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City of Multifamily Toilet Rebate Program Overview

The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management extends its high-efficiency toilet rebate to multifamily customers. Apartment and condominium communities that are City of Atlanta water customers may qualify. Download

City of Atlanta Multifamily Toilet Rebate Recycling Guidelines

Multifamily toilet rebate program participants are required to recycle toilets that are being replaced and to show proof of recycling in the form of a “load ticket” from one of three porcelain recyclers in the Atlanta area. Download

Focus on Energy Multifamily Energy Savings Program (Wisconsin)

Focus on Energy is the Wisconsin utilities’ statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy. It is a partnership of all Wisconsin investor owned utilities plus many municipal and cooperative utilities. It assists Wisconsin residents and businesses in implementing energy saving projects by: Offering unbiased information and technical assistance to participating utilities’ electric and/or natural […]

Alliant Energy 2014 Multifamily Programs (Iowa)

Types of benefits for owners include: Existing total property energy assessment Rebates Download

CenterPoint Energy Efficiency Incentives for the Multifamily Sector in Minnesota

Types of benefits for owners include: Prescriptive rebates for boilers, tune-ups, water heaters, steam traps Custom rebates for low-flow, windows, building envelope Audits, Energy Design Assitance and Others Bonus rebates are available for Affordable Housing Download

Xcel Energy Multi-Family Building Minnesota Conservation Programs

Types of Programs include: Prescriptive / Fixed Rebates (Commonly used Equipment) Custom Holistic Programs Studies Rate Savings Download

Minnesota Energy Resources Multifamily Energy Savings Program

Minnesota Energy Resource launched new sector specific Multifamily Program in August 2013, implemented by CEE. It is a comprehensive program addressing energy and water savings opportunities and is free to qualifying building owners. Download

Green Tax Incentive Compendium: Federal and State Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (July 2014)

This volume presents certain federal and state tax incentives promoting the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. Each section outlines the basic features and regulatory requirements for a tax program which provides financial incentives for clean technology development through renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. A “Western U.S.” version is also available. Contact Jerome Garciano […]

Retrofit Case Study: Loft 27, Lowell, Mass.

Boston-based WinnCompanies has cut its electric bill for common areas by 25% at Loft 27, a 173-unit apartment building, as the result of efficiency retrofit and solar projects completed in 2012. The apartment development was created from the adaptive re-use of an historic former mill. Download

Retrofit Case Study: R Street Apartments, Washington, D.C.

RStreet Apartments, a collection of 130 apartment units in five historic low-rise buildings, is an example of a situation where an initial green retrofit project doesn’t have to be the end-all and be-all. Rather, new upgrades a few years later can reap additional utility cost savings. Less than four years after a LIHTC renovation was […]


Energy Advocacy: Groups Seek to Expand Funding for Efficiency Improvements in Affordable Housing Properties

Retrofitting affordable multifamily rental housing properties to make them more energy efficient is critically important for building owners and managers. Energy consumption is the largest or second-largest category of operating expenses in these kinds of properties. However, investing in energy efficiency improvements requires capital, which can be difficult to secure in the current era of […]

Cutting Utility Costs: The Residences at Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The investment of a mere $1.25 million in energy and water retrofit improvements at a 91-year-old, 16-story mixed-use building in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. is already generating substantial savings from reduced utility costs, while providing more comfortable living conditions for the residents. Download

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