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