If you’re considering implementing an energy efficiency project, check for rebates and incentives first that might improve the business case. You might even be able to add other measures, depending on what your local utility or state agency offers.
Check the resources below before beginning your improvement project.
Find local, state, and federal incentives and rebates
- The Directory of Energy Efficiency Programs Leveraging ENERGY STAR provides a quick way to find out which programs sponsors are offering services that will help you improve the energy performance of your commercial buildings using ENERGY STAR
- The Department of Energy’s Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is the largest and most up-to-date listing of state, federal, local, and utility incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
- Make sure to contact your utility and ask if they offer free or inexpensive energy audits or rebates for energy efficiency upgrades.
Locate special offers and rebates for ENERGY STAR certified products
Search for special offers and rebates from ENERGY STAR partners, such as rebates or sales tax exemptions or credits for ENERGY STAR certified projects or recycling incentives for old products.
Companies offering financing for energy efficiency projects
Whether it’s through energy performance contracting, loans, commercial leases, or other avenues, find financial resources for energy efficiency projects from companies who offer financing services.