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Business Programs

Building Efficiency Accelerator

Get free support to optimize your buildings, reduce energy consumption and minimize carbon emissions. Plus earn great incentives every step of the way!

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The Ava Building Efficiency Accelerator is a new program that provides free support and generous incentives for low- and no-cost projects. You pick the path that’s right for you. This program offers 12-24 months of engineering support PLUS collaborative workshops to exchange great ideas and train your team. Instead of simply handing off a report and leaving you to fend for yourself, our program provides hands-on support and guidance.

Program Benefits

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  • Cost Savings
    Reduce energy consumption, enjoy lower utility bills, and free up your resources for other priorities.
  • Comfort and Productivity
    Get better indoor air quality, lighting, and temperature control.
  • Heat Pumps & Electrification
    Enhanced incentives for heat pump projects, with expert support to overcome common barriers.
  • Environmental Stewardship
    We will work with you on reducing your greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact.

Program Incentives

Energy Efficiency O&M Measures $0.05/kWh Upon completing 12 months savings verification. A portion of the payment may be offered after 3 months of savings verification
Energy Efficiency Capital Measures $0.20/kWh saved Upon project completion and savings verification
Electrification Measures Up to $8.50/therm avoided Upon project completion and savings verification

Key Elements

  • Free Support: We’ll help you identify low-cost projects that reduce your energy consumption and operating expenses.
  • Workshops: By collaborating with your peers in our workshops, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the low-cost energy upgrades you can make to your facility.
  • Energy Sensei: You’ll have access to a proprietary software tool that brings your model to life, while providing collaborative project management that links projects directly to energy savings. Unlock the power of this analysis tool to gain valuable insights into energy utilization within your buildings.
  • Performance Models: The model shows you when and where energy is being wasted or used inefficiently so you can develop strategies to save energy.

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