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WELCOME!. Sustainable Jersey Workshop COMMUNITY LEADERHIP ON ENERGY: HOW TO BE AN ENERGY HERO IN YOUR TOWN May 30, 2012 -- 1:00-3:30 p.m. OVERVIEW. We will be covering two new actions that are being introduced in the Sustainable Jersey certification program: Direct Install

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Welcome

WELCOME!

Sustainable Jersey Workshop

COMMUNITY LEADERHIP ON ENERGY:

HOW TO BE AN ENERGY HERO

IN YOUR TOWN

May 30, 2012 -- 1:00-3:30 p.m.


Welcome

OVERVIEW

  • We will be covering two new actions that are being introduced in the Sustainable Jersey certification program:

  • Direct Install

  • Home Performance with ENERGY STAR


Welcome

OVERVIEW (continued)

Today’s presentation will be split in half, with each program highlighted as follows:

An explanation of the program itself

Explanation of the new SJ action that highlights the program

Discussion of the successful implementation of the action among panelists involved with those efforts

Questions from the audience


Welcome

Direct Install

  • What is the Direct Install program?

  • Part of NJ Clean Energy Program

  • Targets existing small to mid-sized commercial & industrial facilities whose peak electric demand <150kW in any of the preceding 12 months

  • Covers lighting, refrigeration, HVAC, motors, natural gas, and variable frequency drives

  • Measures eligible for Direct Install are limited to specific equipment categories, types and capacities.


Welcome

Direct Install (continued)

  • What are the benefits of Direct Install?

  • Turnkey process

  • Minimal costs

  • Fast turnaround time

  • Ongoing savings


Welcome

Direct Install (continued)

What are the steps in the Direct Install process?

Contact the participating contractor in your area

Review results

Move forward

Arrange installation

Confirm installation

Complete transaction


Welcome

New SJ Action on Direct Install

Appoint an Energy Outreach Coordinator

Compile a list of local businesses to target

Identify local Direct Install contractor

Working with municipal officials & DI contractor, craft letter to local businesses

Energy outreach coordinator works with DI contractor to follow up with local businesses

Perform two additional outreach activities to the business community


Welcome

New SJ Action on Direct Install

Completing these requirements will get a community 10 points toward SJ certification.

An additional 10 points can be achieved if the community can demonstrate that they have achieved a predetermined increase in program completions

- this is based on the number of commercial businesses in a particular community


Welcome

Case Study on DI: Montclair

  • Our panelists will discuss the effort in Montclair

  • Gray Russell, Montclair Township

  • BiaggioCampisi, Lime Energy

  • FairlieFirari, TRC Energy Services


Welcome

Case Study on DI: Montclair

Questions from the audience for any of our panelists?


Welcome

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

  • What is the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program?

  • Part of NJ Clean Energy Program

  • Offers “whole house” solutions to reduce energy costs and carbon footprint

  • Reduces energy costs up to 30%

  • Increases comfort and durability of your home


Welcome

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

  • What are the benefits of the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program?

  • Low-interest financing and/or cash back options to help pay for improvements

  • Additional assistance available for low income homeowners

  • Significantly reduced energy bills and increases in home value


Welcome

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

What are the steps in the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR process?

Find an eligible contractor to perform audit

Select a contractor and agree on scope of work to be done on your home

If interested in 0% financing, apply for pre-approval

Sign a contract to perform work

When work is done, sign certificate of completion

Contractor submits paperwork, and rebates are processed


Welcome

New SJ Action on HPwES

Appoint an Energy Outreach Coordinator

Go through an RFP process to identify municipally-approved contractor (for 20 points). In lieu of this, establishing a basic package for an audit and providing an information clearing house will earn 10 points under this action

In addition, the community must do at least two other events to promote the HPwES program


Welcome

Case Study on HPwES: Highland Park


Welcome

Case Study on HPwES: Highland Park

  • Our panelists will discuss the effort in Highland Park

  • Matt Kaplan, Highland Park

  • Scott Fischer, Ciel Power

  • Gary Finger, BPU Office of Clean Energy


Welcome

Case Study on HPwES: Highland Park

Questions from the audience for any of our panelists?


Questions

Questions?

Thank you participating today!!! 

Tony O’Donnell, Economist

Sustainability Institute at The College of New Jersey

[email protected]

609.771.2921

And be sure to visit us on the web anytime at

www.sustainablejersey.com


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