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PROJECT INFO


  • Soft Estimate
  • Tax Incentives $70,000
  • Rebates $50,000
  • Projected Savings$120,000
  • Apply Services

Project Name: Example Project

Project ID: ICFP-00000000

Name: Jane Doe

Email: example@incentifind.com

Address: 123 Main Street

Asset Type: Commercial (Multi-Family) - Existing (<10 years)

Project Size:5000 sq. feet

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

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

Website Survey Completed: July 08, 2019

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Disclaimer

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 help you apply to in the "APPLY Services" column as well as the fee associated with the incentive's application process.


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

Each of the incentives you see listed in the above chart are detailed for you below. 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.

LOCAL: Utility

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

Lighting Performance-Based Incentive
Lighting Performance-Based Incentive

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

**PROJECT ELIGIBILITY:** - 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 **PROJECT REQUIREMENTS:** - Commercial customers taking service at the distribution level (i.e., service voltage at 34,500 volts or less), and/or certain eligible transmission level (i.e., service voltage at 69,000 volts or greater) customers including non-profits, governmental entities andeducational 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. **CUSTOMER COMMITMENTS:** - By its participation, the eligible customer or other project sponsor pledges to not attempt to participate in other load management programs or other CenterPoint Energy incentive programs using the same Curtailable Loads during the same timeframe (i.e., there is no “double-dipping” permitted with ERCOT or any other bidding programs). - The customer further commits to stand ready for a maximum of six curtailments each year as follows: - 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. - Actual curtailments have totaled six hours or less (two scheduled) each year of the program, but program sponsors must be prepared for the full complement each year. - The availability period is limited to 1-7 p.m. weekdays, June through September, excluding federal holidays. **Project Sponsor and Site Eligibility**\ Eligible Project Sponsors include: - National or local energy service companies (ESCOs) or other aggregation groups. - Retail electricity providers (REPs). - Individual customers that identify Curtailable Load in their own facilities. To ensure that the CenterPoint Energy’s incentive budget is allocated to projects that are likely to meet with success, all Project Sponsors are required to demonstrate a commitment to fulfilling program objectives and competency in completing their proposed project. Project Sponsors may be required to submit information concerning their loads, operating characteristics, and experience as part of the application process. 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 open (CenterPoint Energy will begin accepting applications electronically   )

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

Solar Performance-Based Incentive
Solar 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
3. IncentiFind Utilities

Faucets Rebate Program
Faucets 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 Plus, $300 dollars off and your 1st year maintenance contract free with the purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator from an eligible participating dealer.
1. Application period is closed (Our program offer period has ended for 2020.

Please check back in May 2021.)

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

HVAC Rebate Program
HVAC Rebate Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

**Eligible CenterPoint customers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas will receive:** - Up to $1,500 off the purchase of a qualifying natural gas generator* -Dates for the discounted gas generator run May 1 to June 15, 2020. - $300 rebate on a qualifying unit*. - Customers will also receive their first-year maintenance contract with their eligible, participating dealer at no cost to the customer for 12 full months from time of installation **Offer valid on the following Kohler generator products:** - 8RESV(L), 1 - 2RES - 10RESV(L) - 12RESV(L) - 14RESA/RCA(L) - 20RESC/RCA(L) - 20RESD - 24RCL - 30RCL - 38RCL(B) - 48RCL(B) - 60RCL(A) - KG80R - 100ERESD - 125ERESC - 150ERESC generators. Dates typically run April - October annually 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 Plus, an additional $300 rebate on a qualifying units and the first-year maintenance contract for free
1. Application period is closed

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: No application necessary.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Instant rebate is received at time of purchase.
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.

5. IncentiFind Utilities

Toilets Rebate Program
Toilets Rebate Program

Contact Information

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

# Eligibility **To qualify:** - Your business facility must be located in Oncor’s participating service area and receive electricity from an Oncor meter. - Examples of eligible facilities include:\ **>** restaurants\ **>** retail stores\ **>** health care facilities\ **>** warehouses\ **>** office buildings. **The solar photovoltaic system must meet the following requirements:** - System must be new. Sites that have existing solar arrays installed are not eligible for an incentive. - Solar array azimuth should be 90 to 270 degrees. - Tilt angle should be between 0 (horizontal) and latitude + 15 degrees. - The customer must sign an Interconnection Agreement with Oncor. - Minimum system size is 5 kW AC. - The largest system size accepted is 200 kW AC. - Commercial systems must be LESS THAN 75% of annual peak demand. - Systems that are more than 75% ARE NOT eligible. Minimum Funds: Varies by project

Maximum Funds: Varies by Project
1. Application period is open (Oncor's programs typically run from January through November on an annual basis.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: Oncor Service Provider

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: Yes

5. Post-Audit Required: Yes

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Assumes the project timeline. Varies depending on scope of the project.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Please allow up to 90 days to receive incentive payment.
Note: Make sure you are in the Oncor Energy (TDU) service territory. 1. Customers work with [service providers](https://www.oncor.com/takealoadofftexas/pages/findaprovider) to determine eligibility and define the technical specifications of a solar electric system suitable for their property. 2. The selected service provider completes an application in EEPM, submitting technical details of the proposed system to the Program Manager for review. 3. The program manager reviews the incentive application, and either approves the application or informs the service provider of the reason for denial. Approvals indicate the incentive dollar amount reserved and the period of time the incentive reservation is valid. 4. The Service Provider constructs the proposed system, submits an Installation Notice and an Interconnection Agreement, and passes a post inspection. Oncor sends an incentive check directly to the service provider.

APPLY Services are not offered for this incentive. The owner/installer must do the application.

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: Grant distributions are funded on a case to case basis depending on project scope.
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 } else {

IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly fee is $150-$250. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

}
8. City of IncentiFind

Window Films Industrial District Agreement
Window Films 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 } else {

NEEDS UPDATE

}
9. City of IncentiFind

Toilets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Toilets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone

Third Party Expert

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

# Eligibility 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. Confirm which TIRZ the project is located in [here](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. 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 third party expert who can explain why this incentive may be right for your project.

} else {

IncentiFind can connect you to our third party expert who can explain why this incentive may be right for your project.

}
10. City of IncentiFind

Wind Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Wind Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone

Third Party Expert

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

# Eligibility 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)
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 [here](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. 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 third party expert who can explain why this incentive may be right for your project.

} else {

IncentiFind can connect you to our third party expert who can explain why this incentive may be right for your project.

}
11. City of IncentiFind

Lighting Tax Abatement
Lighting Tax Abatement

Third Party Expert

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 third party expert who can explain why this incentive may be right for your project.

} else {

IncentiFind can connect you to our third party expert who can explain why 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

Third Party Expert

johndoe@incentifind.com

123-456-7890

# Eligibility **Eligible Property** - An abatement may be extended to the value of buildings, structures, fixed-in-place machinery and equipment, site improvements plus that office space and related fixed-in-place improvements necessary to the operation and administration of the facility. The value of all property shall be the Certified Appraised Value for each year, as finally determined by the Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD). **Ineligible Property** - The following types of property shall be fully taxable and ineligible for abatement: land; inventories; supplies; tools; furnishings, and other forms of movable personal property; vehicles; vessels; aircraft; housing; hotel accommodations; deferred maintenance investments; property to be rented or leased (except as provided in Leased Facilities below); property with an economic life of less than 15 years; property owned or used by the State of Texas or its political subdivisions or by any organization owned, operated or directed by a political subdivision of the State of Texas, or any property exempted by local, state or federal law. When such exempted property includes manufacturing machinery and equipment listed in the Investment Budget (as required in the Application), then the value of such property may not be included toward the achievement of investment or valuation thresholds set out in the Agreement. **Eligible Facility** - Manufacturing Facility - Research Facility, Regional - Distribution Center Facility - Regional Service Facility - Regional Entertainment Facility - Research and Development Facility - Other Basic Industry Facility. **Basic Qualifications for Tax Abatement**\ To be eligible for designation as a reinvestment zone and receive tax abatement the planned improvement: - Must be shown to increase the appraised value of the property at least $1 million upon completion of the contractually-defined construction period; - Must be shown to directly create or prevent the loss of permanent full-time employment for at least 25 people within the reinvestment zone upon completion of the contractually-defined employment period; - Must be competitively-sited; and - Must be shown not to solely or primarily have the effect of transferring employment from one part of the County to another. Minimum Funds: 1% Tax Abatement (Basic "Certified" Level)

Maximum Funds: Projects are eligible for abatement of new value, subject to an abatement cap to be calculated as $1 million per job created/retained times the number of such jobs as required in a tax abatement agreement. - **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.

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STATE: Texas

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HVAC PACE Financing
HVAC PACE Financing

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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.

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Lighting Grant Program
Lighting Grant Program

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NEEDS UPDATE Minimum Funds: Varies by project

Maximum Funds: Varies by project
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2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: 

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7. After approval, funds typically received: 
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Solar Property Tax Incentive
Solar Property Tax Incentive

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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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Wind Property Tax Incentive
Wind Property Tax Incentive

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Texas offers this property tax exemption that allows owners to get a tax exempmtion using [form 50-123](https://www.katyedc.org/media/userfiles/subsite_70/files/Incentives/50-123%20(1).pdf) for the amount of the appraised value of the property after installing solar or wind-powered energy device. It's primary use could be for the production and distribution of for on-site use, or devices used to store that energy. "Solar" is broadly defined to include a range of biomass technologies. - thermal - mechanical - electrical energy **Incentive Type:** Property tax exemption - commercial, industrial & residential. **Eligible Renewable Technologies:** - Passive solar space heat, - Solar water heat - Solar space heat - Solar thermal electric - Solar thermal process heat - Solar photovoltaics - Wind - Biomass - Storage technologies - Solar pool heating - Anaerobic digestion 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 _Example: If your property is valued and taxed at $150,000 and you add a $15,000 system that increases the property value, the exemption applies to the added value_ _Wtih the exemption you will only be taxed on the property value before you added the 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: 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

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Window Films Property Tax Incentive
Window Films Property Tax Incentive

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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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Wind Sales Tax Incentive
Wind Sales Tax Incentive

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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: Typically within 4-6 weeks. Varies based on review of application.

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

APPLY Services are not offered for this incentive. The owner/installer must do the application.

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Organization - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Estimated Funds Estimated Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
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Window Films Loan Program
Window Films Loan Program

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This initiative provides owners of multifamily properties (rental or cooperative properties with 5+ units) with valuable green financing solutions and tools to make smart energy- and water-saving property improvements. - Only multifamily properties are eligible for the program. - Single family homeowners are not eligible for this program. -The properties may be located anywhere in US - Must be able to project a 20% minimum consumption savings in energy and/or water to qualify for a Green Rewards loan - The selected property upgrades must be completed within 12 months of loan closing 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: Green Rewards, Green Preservation Plus, and the Green Building Certification Pricing Break, all of which are eligible for a 10 basis points (0.1%) reduction in the all-in interest rate.

Maximum Funds: Varies based on size, scope and savings for every project.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: Pre-Qualified HPB Consultants

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. 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)

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HVAC Corporate Tax Credit
HVAC Corporate Tax Credit

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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.

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Solar Corporate Tax Deduction
Solar Corporate Tax Deduction

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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).

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