Starting in February, BPS will launch a limited-time rebate program to help small businesses make energy-efficiency improvements to their buildings. This rebate will cover up to 50 percent of the cost of eligible energy-efficiency improvements made to Portland buildings up to 50,000 square feet in total size. Non-profit organizations will be eligible for a rebate of up to 75 percent of project costs. Eligible improvements include insulation, heating and cooling equipment, lighting and controls, and food service equipment. A fund of $300,000 will be available for these rebates, which will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information call 503-823-3919 or visit: www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/bucks.
Not sure what upgrades your building might need, or what will be the most cost effective investment? We can help with that too. For a limited time BPS is also offering a free energy assessment to buildings 10,000 square feet and under. From this assessment you’ll receive a report that prioritizes energy upgrades, estimates savings and identifies relevant tax credits and financial incentives. For eligibility and enrollment information please visit http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/assess.