Business Energy Retrofit

 BER

 

 The BER FY19 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 vistit the IRRRB detailed website map link: http://mn.gov/irrrb/about-us/who-we-serve/

Advanced Program

The Advanced Business Energy Retrofit Program (BER) is designed to educate and help assist businesses with energy efficient decisions, working directly with the contractors and aid in financing the energy retrofit project to include estimated payback calculations. 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. A $500.00 application fee plus $900.00 audit fee will be required to participate in this program and processed at the time of a project closing.

**Advanced FY19 BER Program Description**

Standard Program

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. A $500.00 application fee will be required to participate in this program at the initial inspection and processed at the time of project closing. 

**Standard FY19 BER Program Description**

**FY19 BER PROGRAM FUNDING HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE IRRR! FY19 BER APPLICATION & RELEASE FORMS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN JULY 13TH, 2018 AND WILL BE REVIEWED JULY 16TH, 2018

 

. APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THEIR APPLICATION STATUS DURING THE THIRD WEEK OF JULY**

 

                                                                             NEW FOR FY19 BER PROGRAM
    - ACCEPTED BIDS ARE DUE WITH APPLICATION SUBMISSION IF THE BUSINESS IS READY TO START AND PROJECTS MUST BE STARTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APPLICATION APPROVAL -
    - BIDS MUST BE 60 DAYS OR LESS IN AGE WHEN SUBMITTED WITH FY19 BER APPLICATION & RELEASE -

**FY19 BER Service Area Map**

**FY19 BER Application & Release**

 **FFY19 BER How It Works**

Contact:

 

Vincent Meyer

Commercial & Multi-Family Production Lead
Business Energy Retrofit Coordinator

Office# 218-735-6828 Cell# 218-780-8061

Fax# 218-748-7333

 

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency

2900 E. Beltline Suite 9 

Hibbing, MN 55746

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