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City of Detroit - SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan

Local Government
Multi-Family Residential
State Government
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Solar Water Heat
Maximum Rebate 

40% of eligible costs, up to $100,000

Program Info
Funding Source 

The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009; State Energy Program

Program Type 
Local Loan Program
City of Detroit

'''''Note: This program is no longer accepting applications. Check the program web site for information regarding future solicitations.'''''
The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of the City of Detroit is offering financial assistance to commercial, institutional, and public buildings in Detroit that install energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Loans are available for up to 40% of the cost of eligible improvements, up to $100,000. Eligible technologies include building insulation, glazing treatments, windows, doors, weatherstripping, insulated roofs, solar panels, geothermal installations, wind, hydroelectric, thermal load reduction, HVAC, interior and exterior lighting, humidification, and low flow water/plumbing projects. Other technologies may also be eligible for funding. In order to apply for financial assistance, contact the Program Manager listed below.

Applicants may use funding from this grant program in combination with the [ SmartBuildings Detroit Grant Program].

This program is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) [ BetterBuildings Program]. The DOE has awarded over $500 million in federal funds to more than 40 states, local governments, and organizations to administer local programs targeting a variety of building types. Combined, these local programs are expected to improve the efficiency of more than 170,000 buildings through 2013 and save up to $65 million in energy costs annually.