energy efficient design work undertaken or equipment purchased prior to August 6, 2008 is not eligible for a rebate.

Rebates for energy efficient new construction are capped at 50% of the incremental cost of the energy efficient measures and limited to a maximum of $75,000 per project per year.

Please refer to the Policies and Procedures document for the full description of program rules and guidelines.

DNV GL Energy Services USA Inc. is implementing these Programs on behalf of Tucson Electric Power. These rebate program are paid for by Tucson Electric Power customers and approved by the Arizona Corporation Commission.