How to access EECBG funding


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Watch the attached presentation to learn more about the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program and how to access funds. You 'll also learn how Drexel Metals products and services will assist you with the EECBG.

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How to access EECBG funding

  2. 2. THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 <ul><li>$3,200,000,000 FOR EECBG IN FISCAL YEAR 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$1,863,881,000 FOR CITIES & COUNTIES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$54,819,900 FOR STATES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60% MUST GO TO CITIES & COUNTIES THAT DO NOT MEET POPULATION STANDARD ( Less than 35,000 cities & 200,000 counties) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>PAYMENT OF AWARDS WILL BE MADE AS ADVANCE THROUGH DEPARTMEMT OF TREASURY’S ASAP SYSTEM: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview: ASAP: Programs and Systems: Financial Management Service </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. ENERGY EFFICIENCY & CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS EECBG U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY <ul><li>Issued: March 26, 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Due Dates: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>States: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>May 26, 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cities & Counties: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Due Date: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>June 25, 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ELIGIBILITY <ul><li>LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Included in latest Census of Governments as an incorporated government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governance structure with and elected official & governing body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government has the legal authority to implement the eligible activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government meets the population thresholds in EISA as defined in the Federal Register </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CITIES: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A unit of local government as defined by the Census of Governments such as: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Town </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Village (or) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other municipality that meets the required population thresholds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Cities that are eligible for direct grants must have a population of at least 35,000 </li></ul><ul><li>COUNTY: </li></ul><ul><li>Are eligible if county population is at least 200,000, or if county is on of the 10 largest in the state </li></ul><ul><li>ELIGIBLE UNIT GROUPS: </li></ul><ul><li>A group of eligible units of local government may choose to submit a single application thru a single eligible unit representing the group . </li></ul>
  5. 5. REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>DUNS NUMBER: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dun and Bradstreet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Central Contractor Registration: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CCR Registration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FedConnect: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FedConnect Website </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. QUESTIONS <ul><li>Questions relating to the system requirements </li></ul><ul><li>How an application form works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Question should be directed to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: 800-518-4726 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For additional info go to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CompuSearch </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. GUIDANCE <ul><li>Office of Management & Budget (OMB) </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing Guidance for: </li></ul><ul><li>American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Section: M-09-10 </li></ul><ul><li>CONSULT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES REGULARLY </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>Download Application package, forms & instructions from: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Drexel Metals EECBG site: </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Applications </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. SUBMISSION QUESTIONS <ul><li>Questions relating to submissions of applications through FedConnect should be directed by e-mail to: </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>800-899-6665 </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. FUNDING <ul><li>American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) </li></ul><ul><li>DOE to issue/award formula based grants under EECBG Program </li></ul><ul><li>Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To stimulate the economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and retain jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special consideration to activities that can be started & completed expeditiously, with a goal of using at least 50% of funds for activities that can be initiated by June 17, 2009, especially job creation in an expeditious manner </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. PURPOSE <ul><li>TO CREATE & IMPLEMENT STATEGIES TO: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce fossil fuel emissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maximize benefits for local & regional communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce total energy use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve energy efficiency in the building sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The use of funds in a cost effective manner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yield continuous benefits over time in terms of energy and emission reductions </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. TIMELINE FOR APPLICATION OF FUNDING <ul><li>36 MONTHS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Period of performance for grants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>18 MONTHS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To obligate & commit all funds from date of award </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(DOE reserves the right to de-obligate funds & cancel award if funds are not obligated/committed within 18 months) </li></ul>
  13. 13. LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUBMITTALS <ul><li>Submit to DOE a proposed </li></ul><ul><li>ENERGY EFFICIENCY & CONSERVATION STRATEGY (EECS) </li></ul><ul><li>Submit with application </li></ul><ul><li>Submit no later than 120 days from effective date of award </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary of DOE has 120 days to approve or disapprove </li></ul><ul><li>Disapproval will be accompanied with reasons and revised re-submittals are allowed </li></ul>
  14. 14. RECOVERY ACT FUNDS CAN BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHER FUNDING TO COMPLETE PROJECTS Tracking and reporting must be separate to meet reporting standards of the Recovery Act
  15. 15. DISBURSEMENT OF EECBG AWARDS <ul><li>Obligation of funds under EECBG will be based on: </li></ul><ul><li>The award amount </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance of an approved Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (EECS) </li></ul><ul><li>Award Disbursement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to $250,000 : Obligated at time of award & no EECS required prior to award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Above $250,000 but less than $2M : May receive up to $250,000 for development of EECS and approved activities. EECS required within 120 days if not submitted with application. Balance of award will be obligated upon DOE approval of EECS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Above $2M : May receive up to $250,000 for development of EECS and approved activities, or 50% of total if an acceptable EECS has been submitted and approved by DOE. Balance will be obligated after progress reviews </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Links to forms <ul><li>All forms for the EECBG can be found at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. WHAT CAN DREXEL METALS, LLC DO FOR YOUR COMMUNITY Technical Consultation Product Information Renewable Energy Technologies Design, Manufacture & Installation Performance Data Capture
  18. 18. Metal Roofing
  19. 19. What is Cool Metal Roofing? <ul><li>Metal Roofing is Cool </li></ul><ul><li>Cool metal roofing is a family of sustainable, energy efficient roofing products comprised of unpainted metal and pre-painted metal. </li></ul><ul><li>It is available in a wide variety of finishes, colors, textures, and profiles for steep-slope and low-slope applications. </li></ul>
  20. 20. GA School Board saves! <ul><li>Two identical buildings with same exposure, no shading. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thermostat control at board office. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Only One variable: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both schools used same color: Forest Green </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One roof has a TSR of 12% – </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One roof has TSR of 29% – energy star approved. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NET SAVINGS: $ 8200.00 per year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expected life of the roof – 45 years – </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Realized savings of $ 369,000 over its useful life with no required maintenance to the roof! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Cool Roofing facts <ul><li>Cool Metal Roofing is Very Durable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metal roofs are credibly proven to last over 30 years with minimal maintenance. Metal roofs are documented to resist wind, hail, fire, and earthquakes. Painted metal roofs retain 95% of their initial reflectance and emittance over time. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cool Metal Roofing has Recycled Content and is Recyclable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metal roofs typically have a minimum recycled content of 25%. Metal roofs are 100% recyclable at the end of a long, useful life. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cool Metal Roofing is Aesthetically Pleasing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metal roofing is available in a wide range of finishes, colors and profiles, giving architects extensive design flexibility. </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Life Cycle
  23. 23. Metal Roofing and BIPV
  24. 24. Thin Films <ul><li>Enhanced durability – accepts foot traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Rocks and Hail will not damage out put of solar panels </li></ul><ul><li>Lightweight – no structural reinforcement needed </li></ul><ul><li>Dade County Approved for use in hurricane wind zones </li></ul><ul><li>Performs well in shaded conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Unified 20 year roof/pv warranty </li></ul>
  25. 25. Available Technology – Thin Films
  26. 26. PV Laminates and Metal Roofs
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  29. 29. Metal Roofing and Crystalline Panels
  30. 30. Real Time Controls and Monitoring
  31. 31. Controls and Reporting <ul><li>GreenView presents your real time energy consumption in a simple touchscreen affixed to a wall in the home, office or retail location.  A simple touch of the screen reduces your energy consumption – as well as your energy bill and carbon dioxide emissions </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Single point touch screen graphical viewing and control of building electricity and resource consumption. </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled resources include water, natural gas, building security, and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled electricity uses can include lighting, HVAC, refrigeration, and other mechanicals. </li></ul><ul><li>Web enabled for remote control and analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>Customization of user interface with numerous templates to choose from. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy installation performed by Advanced Telemetry certified installer. </li></ul><ul><li>Energy management capabilities add asset value to your building. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Partnership Energy C2: System Controls, Monitoring and Reporting
  34. 34. THANK YOU! For more information contact: Richard E. Carroll [email_address]