SomerCor 504 Inc. administers the Small Business Improvement Fund for the City of Chicago. The fund utilizes revenue from Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and supports commercial and industrial properties, as well as tenants, within specific TIF districts to upgrade their facilities. Certain energy efficient upgrades, such as energy efficient windows, HVAC systems, and roofs may qualify for funding under this program and are encouraged.
The grants can cover up to 75% of the costs of the upgrades and are paid after the work is completed and expenses paid-up.
City Water Light and Power (CWLP) offers rebates to help commercial customers increase the energy efficiency of participating facilities. Energy efficient air-to-air, geothermal and water-loop-system heat pumps are eligible for rebates which vary according to the technology type, cooling capacity, cooling efficiency, and category. The size of the rebate is based on British Thermal Units per Hour (Btu/h) cooling capacity, cooling efficiency and category, as defined by the program rules.
City Water Light and Power (CWLP) offers rebates to Springfield residential customers for increasing the energy efficiency of participating homes. Rebates are available for geothermal heat pumps, air source heat pumps, central air conditioners, refrigerator recycling, insulation and clothes washers. CWLP requires a post installation inspection before awarding rebates for equipment. Visit the web site for more details and application forms. Rebates are available only to CWLP electric customers.
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