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Incentives for Fire Rebuilds in Northern California

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Resources for All Projects

Program Overview Flyer: Looking for a snapshot of what AER is and how you can participate? This interactive online flyer is the one for you!

Site-Built Construction Timeline: AER has developed a construction timeline to guide participants rebuilding a site-built home through the rebuild process. This timeline depicts how the AER program steps fit into the typical process of rebuilding a custom home.

Participating CEA and HERS Rater List: This list includes the program’s participating certified energy analysts (CEAs) and HERS raters.

Financial Assistance for CEA Fees: Low-income qualified homeowners are eligible to pursue financial assistance to help offset the cost of hiring a CEA for program purposes. Please reach out to Andrea Campos at Northern Rural Communities Development Inc to learn more and apply for assistance (530) 892-9600 x205.

Program Application: Ready to apply? Fill out the online program application. Visit the How to Participate page for more information about the online application.

Resources for Manufactured Home Projects

List of Retailers and Factories: AER put together a living list of retailers and factories we are of aware who sell eligible manufactured homes. If you are looking for a retailer, or want to make sure the home you ordered will qualify, please refer to this list. If a retailer or factory you have ordered from is not on this list, please contact us so we can confirm your eligibility. We will regularly add retailers and factories we learn of that offer eligible homes to this list.

Program Overview Webinar: View our program overview webinar for manufactured homes

Program Handbook: The program handbook for manufactured homes includes all program details, including eligibility and incentive information.

Program Flyer for Manufactured Homes: The program has received approval to add an enrollment option for homeowners rebuilding with a manufactured home. This flyer provides an overview and entry requirements for manufactured homes.

Manufactured Home Construction Timeline: AER has developed a construction timeline to guide participants purchasing a manufactured home through the rebuild process. This timeline depicts how the AER program steps fit into the typical process of rebuilding with a manufactured home.

ENERGY STAR Version 2 Requirements: Follow this link to view the EPA’s national program requirements for the ENERGY STAR Version 2 certification.

ENERGY STAR Version 2 Certified Program Guide: This guide is the Systems Building Research Alliance (SBRA) roadmap for designing, producing, and installing homes to the ENERGY STAR Certified Manufactured Homes Version 2 program requirements. This document is tailored to manufacturers.

NEEM+ Certification: To learn more about NEEM, follow the link to their website. The program offers a bonus incentive for pursuing the NEEM+ (Plus) certification.

Resources for 2019 Title 24 Code Projects

(Applies to homes permitted on or after January 1, 2020)

Program Overview Webinar (2019 Title 24 Code): View our program overview webinar for homes permitted on or after January 1, 2020.

Program Handbook (2019 Title 24 Code): The 2019 Title 24 code program handbook for homes that applied for their building permit on or after January 1, 2020 includes all program details, including eligibility and incentive information.

Program Flyer for Site-Built Homes (2019 Title 24 Code): Advanced Energy Rebuild has been extended into 2020 under the 2019 Title 24 energy code. To learn more about the program update for the 2019 Title 24 energy code, please view the new program flyer. This is applicable to homes that apply for their building permit on or after January 1, 2020.

Coming Soon:

HERS Rater Program Timeline (2019 Title 24 Code): AER developed a timeline for HERS raters to guide them through the AER participation process for 2016 Title 24 code projects. An updated version of this flyer for homes under the 2019 Title 24 code will be released in early 2020.

Resources for 2016 Title 24 Code Projects

(Applies to homes permitted before January 1, 2020)

Program Overview Webinar (2016 Title 24 Code): To learn more about the program for homes that applied for and/or received their building permit before January 1, 2020, please view the program overview webinar. The presentation covers information about going energy efficient with your rebuild, what your rebuild timeline steps are, how to qualify for the program, the incentives you are eligible for, and how to apply and enroll.

Program Handbook (2016 Title 24 Code): The 2016 Title 24 code program handbook for homes that applied and/or received their building permit before January 1, 2020 includes all program details, including eligibility and incentive information.

HERS Rater Program Timeline (2016 Title 24 Code): AER developed a timeline for HERS raters to guide them through the AER participation process for 2016 Title 24 code homes.

Title 24 Rebuild Factsheet: EnergyCode ACE has put together a fact sheet for the 2016 Title 24 code regarding residential rebuilds.