Utilizing Government Grants toMake Your Home MoreComfortable and ProfitableChris Williams - Artisan Renewablescwilliams@ar...
What you (the homeowner) willtakeaway from this workshop✤   Where you can invest in your home and how it can improve comfo...
Outline of time✤   My Story - 4 minutes✤   Problems and Opportunities - 7.63 minutes✤   Solutions and Technologies - 11.50...
My Story ✤   IGSHPA Certified Geothermal Installer ✤   NABCEP Solar PV Installer ✤   Installed over 300kW of solar pv [ pic...
Artisan Builders --> Renewables✤   Started by 3 guys 30 years ago✤   Specialize in renovation and creating super-efficient ...
1. Problems and Opportunities✤   Belfast Establish in 1853✤   Built in Back in Brick✤   Small Community but OLD HOMES + Oi...
1. Cost
1. Comfort
1. Comfort
2. Solutions and Technology✤   Cost    ✤   Geothermal, Solar PV, Solar Thermal✤   Comfort    ✤   Geothermal, Energy Audit ...
Energy Audit Solution
Geothermal. Like your fridge?
Geothermal Explained
Solar Photovoltaic Explained
Solar Thermal Explained
What you can do yourself?✤   Power strips✤   Kill a watt✤   The Energy Detective✤   Programmable Thermostate✤   Lighting C...
3. Benefits and Downsides✤   Benefits                          ✤   Downsides✤   Great Financial Returns (SEE     ✤   Cash I...
3. Financial Benefits
Oil at $ 3.50 gallon....✤   IRR around 18% pre-tax.✤   1 dollar invested yield .18    return for the next 30 years
3. Financial Benefits - Solar PV                                       Your Electric Utility Costs                        ...
3. Financial - Solar Thermal✤   Average home solar thermal saves 300 - 350 gallons per year.    ✤   @ $3.50 per gallon tha...
3. Financial - Energy Audits✤   Takes the most work - but cream of the crop. Increase comfort and cash!✤   Can range from ...
4. Government Incentives(Federal)✤   30 % Federal Government Investment Tax Credit    ✤   Until 2012 Can Apply as 1603 Gra...
4. Maine State Incentives                                         Financing✤   Rebates                                    ...
5. Next Steps✤   Best Candidates for Investing in    Their Homes✤   How to Spot a Good Contractor✤   Specific Process for G...
Best Candidates for Investing✤   Own their home, planning on staying for 20 years✤   Have tax appetite - Government based ...
How to Spot a good Contractor✤   IGSHPA - Geothermal Installer✤   NABCEP Certified for Solar✤   Years of Building Experienc...
Process for Investing✤   Find a good contractor (SEE last slide)✤   Discuss your interests with them, get feedback✤   Sche...
Questions and Answer?✤   Chris Williams [photo]✤   Phone✤   Email✤   Address✤   Website
Draft 1: Artisan Renewables Free 20 Minute Workshop for Homeowners
Draft 1: Artisan Renewables Free 20 Minute Workshop for Homeowners
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  • maine spends more on heating then others. old homes + oil\n80% heating by oil, 800-900 gallons per year. all leaves the state, $2 gallon is....this will continue to change\na few things to remember. \n--space heating number one single thing - audits and geo\n--electricity is the rest 50%\n--how water is electric, or oil at 12%. \n
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  • http://www.mosbybuildingarts.com/blog/2009/10/23/is-your-home-an-air-leak/\nhttp://www.energysavers.gov/pdfs/energy_savers.pdf\n\naddresses heating/cooling costs, comfort, durability. most evasive process but also has the largest bank for the buck. how does an audit work?\n
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  • Geothermal. 50 - 80% more efficient then traditional fuel heating. vs heating oil close to 80%. heating bill from 2 to 4 k to 500 or less....which is STABLE!\n oil at $2.50\n assuming on AC\n
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  • 100% may through september, then supplements existing system\n\n
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  • Draft 1: Artisan Renewables Free 20 Minute Workshop for Homeowners

    1. 1. Utilizing Government Grants toMake Your Home MoreComfortable and ProfitableChris Williams - Artisan Renewablescwilliams@artisanreneables.com617 702 2676
    2. 2. What you (the homeowner) willtakeaway from this workshop✤ Where you can invest in your home and how it can improve comfort, durability, and your financial condition✤ How each renewable energy technology works, and how we integrate into your home✤ Which houses, and property owners are best suited.✤ The positives and negative of investing in each technology✤ How to take advantage of government incentives.✤ What you can do next if you’re interested in investing in renewables
    3. 3. Outline of time✤ My Story - 4 minutes✤ Problems and Opportunities - 7.63 minutes✤ Solutions and Technologies - 11.50 minutes✤ Benefits and Downsides to you - 3.78 minutes✤ Government Incentives - 4.14 minutes✤ Next Steps - 1.99 minutes✤ Q+A - How many questions do you have?
    4. 4. My Story ✤ IGSHPA Certified Geothermal Installer ✤ NABCEP Solar PV Installer ✤ Installed over 300kW of solar pv [ picture] ✤ Installed tens of residential geothermal systems ✤ Over 20 residential and commercial solar thermal ✤ Babson College Graduate ✤ HeatSpring Learning Institute CMO ✤ Write articles for Renewable Energy World, Alternative Energy Stocks, Cleantechies
    5. 5. Artisan Builders --> Renewables✤ Started by 3 guys 30 years ago✤ Specialize in renovation and creating super-efficient shells✤ KNOW Maine buildings and how to integrate new systems✤ Expanding into renewables
    6. 6. 1. Problems and Opportunities✤ Belfast Establish in 1853✤ Built in Back in Brick✤ Small Community but OLD HOMES + Oil Heat ✤ Ballon Framing. Single Pane Windows. Poor insulations and air sealing ✤ Maine’s primarily driven by oil heat due to our location and density✤ OLD Homes and OIL Heat = Bad combo :(✤
    7. 7. 1. Cost
    8. 8. 1. Comfort
    9. 9. 1. Comfort
    10. 10. 2. Solutions and Technology✤ Cost ✤ Geothermal, Solar PV, Solar Thermal✤ Comfort ✤ Geothermal, Energy Audit - Addresses air leaks✤ Durability ✤ Energy Audit - Address mold, structural, and insulation issues✤ What you can easily do yourself to save money and increase comfort
    11. 11. Energy Audit Solution
    12. 12. Geothermal. Like your fridge?
    13. 13. Geothermal Explained
    14. 14. Solar Photovoltaic Explained
    15. 15. Solar Thermal Explained
    16. 16. What you can do yourself?✤ Power strips✤ Kill a watt✤ The Energy Detective✤ Programmable Thermostate✤ Lighting Changes✤ Showerheards
    17. 17. 3. Benefits and Downsides✤ Benefits ✤ Downsides✤ Great Financial Returns (SEE ✤ Cash Investment - Do you have Next Slide) the cash? ✤ Increase in Property Value ✤ Can you take advantage of gov’t grants?✤ Comfort - HUGE difference, especially in old houses ✤ Are you staying in your home for a while? Do you own your✤ Increasing durability home? ✤ Contractors in your home.
    18. 18. 3. Financial Benefits
    19. 19. Oil at $ 3.50 gallon....✤ IRR around 18% pre-tax.✤ 1 dollar invested yield .18 return for the next 30 years
    20. 20. 3. Financial Benefits - Solar PV Your Electric Utility Costs 40,000✤ Over the next 20 years electricity from your 30,000 utility will cost you $32,567 20,000✤ Cash Purchase Returns Minimum IRR of 7% 10,000✤ Government Financing at 5% 0 0 20
    21. 21. 3. Financial - Solar Thermal✤ Average home solar thermal saves 300 - 350 gallons per year. ✤ @ $3.50 per gallon that is...at least $1050 per year. ✤ Cash Returns are high $10k invested yields around $1050 savings every year for the next 30 years. ✤ VERY Little Risk - You use hot water during recessions! ✤ Financed with a PACE loan (SEE Next Slide). More profitable from day 1 --> Savings from oil = $107, additional loan $74, $29 dollar savings from day 1. After 10 year, you’ll save whole amount
    22. 22. 3. Financial - Energy Audits✤ Takes the most work - but cream of the crop. Increase comfort and cash!✤ Can range from 2k to 20k just for the project. Varies widely.✤ Energy savings between 10% and 50% depending on the state of your home. ✤ 1st Phase: Weather stripping doors and windows, air sealing basement, living, chimney, etc. Smart strips, switching appliances ✤ 2nd Phase: Whole house insulation, New windows/doors, adding storm windows, HVAC upgrades ✤ 3rd Stage (or 1st if needed) Removing and replacing rotten cills, porches, new roofs etc
    23. 23. 4. Government Incentives(Federal)✤ 30 % Federal Government Investment Tax Credit ✤ Until 2012 Can Apply as 1603 Grant in Lieu of Tax Credit✤ MACRS - Modified Accelerated Costs Recovery Systems. ✤ Only Allowed for Commercial Properties ✤ 100% Bonus Depreciation until 2012 on Year 1 ✤ 2012 50% on Year 1, then the rest over 5 years
    24. 24. 4. Maine State Incentives Financing✤ Rebates ✤ PACE - Up to $15k at 4.99%, 15 ✤ Solar Rebates: year fixed interest rate. Available in Belfast. ✤ Solar PV up to $2k ✤ New Generation Energy ✤ Solar Thermal up to $1k Commercial Solar Lending - Up to $100k at 0 to 5% interest ✤ Home Energy Savings Plan. 30% project costs, up to $1.5k ✤ Small Business Loan Program - For efficiency + solar thermal 90% of cost up to $35,000. 1% interest
    25. 25. 5. Next Steps✤ Best Candidates for Investing in Their Homes✤ How to Spot a Good Contractor✤ Specific Process for Getting Work Done
    26. 26. Best Candidates for Investing✤ Own their home, planning on staying for 20 years✤ Have tax appetite - Government based on tax credits✤ Have cash and are looking for solid investment with little risk✤ Old house that is uncomfortable and inefficient✤ Going to be replacing equipment soon anyway
    27. 27. How to Spot a good Contractor✤ IGSHPA - Geothermal Installer✤ NABCEP Certified for Solar✤ Years of Building Experience - at least 10 years focused on energy efficiency working on Maine Buildings ✤ Huge difference between knowing how to build a home and making it energy efficient✤ References - Always ask for references✤ Do they know financing or are they just builders?✤ All in one shop?
    28. 28. Process for Investing✤ Find a good contractor (SEE last slide)✤ Discuss your interests with them, get feedback✤ Schedule a site visit✤ Analyze Recommendations Made on Site Visit✤ Make a yes/no decision
    29. 29. Questions and Answer?✤ Chris Williams [photo]✤ Phone✤ Email✤ Address✤ Website
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