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Longmont Power & Communications - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/26/2012
Program Overview:
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Compressed air, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Custom/Others pending approval, Vending Machine Controls, Economizers
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Institutional
Amount:Cooling Efficiency
Room AC: $50 - $110/ton, plus $3.50 - $5.00 for each 0.1 above minimum SEER, IEER or EER
Economizer: $250
Motion Sensor Controls: $75

Building Envelope
Window Replacement: $1.50/sq. ft.
Window Film: $0.73 - $1.00/sq. ft.
Roof Insulation: $0.16/sq. ft.
Wall Insulation: $0.03/sq. ft.
Air Sealing: $ 0.03
Cool Roof: $0.09/sq. ft.

Food Service Equipment
Ice Machines: $200 - $300
Insulated Hot Food Holding Cabinets: $300
Reach-in Refrigerators/Freezers: $50 - $125
Steamers: $250
Fryers: $75
Griddles: $150
Ovens: $225 - $1,000
Vent Hood Controls: $200

Grocery Measures: Varies by type (see program web site)

IT & Office
Energy Star Desktop: $5/unit
Server Virtualization: $250
Office Lighting: $5 - $20
Sensors/Controls: $7 - $90

Maximum Incentive:$50,000 per year
Web Site: http://prpa.org/energy/business/index.htm
Summary:

Longmont Power & Communications, in conjunction with the Platte River Power Authority provides businesses incentives for new construction projects and existing building retrofits. The Electric Efficiency Program encourages companies to retrofit eligible facilities with new energy efficient equipment. Eligible facilities may receive incentives for purchasing efficient light fixtures and controls, food service equipment, mechanical systems, and building envelope improvements. Most rebates for equipment and efficiency measures are offered on a prescriptive basis. However, custom incentives are the greater of $500 per kilowatt (kW) of summer peak demand reduction or $0.10 per annual kilowatt-hour (kWh) saved. Air conditioner and heat pump models not included under prescriptive measures may still be eligible for custom rebates if the equipment efficiency is demonstrated to be exceptional.  Contact Platte River Power Authority for more information.

Longmont Power & Communications also offers the Building Tune Up Program, which provides up to $50,000 to help commercial and industrial customers identify significant energy saving opportunities in existing facilities and system operations. Participants must be committed to spending $4,000 towards efficiency improvements if a facility is under 50,000 ft2, $4,000 + $0.04/ft2 for facilities between 50,000 and 200,000 ft2, or $12,000 for facilities larger than 200,000 ft2.  Facility conditions such as energy costs, building size, and building age will also affect the viability of project proposals.

Contact Longmont Power & Communications or visit the Platte River Power Authority website for more information on these incentive programs.


 
Contact:
  Longmont Power & Communications
Customer Service
1100 South Sherman Street
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: (303) 651-8386
Phone 2: (303) 651-8376
E-Mail: CoolingRebate@prpa.org
Web Site: http://ci.longmont.co.us/lpc
 
  Platte River Power Authority
Rebate Program Administrator
2000 East Horsetooth Road
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970) 226-4000
Fax: (970) 229-5244
E-Mail: electricefficiency@prpa.org
Web Site: http://www.prpa.org/default.htm
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