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Vermont

Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Rebate
Rebates are available for commercial refrigeration equipment.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Compressed Air System Rebate
Rebates are available for compressed air equipment.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Energy Audit
Burlington Electric Department offers its business customers a free energy audit by energy efficiency specialists. The audit will determine which energy efficiency programs will work best for the customer.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Rebates
Burlington Electric Department offers rebates to business customers that purchase and install energy-efficient HVAC-systems.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Leased Business Spaces Program
This service provides BED's commercial customers that are leasing space with technical assistance, rebates, lower energy bills, and in many cases, a more comfortable workplace.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Lighting and LED Lighting Rebates
Customers looking to install or upgrade lighting systems are eligible for rebates through this program.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

New Construction, Addition, and Renovation Projects
Burlington Electric Department's energy efficiency services help architects; engineers; developers; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (commonly known as HVAC) and electric contractors; and building contractors incorporate the most energy-efficient products and systems possible when building or renovating with the goal of exceeding the City of Burlington's required Guidelines for Energy Efficient Construction. Incentives include technical assistance, design team funding, third-party commissioning funding, and cash incentives for energy-efficient equipment or systems.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Owner Occupied Business Program
This service provides BED's commercial customers with technical assistance, rebates, lower energy bills, and, in many cases, a more comfortable workplace.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

SMARTLIGHT Discounted Replacement Lamp Program
Efficiency Vermont and Burlington Electric Department have partnered with Vermont electrical distributors to offer contractors and commercial lighting customers the most efficient replacement lamps on the market at a comparable cost to conventional products.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Vermont Business Energy Conservation Loan Program
The Vermont Economic Development Authority, in cooperation with Efficiency Vermont and the Burlington Electric Department, has available a $1 million low-interest loan fund for Vermont business projects that improve energy efficiency and conserve energy.
Program Sponsor: Burlington Electric Department

Commercial and Industrial Customers Programs
Central Vermont Public Service senior energy consultants throughout Vermont bring a wealth of experience and education to serve large commercial and industrial customers. These consultants are in place to answer energy questions, utility questions, and load-control questions, as well as to provide billing explanations and guidance on electric-efficiency measures. The senior energy consultants will conduct site visits and make referrals to Efficiency Vermont.
Program Sponsor: Central Vermont Public Service

Solar Program
Constellation will construct, maintain and manage a solar power array installed at a business at no cost to the business. Constellation NewEnergy will ensure reduced energy costs for the facility owner and maintains ownership of the solar array system.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

VirtuWatt
VirtuWatt is an online program that makes it easy to monitor energy usage and schedule load curtailments for demand response programs.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Agricultural Lighting and Motor Controls
Efficiency Vermont provides financial incentives for purchasing and installing new energy-saving equipment in existing agricultural businesses in Vermont.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Building and Construction Incentives
The organization will perform a walkthrough of a facility and identify areas that could be more energy efficient. The auditor will make suggestions for improvement.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Commercial LED Lighting Equipment Rebate
Efficiency Vermont now supports the installation of energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting through financial rebates.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Commercial Lighting Incentives
Several incentives are available for the purchase and installation of energy efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Compressed Air System Rebates
Efficiency Vermont offers commercial and industrial customers rebates for a variety of compressed air products and systems.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Design Incentives
Incentives are available for the purchase and installation of energy-efficient equipment in a new construction project. Efficiency Vermont will also work with a developer to help design a more energy-efficient building.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Energy Efficient Transformer Program
The organization is offering several financial incentives for the purchase of an energy-efficient transformer. Incentives range from $250 to $1,200, depending on the size of the transformer.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Financing Solutions
Efficiency Vermont works in cooperation with many banks, leasing companies, and other institutions to develop customized financing solutions for Vermont businesses.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Heating and Cooling Equipment Rebate Program
Efficiency Vermont is offering incentives to nonresidential customers that install energy-efficient HVAC equipment. Rebates range from $50 to $250 per unit. Rebates more than $2,500 require preauthorization from Efficiency Vermont.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Motor Rebates
The organization is offering several financial incentives for the purchase and installation of energy efficient motors.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Resource Library
Efficiency Vermont's Resource Library provides useful information and links designed to assist customers through a new construction process, rehab project, or equipment replacement process.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Small Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Rebate
Efficiency Vermont provides rebates as an incentive for Vermont businesses to install energy-efficient equipment.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Vending Machine Controller Incentive
Efficiency Vermont will pay a vending machine owner $45 for the installation of a vending machine controller that powers down the machine when it is not in use.
Program Sponsor: Efficiency Vermont

Electric Water Heater Rental
For customers that would prefer to lease rather than purchase, GMPC offers energy-efficient water heaters for rent for as low as $10.50 per month.
Program Sponsor: Green Mountain Power Corporation

Greener GMP
Through this program, customers can choose to use certified renewable resources for all or a portion of their power. Commercial and industrial customers may designate any multiple of 10% of their monthly usage.
Program Sponsor: Green Mountain Power Corporation

SolarGMP
Financial incentives are available to commercial and residential customers to install solar panels.
Program Sponsor: Green Mountain Power Corporation

Demand Response
Hess Demand Response offers customers an opportunity to generate recurring revenue. Customers earn money by committing to reduce electricity usage the few times a year when their local power grid is at its peak, or when there is a significant spike in energy prices. For this commitment to reduce usage, Hess will pay customers every month. When they fulfill their commitment during a demand response event, Hess will pay them even more.
Program Sponsor: Hess Energy

Hess C-Neutral
This program helps businesses become leaders in environmental stewardship and consumer advocates. Businesses have the option to bundle natural gas, electricity, and/or fuel oil with carbon offset credits, making their total energy purchase 100% carbon neutral.
Program Sponsor: Hess Energy

Renewable Energy Certificates
An organization can play an important role in supporting renewable energy by purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates from Hess. An organization's green power purchase can range from 1% to 100% of its electricity usage.
Program Sponsor: Hess Energy

Demand Response
Demand Response programs compensate large electricity users for reducing consumption when market prices are high or demand is high and system reliability is at risk. Users may choose from among different options designed to fit their needs.
Program Sponsor: ISO New England Inc.

Community Solar Lending Program
The Community Lending Program (CLP) was created in May 2009 by New Generation Energy to strengthen low- and middle- income communities through green energy projects that have a high level of environmental, economic, health, and neighborhood-enhancement benefits. All enterprises, nonprofit and for-profit, may apply for a Solar Loan from NGE's Community Lending Program.
Program Sponsor: New Generation Energy

Food Service Energy Efficiency Loan Program
Loans are provided for cooking and refrigeration equipment that is rated and approved by ENERGY STAR®, an international standard for energy efficient products. Loans of up to $10,000 to $15,000 are offered at 5% interest for terms of 1 to 5 years.
Program Sponsor: New Generation Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Massachusetts
The University of Massachusetts IAC operates within the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Assessments are offered to small- and medium-sized manufacturing plants (Standard Industrial Codes 20-39) in the New England area with gross annual sales of less than $100 million, not more than 500 employees, no in-house energy expert, and energy costs totaling $100,000 to $2.5 million per year.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) Loan Program
The CEDF Loan Program provides funding between $50,000 and $250,000 for the development of clean electric-energy technologies by providing funding for purchasing land and buildings (when specific to qualifying projects), for purchasing and installing machinery and equipment, and for working capital. Low-interest loans with a fixed rate of 4% are available to individuals, companies, nonprofits, and municipalities. Eligible clean electric-energy technologies generally include solar, wind, biomass, fuel cells, and combined heat and power (CHP).
Program Sponsor: Vermont Department of Public Service

Solar and Small Wind Incentive Program
Vermont's Solar and Small Wind Incentive Program provides funding for new solar water heating, solar electric (photovoltaic), and wind energy system installations. The program is available to single- and multi-family residences, businesses, farms, schools, and local and state governments.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Department of Public Service

Corporate Tax Credit for Solar
Vermont offers a corporate income tax credit in an amount equal to 100% of the 'Vermont-property portion' of the federal business energy tax credit for solar.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Department of Taxes

Direct Loan Program
The direct loan program assists borrowers in financing fixed assets. It is utilized in cooperation with commercial banks. VEDA may either make its own direct loan or may purchase a portion of a bank loan.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Economic Development Authority

Vermont Business Energy Conservation Loan Program
This program is available to assist Vermont companies that wish to undertake projects that will improve their energy efficiency and allow them to conserve energy. The program may make loans ranging from $5,000 up to a maximum of $150,000.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Economic Development Authority

Cogeneration Program
VEC provides help with feasibility, financing, sourcing, and long-term planning for cogeneration projects. VEC can help customers locate potential funding sources, such as equipment manufacturers, leasing companies, or financial institutions, as well as provide long-term contracts for excess electricity generated.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Electric Cooperative

Efficiency Vermont for My Business Program
A variety of programs are available for residential, business, and industrial customers, including equipment rebates.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Electric Cooperative

Load Reduction Program
Vermont Electric Cooperative will work with larger customers to identify the pieces of equipment that use the most energy. After identifying those items, the customer can then choose to use those pieces of equipment at times other than peak load periods.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Electric Cooperative

Net Metering
The Vermont Electric Cooperative provides net metering for small, grid-connected energy systems, such as wind, solar, or hydroelectric systems.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Electric Cooperative

Commercial Equipment Loan Application
Low and zero interest loans are available to business customers to finance energy efficiency improvements. Loans are subject to credit approval and a maximum value of $15,000.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Gas

Free Energy Audit
Free walk-through energy audits available for new and existing residential and business customers.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Gas

WorkPlace Equipment Replacement and Retrofit Program
This program is available to commercial and industrial customers. Vermont Gas will offer design assistance and a preconstruction overview of available incentives for the installation of certain equipment. Vermont Gas will also fund a feasibility study to determine the applicability of certain renewable sources.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Gas

WorkPlace New Construction Program
Vermont Gas offers rebates to non-residential customers that install energy-efficient unit heaters, hot water boilers, kitchen exhaust hoods, pool heaters, steam boilers, hot water heaters, waste heat recovery equipment, Venturi steam traps, furnaces, modulating burners, air-to-air heat recovery equipment, and heat exchangers.
Program Sponsor: Vermont Gas

Nationwide Programs

Energy Information
The organization provides fact sheets on energy and environmental responsibility to its members.
Program Sponsor: Aluminum Association

Energy Efficiency Resource Central
American Public Power Association offers technical assistance for its member utilities to help their key industrial customers improve their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: American Public Power Association

Industrial Energy Efficiency Training
This company provides a wide variety of industrial training opportunities throughout the country. All programs are linked to certain industrial systems/practices and have an energy efficiency component.
Program Sponsor: American Trainco

Energy Training Program
This organization offers seminars and online training sessions for engineers. Trainings cover a wide variety of energy-related topics, including energy efficiency and renewable energy generation.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Engineers

Brown Bag Energy Seminars
These 90-minute online Webinars cover a variety of energy topics including energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Services Professionals

Commercial Energy Advisor
This online tool will help commercial customers learn how to become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Efficiency & Demand-Response Programs Service
This online tool helps companies improve their demand response and energy efficiency programs.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Industry Initiatives
Edison Electric Institute works with its member utilities to improve the energy efficiency of their industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute

Customized Business Energy Analysis
This online tool helps non-residential customers analyze their energy use.
Program Sponsor: Energy Guide

Energy Consultants
Energy Sciences specializes in demand side energy services for the municipal, commercial and industrial, sectors. We enable our clients to practice energy conservation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while optimizing operating costs. Our core services include: development and implementation of comprehensive energy management programs, energy audits, energy efficient lighting solutions, staffing, and outreach/training programs. We believe that energy efficiency is an integral part of the energy solution needed for the future.
Program Sponsor: Energy Sciences

Industrial Consortia
Energy Solutions Center convenes various industrial consortia of equipment manufacturers to address how they can improve their equipment to better meet the needs and energy efficiency objectives of industrial manufacturers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Solutions Center

ENERGY STAR® Training
ENERGY STAR® offers free online training to help you improve the energy performance of your organization. No travel, no lost time out of the office, and no cost — EPA makes it easy to get the information you need today. Join your colleagues to better understand how EPA can help you lower operating costs, improve your energy management program, and expand your professional development.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. These tax deductions are available for systems placed in service from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Project Finance Services
Hannon Armstrong offers loans to public-and-private sector businesses interested in making their buildings more energy efficient. The loan will cover up to 100% of total project costs.
Program Sponsor: Hannon Armstrong

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or use biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit of $1 per gallon.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or uses biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Builders & Manufacturers Incentives
Credits are available to manufacturers of high-efficiency refrigerators, clothes washers and dishwashers. Due to these manufacturer incentives, special consumer promotions may be available for qualifying products.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Business Tax Incentive
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or tenants (or designers, in the case of government-owned buildings) of new or existing commercial buildings that are constructed or reconstructed to save at least 50% of the heating, cooling, ventilation, water heating, and interior lighting energy cost of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
A 10% investment tax credit for CHP property, applicable to only the first 15MW of CHP property.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Commercial Solar Tax Credit
The Commercial Solar Tax Credit covers 30% of the cost of the system. The tax credit expires December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Corporate Tax Credit
In addition to receiving a tax credit for solar photovoltaic generation, a non-residential manager can receive a tax credit of 30 percent for geothermal energy, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Fuel Cells and Microturbines Tax Incentive
Tax credits of up to $3,000 per kWh are available for the purchase of fuel cells, while tax credits of up to $200 per kWh are available for microturbines.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

On-Site Renewable Tax Incentive
Businesses are eligible for tax credits for qualified solar water heating and photovoltaic systems, and for certain solar lighting systems. Qualifying equipment will either use solar energy to generate electricity, to heat/cool or provide hot water to a structure, or will use solar energy to illuminate the inside of a building by means of fiber-optic distributed sunlight (tube systems and passive solar are not eligible). The credits are available for systems placed in service between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Renewable Energy Generation Tax Credit
Non-residential managers can receive a 10-year tax credit if they help create renewable energy from one of the following sources: wind, closed loop biomass, open loop biomass, geothermal, solar, small irrigation power, municipal solid waste, and refined coal.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Small Ethanol Producer Tax Credit
A small ethanol producer that is registered with the Internal Revenue Service may be eligible for a tax incentive in the amount of $0.10 per gallon of ethanol that is: sold and used by the purchaser in the purchaser's trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; sold and used by the purchaser as a fuel in a trade or business; sold at retail for use as a motor vehicle fuel; used by the producer in a trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; or used by the producer as a fuel in a trade or business. A small producer is one that has, at all times during the tax year, not more than 60 million gallons of productive capacity of any type of alcohol. The incentive applies only to the first 15 million gallons of ethanol produced in a tax year and is allowed as a credit against the producer's income tax liability. Under current law, this incentive expires December 31, 2010.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Education and Outreach
The EERC conducts energy and environmental conferences, short courses, workshops, academic programs, and field experiences.
Program Sponsor: National Center for Hydrogen Technology, University of North Dakota

Energy Information
NFDS offers training, technical resources, and technical assistance to its members.
Program Sponsor: Non-Ferrous Founders' Society

Energy Information
NADCA members can access the organization's energy audits, training, technical assistance and resources, and cost shared-R&D.
Program Sponsor: North American Die Casting Association

3E Plus Insulation Thickness Computer Program
The 3E Insulation Thickness Computer Program is an industrial energy management tool developed to simplify the task of determining how much insulation is necessary to use less energy, reduce plant emissions and improve system process efficiency.
Program Sponsor: North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

Energy Information
OESA offers its members energy efficiency publications, trainings, and events.
Program Sponsor: Original Equipment Suppliers Association

Pumping System Optimization and Energy-Efficiency Education & Training
Vendor neutral market awareness, education, training, products, services and tools that focus on energy savings opportunities with pumping systems
Program Sponsor: Pump Systems Matter

Energy Information
The organization offers technical assistance, resources, and cost shared-R&D to its members.
Program Sponsor: Steel Founders' Society of America

Environmental Project Financing
The StePP Foundation matches organizations with environmental improvement projects (include renewable energy and energy efficiency) with companies that have financing to implement those projects.
Program Sponsor: StEPP Foundation

Biobased Products and Bioenergy Program
Loans are available to help rural industry generate electricity from biobased sources.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels
This program was created to ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels by providing payments to eligible advanced biofuel producers in rural areas. Payments will be made to eligible advanced biofuel producers for the production of fuel derived from renewable biomass, other than corn kernel starch.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Biorefinery Assistance Loan Guarantee
Loans are available to help biorefineries conserve and use energy more effectively. Loan guarantees are available up to $250 million.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans
Loans of up to $10 million are available to rural industrial manufacturers to improve the economic and environmental climate in their communities.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Energy Efficiency Improvements Loan
Loans are available for the purchase of renewable energy generating systems by small rural businesses or agricultural producers.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Repowering Assistance Program
This program offers incentives for biorefineries to switch to renewable biomass energy production.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP LOAN)
The REAP Guaranteed Loan Program encourages the commercial financing of renewable energy (bioenergy, geothermal, hydrogen, solar, wind and hydro power) and energy efficiency projects. Under the program, project developers will work with local lenders, who in turn can apply to USDA Rural Development for a loan guarantee up to 85% of the loan amount.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program
This program provides grants and loans to small businesses in rural communities that are interested in making their buildings more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Boise State University Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)
The Boise State University IAC provides energy conservation and cost reduction assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within about 150 miles of its campus, and educates energy managers on energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Loan Guarantee Program
DOE offers loans to projects that “avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants or anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases.” Loans are available for biomass, hydrogen, wind, solar, hydropower, advanced fossil energy coal, carbon, electricity delivery and reliability, alternative fuel vehicles, pollution control equipment, and industrial energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Oklahoma Green Grant
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Oklahoma a $6 million green-job grant to train workers in emerging industries such as energy efficiency and renewable energy. The goal is to train 4,700 workers in two years for jobs that pay above the state's per capita income.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI)
REPI provides financial incentives of $0.015/kWh of electricity generated from renewable sources. This incentive is issued for the first decade of operation.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky IAC's primary purpose is to help serve the energy, waste, and productivity needs of small- and medium-sized manufacturing facilities within a geographic radius of approximately 150 miles of the University of Kentucky.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program
The State Energy Program (SEP) provides grants to states and directs funding to state energy offices from technology programs in DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. States use grants to address their energy priorities and program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

UnSolicited EERE Proposals
Unsolicited proposals may be selected if they are novel and do not reflect a current solicitation or existing work.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act Tax Credits and Grants
Tax credits and grants are available from select state energy offices to help promote renewable energy generation and/or energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Payments for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits
ARRA authorizes the Department of the Treasury to make payments to eligible persons that either place in service particular types of energy property in 2009 or 2010, or, under certain circumstances, begin construction on such property in 2009 or 2010. These payments are generally equal to 10 or 30 percent of the eligible cost basis of the property, depending on the type of property. Those that apply for these payments must forego tax credits that they could otherwise receive under sections 45 and 48 of the Internal Revenue Code. The types of energy property that are eligible for these payments include, among others, various renewable energy generation facilities, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Production Tax Credit (PTC)
Through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Congress acted to provide a three-year extension of the PTC through December 31, 2012. Additionally, wind project developers can choose to receive a 30% investment tax credit (ITC) in place of the PTC for facilities placed in service in 2009 and 2010, and also for facilities placed in service before 2013 if construction begins before the end of 2010. The ITC then qualifies to be converted to a grant from the Department of Treasury. The Treasury Department must pay the grant within 60 days of an application being submitted.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Clean Construction USA Loans
EPA offers loans to companies to help finance projects that reduce diesel emissions from construction equipment and vehicles.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnerships
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems are an efficient, clean and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single fuel source. Incentives on CHP systems are available through the EPA.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ENERGY STAR® for Industry
The ENERGY STAR® program is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency which seeks to increase implementation of energy efficient equipment and techniques.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. Available for systems “placed in service” from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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