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City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Grant Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 06/11/2013
Program Overview:
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Local Grant Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Chillers , Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Steam-system upgrades, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Roofs, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Other Alternative Energy, Other Distributed Generation Technologies, Geothermal Direct-Use
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Local Government, State Government, Multi-Family Residential, Institutional
Maximum Incentive:25% of eligible costs
Funding Source:The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009; State Energy Program
Expiration Date:06/02/2013
Web Site: http://www.degc.org/businesses/smartbuildings-detroit
Summary:

Note: This program is no longer accepting applications. Check the program web site for information regarding future solicitations. 

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of the City of Detroit is offering financial assistance to commercial, institutional, and public buildings in Detroit that install energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Grants are available for up to 25% of the cost of eligible improvements. Eligible technologies include building insulation, glazing treatments, windows, doors, weatherstripping, insulated roofs, solar panels, geothermal installations, wind, hydroelectric, thermal load reduction, HVAC, interior and exterior lighting, humidification, and low flow water/plumbing projects. Other technologies may also be eligible for funding. Application materials are available on the program web site, and a separate application must be filled out for each property. All projects must be completed by June 2, 2013.

Applicants may use funding from this grant program in combination with the SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund.

This program is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Better Buildings Program. The DOE has awarded over $500 million in federal funds to more than 40 states, local governments, and organizations to administer local programs targeting a variety of building types. Combined, these local programs are expected to improve the efficiency of more than 170,000 buildings through 2013 and save up to $65 million in energy costs annually.
 


 
Contact:
  SmartBuildings Detroit
City of Detroit
Economic Development Corporation
500 Griswold
Suite 2200
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 963-2940
E-Mail: scottveldhuis@degc.org
Web Site: http://www.degc.org
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