There are a number of rebates available for people building a new home in Connecticut these days. If you building in a natural gas area, then you should be thinking energy. Connecticut Light and Power has a very aggressive program that rewards for high performance, air sealing, and heat recovery ventilation. This program is separate from any Federal Tax Credits as well. Combine both programs and you’ll be able to build a much more efficient home for virtually no extra out of pocket money. The application and details are attached to the link.