Check out the resources below to help your businesses become greener!
Lighting can be up to 60% of a business' electricity bill, making it usually the first sustainability and money-saving step. Funding and financing options are available for businesses to allow for investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. PA even has grants available for vehicle electrification!
Free on-site assessment of your business, with a custom report detailing the estimated energy savings of potential upgrades.
Typically this audit has focused on lighting.
PECO can provide customized energy reports for your business with recommendations on how to improve energy efficiency.
Assessments can take a 360-degree view of how your business is using energy—demonstrating the effectiveness of your heating and cooling equipment, quantifying your lighting portfolio, and more.
"The first step to saving energy at your building is to benchmark — that is, to measure and compare your building’s energy to similar buildings, past consumption, or a reference performance level.
Benchmarking turns the information on your utility bill into knowledge you can act on."
Rain Gardens reduce flooding and storm water pollution, improving water quality in our streams and rivers for aquatic life and recreational users.
"Lighting accounts for up to 60% of annual electricity costs for many businesses. Today’s advanced lighting technologies, sensors and controls offer a significant opportunity for energy and cost savings." - PECO
PECO offers rebates on the installation of certain energy efficiency measures such as lighting upgrades to LED, certain heating & cooling systems, and appliances
The Sustainable Energy Fund is a nonprofit that helps businesses and nonprofits get energy efficiency and renewable energy projects done without breaking the bank. Check out their programs including a 1% renewable energy loan.
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) is an innovative financial tool for property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation projects. C-PACE can provide up to 100% funding of total project costs by placing a special voluntary assessment on the property that repays the costs of the upgrades.More info below Montgomergy County info
The Clean Energy Co-op helps community businesses and nonprofits go solar with $0 down local financing through our Co-op members. Contact us if your community business or nonprofit would like to see if you solar is right for you.