DOE has drafted model ESPC language providing process descriptions, examples, and tables as well as the critical details that define the project, operations, and management.
Allows homeowners to take an income tax deduction (up to $1000, or $2000 for couples) of the cost of home energy audits and associated energy efficiency improvements.
Provides attractive, long-term financing to municipalities and quasi-public agencies to finance energy retrofits in public buildings that will result in electric and heating savings greater than 20%.
Reports that ESPCs commonly underestimate the amount of savings that actually accrues to site owners due to deep energy efficiency retrofits.
Leads the energy services industry in promoting, developing, and advocating for the central role of energy efficiency as part of a comprehensive national energy agenda.
Report on government efforts to undertake deep energy retrofits using energy services performance contracts with outside contractors. The report highlights eight case studies, projects totaling $238M investment across different levels of government.
The Hawaii Dept. of Transportation completed a $245M contract for deep energy efficiency retrofits, the largest single-state ESPC in the US, with Johnson Controls.
Evansville and Johnson Controls completed a contract for deep energy efficiency retrofits, valued at $39M initial investment, with a 20 year payback.