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Thank you for choosing IncentiFind, the nation’s go-to database for green incentives. We are pleased to connect your Commercial (Multi-Family) project to incentives.

STEP 01 SEARCH

In the first step of our process, SEARCH, you filled-out our online survey at www.IncentiFind.com. We used your response to this survey to create a comprehensive list of incentive programs offered in your area, and then posted that list to your profile on our website. We call this list our SEARCH Results Report.

STEP 02 VERIFY

You are now in the second step of our 3-step-process, VERIFY. In this step, we provide you with a list of incentives relevant to your project’s green measure(s), location, and asset type. In this same deliverable we may also provide an estimate of funding for each incentive, as well as next steps to capture each incentive. We call this list VERIFY Report.

The below list of incentives does not guarantee your, or your project’s, eligibility or award. Please review the below list of incentives with IncentiFind to determine which incentives you want to APPLY to. We have indicated the incentives we can assist you in APPLYing to, as well as estimated the number of hours it will take to APPLY.


02 VERIFY is a service of IncentiFind, Inc.. Incentives, prices, fees, or estimates referenced in this document do not constitute a guarantee that funding will be received. Any arrangement as to services, their associated fees, must be contracted for in a separate written agreement. This document provided is without any representation or warranty. IncentiFind, Inc. does not warrant that the information contained in this document is complete, accurate, or misleading. IncentiFind, Inc. does not offer legal, financial, tax, or regulatory advice. Incentives listed are current as of the date shown on the recipient's profile. This document is not intended for distribution or reproduction. This document is not intended to be used for any other purposes other than for the property listed below, property owner’s use (or owner’s representative use), and is based on the project details provided in the completion of our online survey.

ONLINE SURVEY RESPONSE


Website Survey Completed: July 08, 2019

Client ID: 77498 Com. (MF) (Test)

Name: Jane Doe

Email: example@incentifind.com

Address: 123 Main Street

City, County, State: Houston, Harris County, Texas

Project Type: Commercial (Multi-Family)

Project Size: 10000-25000 SF

Utility Provider(s): Electric - IncentiFind Utilities, Gas - IncentiFind Utilities, Water - IncentiFind Utilities

Green Measures: Renewables (Solar, Wind), Energy Efficiency Indoor (Lighting, HVAC, Window Films), Water Conservation Indoor (Faucets, Toilets)

Incentive Summary

    Incentive
Rebate
Tax
Grant
Other
EE*
WC*
Renewable
Other
$0-5K
$5K-10K
$10K-$20K
$20K-$30K
$50K+
Other
Utility
1 Window Films Performance-Based Incentive
2 Wind Performance-Based Incentive
3 Toilets Rebate Program
4 Faucets Rebate Program
5 Lighting Rebate Program
6 Solar Bill Credit
City
7 Toilets Grant Program
8 Toilets Industrial District Agreement
9 Faucets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
10 Solar Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
11 Faucets Tax Abatement
County
12 Faucets Tax Abatement
State
13 Toilets PACE Financing
14 Wind Grant Program
15 Lighting Property Tax Incentive
16 Window Films Property Tax Incentive
17 Lighting Property Tax Incentive
18 Window Films Sales Tax Incentive
Federal
19 Faucets Loan Program
20 HVAC Corporate Tax Credit
21 Lighting Corporate Tax Deduction

Each of the incentives you see listed in the above chart are detailed for you in the following pages. The incentives are numbered to correspond to their details below. The incentives are sorted by their governing agency and, are in the following order: Utility, City, County, State, and Federal.

*Energy Efficiency (EE), Water Conservation (WC)

LOCAL: Utility

Organization - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Estimated Funds Estimated Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
1. IncentiFind Utilities

Window Films Performance-Based Incentive
Window Films Performance-Based Incentive

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

- Program available to non-residential distribution, government, educational institutions and non-profit customers.

- Earn up to $31.50 per kW of verified curtailed load each year of participation. Availability period for curtailments is limited to June 1 through September 30, 1-7 p.m. on weekdays, excluding federal holidays

- Participants are required to be capable of curtailing at least 100 kW.

- Participant must be equipped with an Interval Data Recorder or Smart Meter.

- Commercial Customers Commit to:

- Curtail load when provided 30 minute notification.

- One-year commitment, but there are no penalties if opt out of the program at an earlier time.

- A maximum of 6 curtailments each year: 
i. A maximum of 2 scheduled curtailments lasting one to three hours in duration each
ii. Plus a maximum of 4 unscheduled curtailments lasting up to 4 hours each/each year of participation
Minimum Funds: Must meet 100kW requirement ($31.50x100kW) = $3,150.00 

Maximum Funds: CenterPoint Energy will pay the Project Sponsor (customer or third-party aggregator) $31.50 per kW of verified curtailed load, up to the approved kW amount for each site participating in the program.
1. Application period is closed (CenterPoint Energy will begin accepting applications electronically (“first come/first serve”) February 19, 2020, continuing until the 2020 goal has been fully reserved, or May 1 of the current program year. Applicants may begin input to the database starting January 15, 2020.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: Yes

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Approval typically ranges 2-3 weeks.

7. After approval, funds typically received: The total incentive paid at the end of the program year will be based on the AVERAGE incentive calculated from all curtailment events
Note: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (Deregulated Utility & TDU) service territory.

1. Fill out Application: Project Sponsor submits the program application for CenterPoint Energy to review the proposed project for feasibility and to tentatively reserve incentive funding.

2. Contracting: The qualifying Project Sponsor (a CenterPoint Energy Customer or Aggregator) enters into a Standard Offer Contract with CenterPoint Energy.

3. Performance Period. The Project Sponsor performs annual Scheduled and Unscheduled Curtailments when notified by CenterPoint Energy.

4. Monitoring and Verification (M&V): CenterPoint Energy verifies demand savings from Scheduled and Unscheduled Curtailments (the “Verification Process”) utilizing the standardized PUCT M&V procedures.

5. Incentive Payments. CenterPoint Energy pays the Project Sponsor for Scheduled Curtailments and Unscheduled Curtailments, based on the average incentive calculated over all curtailment events
APPLY Services are not offered for this incentive. The owner/installer must do the application.
2. IncentiFind Utilities

Wind Performance-Based Incentive
Wind Performance-Based Incentive

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Commercial customers taking service at the distribution level (i.e., service voltage at <34,500 volts), and/or certain eligible  transmission level (i.e., service voltage at 69,000+ volts) customers including non-profits, governmental entities and  educational institutions.

Metered loads capable of curtailing at least 100 kW at each meter.

Interval Data Recorder meter(s) and/or Smart Meters.

Sponsors committed and able to curtail regularly with 30 minutes’ notice.

An eligible project site is defined as one or more metered locations, each capable of providing at least 100 Curtailable kW.

Provide total estimated demand savings of at least 100 kW during the summer peak demand period at each Project Site on call 1-7 p.m weekdays June through September, excluding federal holidays. 

Customer commits to A maximum of two (2) Scheduled Curtailments of one to three-hour’s duration during each year of participation, plus a maximum of four (4) Unscheduled Curtailments of up to four hours each during each year of participation.
Minimum Funds: Must meet 100kW requirement ($31.50x100kW) = $3,150.00 

Maximum Funds: In 2020, CenterPoint Energy will pay the Project Sponsor (customer or third-party aggregator) $31.50 per kW of verified curtailed load, up to the approved kW amount for each site participating in the program.
1. Application period is open (CenterPoint Energy will begin accepting applications electronically (“first come/first serve”) at 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2020, continuing until the 2020 goal has been fully reserved, or May 1 of the current program year. Applicants may begin input to the database starting January 15, 2020.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Approval typically ranges 2-3 weeks.

7. After approval, funds typically received: The total incentive paid at the end of the program year will be based on the AVERAGE incentive calculated from all curtailment events
Note: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (Deregulated Utility & TDU) service territory.

1.  Fill out Application:  Project Sponsor submits the program application for CenterPoint Energy to review the proposed project for feasibility and to tentatively reserve incentive funding.

2. Contracting: The qualifying Project Sponsor (a CenterPoint Energy Customer or Aggregator) enters into a Standard Offer Contract with CenterPoint Energy.

3.  Performance Period. The Project Sponsor performs annual Scheduled and Unscheduled Curtailments when notified by CenterPoint Energy.

4.  Monitoring and Verification (M&V): CenterPoint Energy verifies demand savings from Scheduled and Unscheduled Curtailments (the “Verification Process”) utilizing the standardized PUCT M&V procedures. 

5.  Incentive Payments. CenterPoint Energy pays the Project Sponsor for Scheduled Curtailments and Unscheduled Curtailments, based on the average incentive calculated over all curtailment events
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this Incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total rebate value.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

3. IncentiFind Utilities

Toilets Rebate Program
Toilets Rebate Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Equipment: Natural gas generators which turn on automatically during any power outages. 

Dates: Program runs Early Spring - Late Fall (typically May-November)  

Offer available only to CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in TX, LA, or MS, purchasing a qualifying generator from a [participating program dealer](https://www.centerpointenergy.com/en-us/residential/services/natural-gas/natural-gas-appliances/natural-gas-standby-generators/locate-a-dealer?sa=ho)

Actual discount is based on the natural gas kW generator rating noted in the maximum funds info section.

Qualifying CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in Texas are eligible to receive a free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator from a participating program dealer in the CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program within the limited time promotional period defined 
Minimum Funds: N/A  

Maximum Funds: - 0-17 KW = $250 - 18-22 KW Air Cooled = $350 - 21-36 KW Liquid Cooled = $400 - 37-59 KW Liquid Cooled = $750 - 60 KW and up = $1,500 Free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, (<$750 MSRP value) with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator
1. Application period is open (Program typically runs from May -November)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program Participating Dealers  

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: Yes

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Depending on the availability of a participating program dealer to schedule an onsite visit

7. After approval, funds typically received: Discount is dependent on the natural gas kW generator rating
NOTE: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (TDU) service territory.

1.  Submit a form to get a free quote through this [link](https://www.centerpointenergy.com/en-us/residential/services/natural-gas/natural-gas-appliances/natural-gas-standby-generators/generator-101/register-for-a-free-quote?sa=ho)

2. Receive an onsite visit from a participating program dealer

3.  Capture discount based on the natural gas kW generator rating of your new generator purchase and receive instant rebate on the free KOHLER Automatic Transfer Switch (value up to $750)
No application is required for this incentive.
4. IncentiFind Utilities

Faucets Rebate Program
Faucets Rebate Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Dates: TBD - will announce in Spring 2020 

Offer available only to CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in TX, LA, or MS, purchasing a qualifying generator from a participating program dealer. 

Actual discount is based on the natural gas kW generator rating noted in the maximum funds info section.

Qualifying CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in Texas are eligible to receive a free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator from a participating program dealer in the 2020 CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program within the limited time promotional period defined  

Dates: April - June typically
Minimum Funds: N/A  

Maximum Funds: Natural Gas Generator **Kilowatt (KW)// Rating Discount Amount** - 0-17 KW // $250 - 18-22 KW Air Cooled // $350 - 21-36 KW Liquid Cooled // $400 - 37-59 KW Liquid Cooled // $750 - 60 KW and up // $1,500 Free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator
1. Application period is closed (The 2019 program year has ended. Check back in May 2020 for new offers.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program Participating Dealers  

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Depending on the availability of a participating program dealer to schedule an onsite visit

7. After approval, funds typically received: Discount is dependent on the natural gas kW generator rating
NOTE: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (TDU) service territory.

1.  Submit a form to get a free quote through [this link](https://www.centerpointenergy.com/en-us/residential/services/natural-gas/natural-gas-appliances/natural-gas-standby-generators/generator-101/register-for-a-free-quote?sa=ho)

2. Receive an onsite visit from a participating program dealer

3.  Capture discount based on the natural gas kW generator rating of your new generator purchase and receive instant rebate on the free KOHLER Automatic Transfer Switch (value up to $750)
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total rebate value.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

5. IncentiFind Utilities

Lighting Rebate Program
Lighting Rebate Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Oncor provides incentives to customers who install solar systems on their existing commercial facilities.
Minimum Funds: Varies by project  

Maximum Funds: Incentives must be 50% or less of the total project cost (as determined by Oncor). Service providers may not reserve or receive more than 10% of the program budget ($203,844) for 2019.
1. Funding is depleted (While the program is open the 2019 budget ($2M) is fully reserved and they have started a waitlist )

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: Oncor Service Provider

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: Yes

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
Note: Make sure you are in the Oncor Energy (Deregulated Utility) service territory.

1. Must confirm you are a customer of Oncor. 

2. Must be: a new system (with interconnection on the customer’s side of the electric meter to Oncor's electrical grid), azimuth between 90-270 degrees, Tilt angle between 0 - latitude +15 degrees, sized above 5kW DC and less than 200kW DC.

3. Confirm your building is existing, no New Construction.

4. Must use provider from Oncor website. No exceptions can be made to the contractor.

5. Contact Program manager: 
Jeff Reed -  jeff.reed@oncor.com or Cary Betts - cary.betts@oncor.com
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total rebate value.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

6. IncentiFind Utilities

Solar Bill Credit
Solar Bill Credit

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Earn bill credits for making small adjustments that conserve electricity during anticipated high-demand periods

Reliant determines a participant’s usage reduction by comparing actual kWh usage during the hours of requested reduction to the participant’s typical usage during the same time of day over the prior five weekdays. 

Participants with a usage reduction will receive a bill credit within two billing cycles following a specified reduction period.
Minimum Funds: $0.60 per kWh  

Maximum Funds: $0.60/kWh saved
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Varies by project. Please work with a program team member to ensure a streamlined process.

7. After approval, funds typically received: You will receive your credit for each month you participate (May through October) within 2 months arrears
NOTE: Make sure you are in the Reliant Energy (Deregulated REP) (Retail Energy Provider) service territory.

1. Contact Program Representative at 1-713-207-5555

2. Confirm you have a smart meter

3.Reliant will alert you during high demand periods to reduce your usage

4. Reduce energy usage
Adjust your thermostat and turn off high-usage appliances

5. Earn bill credits
Receive bill credits for reducing your energy usage during high demand periods
APPLY Services are not offered for this incentive. The owner/installer must do the application.

CITY: Houston

Organization - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Estimated Funds Estimated Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
7. City of IncentiFind

Toilets Grant Program
Toilets Grant Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Houston provides economic grants to qualifying public, private, and nonprofit organizations to stimulate business and commercial activity within Houston.
Minimum Funds: Case by case 

Maximum Funds: Case by case
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Varies

7. After approval, funds typically received: Varies
1. Contact EDD via "contact us"  form (on the website), briefly explaining their project. EDD emails a response: either explaining project does not align with  priorities or invites the developer to present the project to EDD and fill out a Business Information Form (BIF)

2. Developer presents the project to individuals within the EDD. The division scores the development using a matrix and the BIF

3. Qualifying developments are asked to discuss ways to layer their investments with other city initiatives and plans; this phase may involve several discussions and meetings across city departments, such as:
The Department of Public Works and Engineering The Planning Department
The Department of Housing and Community Development

4. The group submits a formal application. If the city finds application (including financial pro-forma) aligns with city initiatives and agrees with financial assumptions then the division begins to draft an economic development agreement with City of Houston's Legal Department

5. The agreement is presented to council for approval 
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly fee is $150-$250. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

8. City of IncentiFind

Toilets Industrial District Agreement
Toilets Industrial District Agreement

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Economic Development
Minimum Funds: NEEDS UPDATE 

Maximum Funds: NEEDS UPDATE
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
NEEDS UPDATE
NEEDS UPDATE
9. City of IncentiFind

Faucets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Faucets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Tax Abatement and other incentives offered to commercial property owners within a defined Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone.

The project plan must include:
- a map showing existing uses/conditions of real property in the zone & a map showing proposed improvements/uses of that property;
- proposed changes of zoning ordinances, the master plan of the municipality, building codes, other municipal ordinances, & subdivision rules and regulations, if any, of the county, if applicable;
- list of estimated non-project costs; and
- statement of a method of relocating persons to be displaced as a result of implementing the plan.

The reinvestment zone financing plan must include:
- a detailed list describing the estimated project costs of the zone, including administrative expenses;
- statement listing the kind, number, and location of all proposed public works or public improvements in the zone;
- economic feasibility study;
- estimated amount of bonded indebtedness to be incurred;
- time when related costs or monetary obligations are to be incurred;
- description of the methods of financing all estimated project costs &expected sources of revenue to finance or pay project costs, including the % of tax increment to be derived from the property taxes of each taxing unit that levies taxes on real property in the zone;
- current total appraised value of taxable real property in the zone;
- estimated captured appraised value of the zone during each year of its existence; and
- duration of the zone.
The governing body of the municipality that created the zone must approve a project plan or reinvestment zone financing plan after its adoption by the board. The approval must be by ordinance, in the case of a municipality, that finds that the plan is feasible and conforms to the master plan, if any, of the municipality or to subdivision rules and regulations, if any, of the county.
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Budgets vary by TIRZ zone See [here](https://www.houstontx.gov/ecodev/tirz_info.html) for more information.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Work with your lender or your tax/legal/financial professional to understand the process timeline.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Work with you lender or your tax/legal/financial professional to understand the process timeline.
1. The board of directors of a reinvestment zone shall prepare and adopt a project plan and a reinvestment zone financing plan for the zone and submit the plans to the governing body of the municipality that created the zone. 

2. The plans must be as consistent as possible with the preliminary plans developed for the zone before the creation of the board.
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.
10. City of IncentiFind

Solar Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Solar Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Tax Abatement and other incentives offered to commercial property owners within a defined Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone.

The TIRZ is strictly infrastructure development. Meaning public infrastructure like, roads, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, sidewalks, etc. Of course, all of these are items you would find in the public right-of-way.

The TIRZ has the ability to enter into a developer agreement. It would not be for a building , but for items described above.
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Budgets vary by TIRZ zone See https://www.houstontx.gov/ecodev/tirz_info.html
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert
1. Confirm which TIRZ the project is located in: http://www.houstontx.gov/ecodev/tirz.html

2. The board of directors of a reinvestment zone shall prepare and adopt a project plan and a reinvestment zone financing plan for the zone and submit the plans to the governing body of the municipality that created the zone. 

3. Contact applicable TIRZ to discuss details of project.
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.
11. City of IncentiFind

Faucets Tax Abatement
Faucets Tax Abatement

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Central Houston will work with developers of retail projects downtown on creating customized incentives. Can be part of a mixed use project. 
Minimum Funds: N/A  

Maximum Funds: N/A
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. It is recommend to always work through a certified professional. 

2. Contact IncentiFind to obtain contact for Houston Downtown Management District in order to determine eligibility
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.

COUNTY: Harris County

Organization - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Estimated Funds Estimated Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
12. IncentiFind County

Faucets Tax Abatement
Faucets Tax Abatement

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

The Harris County Budget Management Department, Office of Economic Development may provide partial tax abatement for the incremental investment associated with new commercial construction projects registered with the U.S. Green Building Council ("USGBC") seeking LEED Certification. 

The term of the tax abatement is up to 10 years provided the project met the guidelines and received the Commissioners Court’s approval.  With the Commissioner Court’s approval, the agreement may be assigned if there is a change in ownership.

To qualify, the abated properties must be expected to result in an addition to the tax base of at least $1M for "Platinum" to $10M for basic "Certified" .

The abatement is based on final certification level received from USGBC.

In regards to taking advantage of this abatement in addition to other tax incentives, all applications will be reviewed based on the Texas Property Tax Code the Guidelines set by the Commissioners Court and subject to the Court’s consideration and approval.
Minimum Funds: 1% Tax Abatement (Basic "Certified" Level) 

Maximum Funds: - Certified (Basic) Level - 1.0 % Tax Abatement - Silver Level - 2.5 % Tax Abatement - Gold Level -5.0 % Tax Abatement - Platinum Level - 10 % Tax Abatement
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert
1.  The project must meet the requirements established by the [Guidelines and Criteria for Granting Tax Abatement in a Reinvestment Zone in Harris County](http://hcoed.harriscountytx.gov/docs/TA/Harris_County_Tax_Abatement_Guidelines.pdf)

2. [Complete application through Harris County](http://hcoed.harriscountytx.gov/docs/Green/HC_GREEN_Building_Tax_Abatement_Application.pdf). $1000 non-refundable application fee prior to commencing construction or refurbishment of the applicable development. The value January 1 preceding abatement should be the value establish by Harris County Appraisal District. If the applicant must estimate value because the taxable value is not known or is combined with other properties under a single tax account, make Harris County Appraisal District aware.

3. Provide financial information for the company applying (financial statements, attorney, accountant references)

4. Provide economic information including estimated appraisal value on site 

5. The project must meet the LEED Minimum Program Requirements in order to register with USGBC.
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.

STATE: Texas

Organization - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Estimated Funds Estimated Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
13. State of IncentiFind

Toilets PACE Financing
Toilets PACE Financing

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects. PACE allows finance terms up to 20 years. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a financing mechanism that enables low-cost, long-term funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects and repaid as an assessment on the property’s regular tax bill. 
Minimum Funds: Varies by lender 

Maximum Funds: Varies by lender
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: Yes

5. Post-Audit Required: Yes

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 15 minutes

7. After approval, funds typically received: 60 to 90 days from application to receiving documentation and approvals
1. Select "Get Connected" and IncentiFind will connect you to our network of PACE lenders, and they will walk you through the rest of the process.
IncentiFind can connect you to our CPACE expert

IncentiFind works with PACE experts across the country and can get you connected to the right expert to answer your questions.

14. State of IncentiFind

Wind Grant Program
Wind Grant Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

NEEDS UPDATE
Minimum Funds: Varies by project   

Maximum Funds: Varies by project
1. 

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: 

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: 

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
NEEDS UPDATE
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly fee is $150-$250. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

15. State of IncentiFind

Lighting Property Tax Incentive
Lighting Property Tax Incentive

Contact Information

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Property Tax Exemption, Solar Appraised using Tax Code Section 23.26(c)
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Exemption applies to the added value to the property by the eligible installation, therefore property taxes are evaluated on PRE-SYSTEM installation
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel

2. Review Comptroller Form 50-123. Counties are required to accept Comptroller’s Form. County Appraisal District (where property is located) is ultimately the decision marker

3. Take “before” photos immediately of the property

4. File with the appraisal district where the property is located

5. Exemption lasts until the system is removed
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Window Films Property Tax Incentive
Window Films Property Tax Incentive

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johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Property Tax Exemption, Solar Appraised using Tax Code Section 23.26(c). 
Minimum Funds: N/A 

Maximum Funds: Exemption applies to the added value to the property by the eligible installation, therefore property taxes are evaluated on PRE-SYSTEM installation
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel

2. Review Comptroller Form 50-123. Counties are required to accept Comptroller’s Form. County Appraisal District (where property is located) is ultimately the decision marker

3. Take “before” photos immediately of the property

4. File with the appraisal district where the property is located

5. Exemption lasts until the system is removed
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.
17. State of IncentiFind

Lighting Property Tax Incentive
Lighting Property Tax Incentive

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johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Property Tax Incentive for Water Conservation measures implemented
on commercial properties.
Minimum Funds: N/A 

Maximum Funds: Property designated by a taxing unit as property upon which approved local initiatives have been implemented may be exempt. The taxing unit may exempt part or all of the value of property with approved water conservation, desalination or brush control
1. Application period is open (This incentive program is NOT available in TRAVIS COUNTY, HARRIS COUNTY, DALLAS COUNTY for 2020.  Contact the governing body of your taxing unit to verify participation.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel.  We can also connect you to one of our experts who can do this for you.

2. Use form: 50-270. Counties may use their own form, however they must  at least answer the questions shown on this form; Counties may ask additional questions. * (Confirm this incentive has been adopted by your County)*

3. Send the form to your County Tax Appraisal office with your tax documents 
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Window Films Sales Tax Incentive
Window Films Sales Tax Incentive

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johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Sales Tax Exemption on: 
- rainwater harvesting equipment or supplies
- water recycling and reuse equipment or supplies
- or other equipment, services, or supplies used solely to reduce or eliminate water use

For the purpose of exemption, “solely” means the equipment, supplies or services are used exclusively for the reason stated. Items that do not meet the “sole purpose test” are not exempt.

For example, a toilet (even a low-water-use toilet) does not qualify for the exemption since it is not solely used to reduce or eliminate water use. 

The maximum sales tax rate in Texas is 8.25% (6.25% state).  
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Varies by the total cost of the water conserving system.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Approval typically ranges 2-3 weeks.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Work with you lender or your tax/legal/financial professional to understand the process timeline.
1. To claim this exemption, the purchaser must fill out and give a Tax Exemption Application Form 01-339 to the supplier at the time of purchase.

2. You may want to scan, or take a picture of your Purchase Receipt for your records.

3. Your exemption certificate must include all of the following:
- the purchaser’s name and address
- a description of the item to be purchased
- the reason the purchase is exempt from tax
- the purchaser’s signature and the date
- the seller’s name and address
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FEDERAL

Organization - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Estimated Funds Estimated Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
19. Country of IncentiFind

Faucets Loan Program
Faucets Loan Program

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johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Solutions reward borrowers for investing in smart energy and water-saving improvements or green building certified properties at refinance,  acquisition, or supplemental financing. Fannie Mae offers a suite of Green Financing solutions: Green Rewards, Green Building Certification Pricing,
and C-PACE consent.
Minimum Funds: N/A 

Maximum Funds: N/A
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: Pre-Qualified HPB Consultants: https://multifamily.fanniemae.com/financing-options/specialty-financing/green-financing/hpb-energy-audit-report

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Varies by project

7. After approval, funds typically received: Varies by project
1. Confirm your property has one of the select certifications recognized by Fannie Mae from one of the following Multifamily Green Building Certification entities: Build It Green, Enterprise Community Partners, Green Building Initiative, Home Innovation Research Labs, International Living Future Institute, Passive House Institute, Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), Southface, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, &  U.S. Green Building Council

2. Ask your Fannie Mae DUS® lender for Green Building Certification Pricing

3. Call your Fannie Mae lender today or [click here](www.fanniemaegreenfinancing.com)
APPLY Services are not offered for this incentive. The owner/installer must do the application..
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HVAC Corporate Tax Credit
HVAC Corporate Tax Credit

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johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

The Corporate Tax Credit is available for the following equipment placed in service during the tax year:
- Fuel Cell Property
- Solar Energy Property
- Small Wind Energy Property
- Geothermal Property
- Microturbine Property
- Combined Heat and Power System (CHP) Property
- Geothermal Heat Pump System Property

Must be onsite generation and use.

Tax credits and depreciation deduction normally go with the entity that paid for the improvement. 
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Fuel Cells – Limited to $1,500 per 0.5 kW. Microturbines – Not to exceed $200 per kW. Additional limitations apply to: - Combined Heat and power System (CHP) Property - Small Wind Energy Turbines Generally, the commercial ITC is equal to 26% of the basis of eligible Fuel Cell Property, Solar Energy Property, and Small Wind Energy Property. Generally, the commercial ITC is equal to 10% of the basis of eligible Geothermal Property, Microturbines, and Combined Heat and power System (CHP) Property.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Work with your lender or your tax/legal/financial professional to understand the process timeline.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Work with you lender or your tax/legal/financial professional to understand the process timeline.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel.
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.
21. Country of IncentiFind

Lighting Corporate Tax Deduction
Lighting Corporate Tax Deduction

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johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

Tax Deduction for the recovery of the cost of tangible property over the statutorily prescribed recovery period. MACRS is the depreciation used for most property.

Tax credits and depreciation deduction normally go with the entity that paid for the improvement. 
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Under Section 179, for 2020 a business may elect to expense up to $1,040,000 of the purchase price of qualifying equipment. However, the maximum expense allowed is limited by the amount of equipment purchased in the current year. Purchases in excess of the allowable amount will result in a dollar-for-dollar reduction in the maximum allowable expense.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel. 

2. Make sure your system equipment is eligible.

3. For equipment on which ITC is claimed, owner must reduce the project’s depreciable basis by ½ the value of 26% ITC. (The owner is able to deduct 85% of tax basis).
IncentiFind can connect you to our expert who can explain how this incentive may be right for your project.