Thursday, September 15, 2011

Knoxville's Green Building Incentive

The City of Knoxville's Green Building Incentive is close to being released. This program has been in development for quite awhile and we are excited to see it launch. The program has passed City Council and will be administered by Knox CAC. We are busy finalizing the details, but the plan is to begin accepting applications next Wednesday, September 21st.

Draft documents are available here.

Currently proposed rebates include:

Energy Assessment Incentive - $150.00 Rebate

Energy Efficient Appliance Incentive - Up to $1,650 Rebate
(Purchase of 2 or more required)
-Refrigerator - $500
-Water Heater - $750
-Toilet (up to 2) - $200

Solar Photovoltaic Incentive
-Commercial - $1,000 per kW installed capacity up to 5kW
-Residential - $2,000 per kW installed capacity up to 5kW
-Non-profit - $3,000 per kW installed capacity up to 5kW

Solar Water Heating
1-3 Collector Panel System - $1,000
4-5 Collector Panel System - $2,000
6+ Collector Panel System - $3,000

Look for the final program guidelines, documents, and press release in the coming days. Please e-mail Sustainability@cityofknoxville.org with any questions.

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