Though every business and project is unique, businesses of all sectors and sizes can benefit from energy-efficient upgrades. That is why we offer incentives for projects that vary in size and business type. From major heating or cooling upgrades to small lighting projects, we have solutions that help you save energy and money.
Incentives that provide cash payments to help customers upgrade specific equipment with established energy savings. The total incentive is based on the amount of energy saved, which can be calculated in our online application tool. Also known as deemed incentives.
Incentives for custom projects and energy-efficient installations of equipment not included in the Fast-Track list. The CEMS program must pre-approve projects before the purchase or installation of products or equipment.
CEMS energy advisors are ready to help you take on custom energy efficiency projects. Get us involved early to maximize your incentives. Projects will be subject to an engineering review to ensure measures satisfy program requirements. Engineering assistance is available to all customers and Trade Professionals upon request.
Here are just some examples of custom energy-saving opportunities.
Commonly known as Normalized Metered Energy Consumption (NMEC), the team uses data anlysis and energy measurement and automation strategies to provide a more accurate way to measure how much energy efficiency you can get out of a building retrofit project. NMEC normalizes all the variables that can affect the overall efficiency of a retrofit. Some of the variables that are taken into account from the existing building are:
CEMS offers multiple ways to finance your project so you can save and do more at your business or facility.
On-Bill Financing helps eligible customers pay for energy-efficiency retrofit projects with zero interest and zero penalty loans.
Administered by the State of California and supported by the state’s investor-owned utilities, the Small Business Financing (SBF) program offers financing with attractive terms for energy-efficiency improvements to businesses. SBF’s participating finance companies offer quick approval on leases, loans, and service agreements with monthly payments to meet your budget. Visit GoGreenFinancing.com to learn more.
This financing option provides off-balance sheet, turnkey efficiency upgrades that include materials, installation and maintenance with no upfront capital cost.
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