Business Energy Retrofit

 

 The BER FY17 Program is available in all of Lake and Cook Counties, most of St. Louis County and Itasca County and portions of Koochiching, Aitkin and Crow Wing Counties. Please see service area map attachment or visti the IRRB detailed website map link: http://mn.gov/irrrb/about-us/who-we-serve/

The Advanced Business Energy Retrofit Program (BER) is designed to educate and help assist businesses with energy efficient decisions and aid in financing the energy retrofit project. The BER Program will support and provide the business up to $20,000 in eligible retrofit expenses or 1/3 of the total project up to $60,000. The advanced program includes complete over sight of the entire retrofit project, providing a proposal form based on recommendations, payback analysis, estimated payback calculations and working directly with the contractors and applicants. A $500.00 application fee plus $900 coordination fee and/or $900 audit/payback analysis fee will be required and collected at the initial inspection to participate in the advanced program. These fees will then be processed at the time of project closing.

**Advanced FY17 BER Program Description PDF Attachment**

The Standard Business Energy Retrofit Program (BER) is designed to aid in financing the energy retrofit project. The BER Program will support and provide the business up to $20,000 in eligible retrofit expenses or 1/3 of the total project up to $60,000. Applicants are required to obtain bids from local contractors and submit with application. Prevailing wage applies. A $500.00 application fee will be required and collected at the initial inspection to participate in this program. The application fee will then be processed at the time of project closing.

**Standard FY17 BER Program Description PDF Attachment**

 "NEW FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2017"

 

Application Scoring - application scoring will be held the last 2 weeks of August. Applications will be scored based on project location and previous participation in the BER program. After the application scoring period, applications will be handeled on a first come, first serve basis. Please have prevailing wage compliant bids for eligible energy upgrades available at the time of application submission.

**FY17 BER Program Service Area Map PDF Attachment**

 

**FY17 BER Application and Release PDF Attachment**

 

CONTACT:

 

Vincent Meyer

Housing & Energy Conservation Inspector / Weatherization Production Lead
Business Energy Retrofit Program 

218-735-6828 

vincent.meyer@aeoa.org

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