Energy Trust of Oregon offers financial incentives for net-zero buildings

The organization is offering technical assistance along with financial benefits.

March 12, 2015 |
Energy Trust of Oregon offers financial incentives for net-zero buildings

Net zero office building prototype. Rendering courtesy HOK via Wikimedia Commons

The Energy Trust of Oregon has begun offering tens of thousands of dollars in incentives for building owners and project teams in Oregon to re-imagine their design goals and strive for net zero.

The organization is offering technical assistance along with financial benefits, which include:

  • Up to $10,000 to offset the cost of a design charrette
  • Up to $50,000 for building energy studies
  • Up to $15,000 to assist in building to solar-ready standards
  • Installation incentives of $0.40 per kWh
  • Up to $40,000 toward the cost of energy metering
  • 50% of the cost of certification through the International Living Future Institute’s Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) Program.

More information is available at: http://energytrust.org/commercial/construction-renovation-improvements/p...

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