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Energy Efficiency Grants and Getting the Coconut

December 16, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

By Josh Greenfield,
Energy Services Manager, Primera Engineers

Like the old energy adage goes “You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” the same goes for energy efficiency upgrades, “You can’t make a good portion of energy efficiency upgrades economically viable without grants.” Okay, maybe that’s not a widely used adage by anyone, but the statement holds a lot of truth. With the simple payback period and internal rate of return metrics on building owners’ minds in this tough economy, these values can be make-it or break-it when it comes to the decision of implementing various energy efficiency upgrades or not.
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ComEd Increases Financial Aid to High Performance Buildings

June 2, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Commonwealth Edison has announced that it will increase the maximum funding amount of financial incentives for new construction or major renovation projects in its service territory to $150,000—a $50,000 increase since the program’s inception in June of 2009.
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