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PRESENTATION OUTLINE<br />
PRESENTATION OUTLINE<br />
  PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />
PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY<br />ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM<br /><ul><li>F...
Goals and objectives:
Stimulate the economy and create and retain jobs;
Improve energy efficiency in building, transportation and other sectors.
Build capacity at local level to reduce energy usage; and
Reduce total energy usage and Greenhouse Gas emissions.</li></ul>COUNTY EVALUATED ON HOW IT IS MEETING THESE  GOALS AND OB...
PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />MUNICIPAL ENERGY PROGRAM <br />On September 30, 2009, Cuyahoga County was awarded a $5.7 million gra...
PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />MUNICIPAL ENERGY PROGRAM <br />GOALS AND OBJECTIVES<br />	To encourage municipalities to conduct an	...
PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES<br />ASHRAE¹ Level II Comprehensive Energy Audits<br />Energy Conservation Proje...
PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />FUNDING:<br /><ul><li>100% Grant for ASHRAE Level II Comprehensive 	Energy Audits.
Up to 80%/20% Matching award for project implementation, on a funds available basis.</li></ul>ELIGIBLE COSTS<br /><ul><li>...
Projects</li></ul>http://www1.eere.energy.gov/wip/solutioncenter/<br /><ul><li>Lighting Retrofits
Ventilation Adjustments
Chiller Adjustments
Alternate Electric Supplier
Building Automation
Traffic Signals
Street Lighting</li></ul>Project Examples<br />
PROGRAM SCHEDULE<br />
APPLICATION PROCESS<br />
SUBMITTAL INFORMATION<br />Deadline: <br />APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED<br />OCTOBER 1 – NOVEMBER 1, 2010<br />Submit to:<br />Ms...
SUBMITTAL INFORMATION<br />Submit:  <br /><ul><li>1 original paper copy and 1 electronic copy of:
Application and Completed Checklist
 Required Forms
 Other Supplemental Forms and Attachments
11 Font preferred - in the space provided
Staple or clip application - Do not submit applications in binders, folders, etc.</li></ul> <br />
Completing the Application <br />Municipality has existing <br />ASHRAE LEVEL II Energy Audit that is less than<br /> 3 yr...
Procure energy auditor with  specified qualifications.
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  1. 1.
  2. 2. PRESENTATION OUTLINE<br />
  3. 3. PRESENTATION OUTLINE<br />
  4. 4. PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />
  5. 5. PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY<br />ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM<br /><ul><li>Funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
  6. 6. Goals and objectives:
  7. 7. Stimulate the economy and create and retain jobs;
  8. 8. Improve energy efficiency in building, transportation and other sectors.
  9. 9. Build capacity at local level to reduce energy usage; and
  10. 10. Reduce total energy usage and Greenhouse Gas emissions.</li></ul>COUNTY EVALUATED ON HOW IT IS MEETING THESE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES<br />
  11. 11. PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />MUNICIPAL ENERGY PROGRAM <br />On September 30, 2009, Cuyahoga County was awarded a $5.7 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE). <br />County set aside $3 million for the MEP.<br />Cuyahoga County Planning Commission is administering the MEP.<br />
  12. 12. PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />MUNICIPAL ENERGY PROGRAM <br />GOALS AND OBJECTIVES<br /> To encourage municipalities to conduct an energy audit of all municipally-owned buildings and facilities; and <br />Implement energy efficiency and conservation projects for cost and energy savings.<br />
  13. 13. PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES<br />ASHRAE¹ Level II Comprehensive Energy Audits<br />Energy Conservation Projects<br />¹ASHRAE = American Society of Heating Refrigerating Air Conditioning Engineers<br />ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS<br />Fifty-three (53) Cuyahoga County communities that did not receive direct allocations from USDOE.<br />
  14. 14. PROGRAM OVERVIEW<br />FUNDING:<br /><ul><li>100% Grant for ASHRAE Level II Comprehensive Energy Audits.
  15. 15. Up to 80%/20% Matching award for project implementation, on a funds available basis.</li></ul>ELIGIBLE COSTS<br /><ul><li>Audits
  16. 16. Projects</li></ul>http://www1.eere.energy.gov/wip/solutioncenter/<br /><ul><li>Lighting Retrofits
  17. 17. Ventilation Adjustments
  18. 18. Chiller Adjustments
  19. 19. Alternate Electric Supplier
  20. 20. Building Automation
  21. 21. Traffic Signals
  22. 22. Street Lighting</li></ul>Project Examples<br />
  23. 23. PROGRAM SCHEDULE<br />
  24. 24. APPLICATION PROCESS<br />
  25. 25. SUBMITTAL INFORMATION<br />Deadline: <br />APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED<br />OCTOBER 1 – NOVEMBER 1, 2010<br />Submit to:<br />Ms. Claire Kilbane<br />Cuyahoga County Planning Commission<br /> 323 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 323, Cleveland, OH 44113<br /> Phone: (216) 443-3700 Fax: (216) 443-3737<br /> Email: ckilbane@cuyahogacounty.us<br /> <br />
  26. 26. SUBMITTAL INFORMATION<br />Submit: <br /><ul><li>1 original paper copy and 1 electronic copy of:
  27. 27. Application and Completed Checklist
  28. 28. Required Forms
  29. 29. Other Supplemental Forms and Attachments
  30. 30. 11 Font preferred - in the space provided
  31. 31. Staple or clip application - Do not submit applications in binders, folders, etc.</li></ul> <br />
  32. 32. Completing the Application <br />Municipality has existing <br />ASHRAE LEVEL II Energy Audit that is less than<br /> 3 yrs old?<br />YES<br />NO<br />ENERGY PROJECT APPLICATION<br />Energy Audit<br />Project Description<br />Energy Conservation Background<br />Legislation<br />Data Collection Form<br />Utility Bills (copies)<br />Utility Information Release<br />ENERGY AUDIT APPLICATION<br />Data Collection Form<br />Utility Bills (copies)<br />Utility Information Release<br />Legislation<br /><ul><li>Contract with County to conduct audit.
  33. 33. Procure energy auditor with specified qualifications.
  34. 34. Complete and submit audit.
  35. 35. Seek reimbursement for audit .
  36. 36. Approval of existing audit.
  37. 37. Contract with County to conduct conservation project.
  38. 38. Complete project.
  39. 39. Submit Affidavit of Completed Work.
  40. 40. County Verification.
  41. 41. Seek reimbursement for improvements.</li></li></ul><li>ENERGY AUDIT APPLICATION<br />SIGNATURE:John Schwartz Date:October 2, 2010<br /> (Chief Elected Official or Authorized Representative)<br />PRINTED NAME:John Schwarz<br />
  42. 42. ENERGY AUDIT APPLICATION<br />COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY AUDIT CHECKLIST<br />The following items must accompany a Comprehensive Energy Audit application.<br />Audit must be ASHRAE Level II<br />
  43. 43.
  44. 44. SAMPLE UTILITY RELEASE AUTHORIZATION<br />
  45. 45. SAMPLE LEGISLATION<br />
  46. 46. ENERGY PROJECT APPLICATION<br />SIGNATURE: John Schwartz Date: October 2, 2010<br /> (Chief Elected Official or Authorized Representative)<br />PRINTED NAME: John Schwarz<br />
  47. 47. ENERGY PROJECT APPLICATION<br />ENERGY CONSERVATION PROJECT CHECKLIST<br />The following items must accompany a Energy Conservation Project application.<br />
  48. 48. EXISTING ENERGY AUDIT SUBMISSIONS<br />3-YEARS OLD ENERGY AUDIT MUST<br /> HAVE BEEN PERFORMED BY:<br /><ul><li>A Professional Engineer (PE) with 3 years documented experience conducting Commercial Level II Energy Audits</li></ul>OR<br /><ul><li>A (CEM) Certified Energy Manger with 3 years experience or a (CEA) Certified Energy Auditor with 5 years documented experience. (Association of Energy Engineers)</li></li></ul><li>ENERGY PROJECT BACKGROUND<br />
  49. 49. award determination<br />
  50. 50. AWARD DETERMINATION<br />ASHRAE LEVEL II AUDITS<br />Grant amount based on: <br />Total square footage of municipally-owned buildings and facilities; and <br />Energy Usage Intensity.<br />ENERGY CONSERVATION PROJECTS<br /><ul><li>Grant amount based on:
  51. 51. Energy and cost savings;
  52. 52. Eligible DOE activity http://www1.eere.energy.gov/wip/solutioncenter/
  53. 53. Meets energy goals of County; and
  54. 54. Availability of funds. </li></li></ul><li> contracting with the county<br />
  55. 55. CONTRACTING WITH THE COUNTY<br />Master Contract with individual scope of work and award for each municipality.<br />Electronic Signature of Contract Documents<br />Flow Down of Federal Requirements including, but not limited to:<br />Acknowledgement of ARRA/USDOE Funding on signs and in report documents;<br />National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements, if any;<br />Audits are categorically excluded from NEPA requirements<br />Projects are subject to review for NEPA requirements<br />Historic Preservation;<br />Waste Stream;<br />Davis-Bacon Act; and<br />American-Made Equipment and Products.<br />
  56. 56. procuring energy auditors<br />
  57. 57. ENERGY AUDITOR QUALIFICATIONS<br /><ul><li>A Professional Engineer (PE) with 3 years documented experience conducting Commercial Level II Energy Audits</li></ul>OR<br /><ul><li>A Certified Energy Manger (CEM) with 3 years experience or a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) with 5 years documented experience. (Association of Energy Engineers)</li></li></ul><li> what’s next….the vision<br />
  58. 58. CUYAHOGA COUNTYGREEN ENERGY ECONOMY <br /><ul><li>Build capacity at municipal level;
  59. 59. Use energy audits to benchmark current energy consumption;
  60. 60. Use U. S. EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager Program:
  61. 61. Monitor energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions and cost savings at county and municipal level.
  62. 62. Analyze building energy performance (i.e. City Hall, Police Stations, Fire Stations).
  63. 63. Compare inventories to other counties and municipalities to identify other energy conservation opportunities.</li></li></ul><li>Green energy economy in cuyahoga county<br /><ul><li>Engaging regional players that in the aggregate represent a large part of the County’s energy usage
  64. 64. Building capacity on a County-wide scale to examine common goals, objectives, policies and procurement practices
  65. 65. Develop a Framework for implementation and alignment of common public sector goals, objectives, policies and procurement practices</li></li></ul><li> questions and answers<br />
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