The Oklahoma Department of Commerce has established a loan/lease fund for public and non-profit K-12 schools to improve energy efficiency. Two categories of funding are available for schools to reduce energy consumption: Category One funding will pay for technical and energy audits, the development of Energy Management Plans, and any professional services that contribute to the planning and design of energy reduction systems and measures. Category II funding covers the actual acquisition and installation of energy conservation measures.
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce offers a revolving loan fund for local governments to make energy efficient improvements to government buildings. All eligible projects should increase energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption, project a positive return on investment and be paid back within six years of the loan award. Funds from this program can be used to pay for a technical assistance report/audit, energy conservation measures and operation and maintenance procedures that would contribute to overall reduced energy consumption.
''Much of the information presented in this summary is drawn from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program and the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). For more detailed information about building energy codes, visit the [http://www.energycodes.gov/states/ DOE] and [http://bcap-ocean.org/ BCAP] websites.''
To encourage customers to install high-efficiency natural gas equipment in their homes and businesses, CenterPoint Energy offers new construction and retrofit residential and commercial customers rebates on furnaces, water heating, or space heating systems. Commercial customers can also receive incentives up to $1,000 for efficient food service equipment and significant rebates for boilers and boiler components. Contact CenterPoint Energy or visit the program web site listed above for more information on this program.
To encourage customers to install high-efficiency natural gas equipment in eligible homes and businesses, CenterPoint Energy offers new construction and retrofit residential and commercial customers rebates on furnace, water heating, or space heating systems. All purchased equipment must meet program requirements for energy efficiency. Commercial customers can also receive incentives up to $1,000 for efficient food service equipment and significant rebates for boilers and boiler components. Contact CenterPoint Energy for additional information on this program.
AEP's Public Service Company Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program pays incentives to customers who install energy efficiency measures in commercial or industrial facilities that are located within AEP's Oklahoma service territory. These facilities must have a maximum demand of more than 100 kW and must receive their electricity from Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO). Incentives are paid out for both energy and demand savings. Commercial, industrial, and small business customers are eligible for this incentive offering.
The Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), an electric utility, encourages residential energy efficiency under a variety of incentive programs. General rebates for HVAC equipment, appliances and building envelope measures are available to all residential PSO customers. Customers must first schedule and execute an energy audit of the home. Upon reviewing recommended upgrades, homeowners may select a contractor who will complete the agreed upon measures. All equipment efficiency, purchase and installation requirements must be met in order to qualify for rebates.