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Incentives enbridge-gbf2007


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  1. 1. New Construction and Design Assistance Incentive Programs Scott Bullock October 24, 2007
  2. 2. 2007 New Construction Programs Design Assistance Program (DAP) New Building Construction Program (NBCP) 2
  3. 3. Design Assistance Program (DAP) 3
  4. 4. Design Assistance Program (DAP) Program Enbridge believes that the best buildings result from a design process that considers energy and environmental efficiency from the beginning. The DAP program helps facilitate an integrated design process involving the architect, engineer, building owner and Design Advisor. 4
  5. 5. Design Assistance Program (DAP) Goal DAP was created to assist in the design activities aimed at improving a building’s energy and environmental performance – whether it is a new building, an addition to an existing building, or, a major renovation. Incentive Applicants are eligible for a fixed incentive of $4,000 to assist in their design fees. 5
  6. 6. Design Assistance Program (DAP) Who can apply? Applicants can include: • DAP advisors • Architects • Professional Engineers • Building owners or developers Note: To be eligible the applicant must participate in the design of a qualified project 6
  7. 7. Design Assistance Program (DAP) How do you obtain the DAP incentive? Qualification for DAP is a 3 step process: 1. Before the design process starts the DAP application is submitted to Enbridge 2. Enbridge then reviews and approves the qualified projects 3. After the project design is finalized the applicant will complete and submit to Enbridge the DAP Summary Report Form for payment 7
  8. 8. New Building Construction Program (NBCP) 8
  9. 9. New Building Construction Program (NBCP) Program The NBCP program was created to offset the costs of constructing more energy efficient buildings for commercial, institutional, industrial or multi- residential use. 9
  10. 10. New Building Construction Program (NBCP) Who can qualify? An applicant must be an owner or developer of a qualified project. What projects qualify? To qualify for a NBCP incentive a project must be: • A new structure • A new addition to an existing structure • A major renovation 10
  11. 11. New Building Construction Program (NBCP) Incentive Enbridge will pay $0.075/m³ of projected annual natural gas savings to a maximum of $15,000. 11
  12. 12. New Building Construction Program (NBCP) When do I apply? Applications for the NBCP incentives can be submitted any time during the duration of the project. The incentive payment is paid out in two stages. The first payment is made when the building permit is obtained and the second payment is made after the qualified project is completed. 12
  13. 13. FAQ’S 1. Can a project qualify for more than one program? Yes. An applicant can apply for both the DAP and NBCP incentive for the same qualified project. 2. If the project does not have a Design Advisor on board can Enbridge recommend one? Enbridge can provide a list of Design Advisors to choose from. 13
  14. 14. FAQ’S 3. What is the cost of having a project modelled by a Design Advisor? The cost varies from project to project and is usually determined by the size of the project and/or the amount of work required. The DAP incentive is intended to offset a portion of this cost. 4. Which energy simulation programs qualify? – EE4-CBIP – EE4-Code – EE Wizard 14
  15. 15. Questions For further info contact: Scott Bullock Program Manager New Construction Enbridge Gas Distribution 416-495-5795 15