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Fla Green Incentives Robau

  1. 1. Miami-Dade County Green Initiatives MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  2. 2. Initiatives Everywhere! <ul><li>Green Job Creation Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Water & Sewer Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Toilet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shower & Faucet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homeownership/Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weatherization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Rehabilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharp Program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Home Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Waste Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical Disposal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transit & Transportation </li></ul>
  3. 3. Weatherization Assistance Program <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>… to reduce the monthly energy burden on low-income households by improving the energy efficiency of the home. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Weatherization Types of Assistance <ul><li>Address air filtration (blower door testing) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weather stripping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caulking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thresholds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor repairs to walls, ceilings & floors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Window replacement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Door replacement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Insulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attic ventilation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Install solar reflective coating to manufactured homes </li></ul><ul><li>Install Solar Screens </li></ul><ul><li>Repair of replace heating & cooling units </li></ul><ul><li>Repair or replace water heaters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Weatherization Facts <ul><li>Low Income Families pay an average of 19% of their annual income for energy, compared with 5% for other households </li></ul><ul><li>Average annual expenditure in low-income households is $1,871 </li></ul><ul><li>The US Department of Energy estimates that these services save the weatherization customers an average of $ 413 annual and return an average of $2.72 in energy and non-energy related benefits for every dollar invested </li></ul>
  6. 6. Eligible Applicants <ul><li>Total Household Income </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May not be more than 200% of the national poverty level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Preference is given to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Owner-occupied homes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elderly (60 years+) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physically Disabled residents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Families with children under 12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Households with a high energy burden </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is this a grant? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YES! No repayment is required </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Requests for Proposal <ul><li>All county RFP have as part of their rating scorecard. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Rehabilitation Property Best Practices <ul><li>Appliances- “Energy Star” </li></ul><ul><li>Insulation- R20-R30 </li></ul><ul><li>Windows and Doors Airtight and properly installed </li></ul><ul><li>High efficiency AC </li></ul><ul><li>Solar Water Heaters </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other Programs Water & Sewer <ul><li>Toilet Replacement- </li></ul><ul><li>HET Dual Flush rebate of $250 </li></ul><ul><li>Elderly- free replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Showerhead Exchange & Retrofit </li></ul><ul><li>After the toilet the shower is the heaviest water user in the home, accounting for 30% </li></ul>
  10. 10. Shower Head Facts <ul><li>High efficiency showerhead reduces water, electric, and sewer bills </li></ul><ul><li>Regular showerheads have flow rates of 5-8 gallons per minute </li></ul><ul><li>Use 25-40 gallons of water during a 30% of total water consumption 5 minute shower </li></ul><ul><li>High efficiency showerhead </li></ul><ul><li>Uses 1.5 gallons per minute </li></ul><ul><li>7.5 gallons of water per shower </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing water demand by 50%** </li></ul>**Courtesy of SAHRA-Arizona Board of Regents Website
  11. 11. Green House
  12. 12. Comments and Discussion <ul><li>For additional information on </li></ul><ul><li>Miami-Dade </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Alina M Robau </li></ul><ul><li>Manager/ Homeownership & Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>701 NW 1 st Court, Miami, FL 33136 </li></ul><ul><li>786-469-2257 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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