New Buildings Program

New Buildings Program

Incentives for new energy efficient buildings

Design and construct a new, energy efficient commercial or institutional building and get up to $2.00/sq.ft. plus another $10,000 toward energy modelling.

Energy Modelling Assistance Incentive

Up
To
$10,000

  • Incentives for energy modelling during project design
    • Submit before project tender and before building permit issue
  • Compare your design against building code requirements
  • Optimize for energy efficiency with software modelling
  • Have your energy model report reviewed before construction

See Energy Modelling Assistance info sheet for details.

The Performance Path

UP
TO
$2/sq.ft.

  • Incentives for new commercial construction projects
    • Includes Part 3 buildings and additions
  • Use integrated design best practices
  • Incorporate building commissioning deliverables
  • Modelled to be at least 5% more efficient than the energy code

See Program Guide for complete list of requirements

Steps To Participate

Energy Modelling Assistance Incentive | Performance Path

Energy Modelling Assistance Incentive

  1. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

    Complete and submit an EMAI application form.

    Once accepted, we will send a confirmation email and outline your next steps.

  2. SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN

    Submit your design energy modelling report and invoice.

    Before the project’s tender date and before being issued a building permit, you must submit both your design energy modelling report and invoice. The invoice must only be for the relevant energy modelling services.

  3. RECEIVE INCENTIVE PAYMENT AND PROJECT FEEDBACK

    Once we receive all your documents, we will review the modelling report and provide incentives for approved projects.

Performance Path

  1. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

    Complete and submit an application form.

    Once accepted, we will send a confirmation email and outline your next steps.

  2. SUBMIT YOUR DELIVERABLES

    Submit program deliverables throughout the design and construction of your new building

    We have templates available for most deliverables. For full program requirements and details, refer to the Program Guide here.

  3. PROGRAM STAFF REVIEW ALL SUBMITTED DELIVERABLES

    Once we have all your deliverables, we will provide feedback and follow up questions/comments if applicable.

  4. PROJECT COMPLETED AND YOUR INCENTIVES ARE PAID

    Upon approval, the financial incentives are paid and the project is completed.

Does my project qualify?

  • New construction or addition (classified as Part 3)
  • Project is required to follow the Manitoba Energy Code for Buildings
  • Must apply before tender date and before construction permit issued