Brian Higgins
Arch City Development
Columbus Green Building Forum
12/5/2009

  • Solar Photovoltaic Energy Incentive
    • Ohio Department of Developments State Grant
  • Residential Wind energy Incentive
    • Ohio Department of Developments State Grant
      • Wind not great source in central Ohio
      • Dublin has one windmill
  • ECO-Link Program for Ohioans
    • Loan to borrow with up to a 3% reduction
    • Like 203b
  • Federal Tax Credits
    • Tax Credit 30% up to $1,500, expire 12/31/2010 (may expanded)
      • Biomass
      • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
      • Insulation
      • Roofs
      • Water Heaters(non solar)
      • Windows and doors
    • Tax Credit 30%, expire 12/31/2010 (may expanded)
      • Geothermal heat Pumps
      • Small wind Turbines
      • Solar energy systems
    • Tax Credit 30% up to $1,500, expire 12/31/2010 (may expanded)
      • Fuel Cells
  • Future: Columbus SID for residential
    • May not be able to then take other credits
  • No credits for renters or leasing. Only for primary residence.
  • Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM)
  • Private Rebate
    • Green Energy Ohio – GEO Solar thermal Rebate Program
    • From the Sierra Club, Green Energy Ohio
    • Rebates for solar water heating systems.
  • American Electric Power
    • Smart Grid – they have selected homes already.
    • Appliance recycling Program
      • $25.00 for removal for second refrigerator
    • Discounts for compact fluorescent light bulbs
  • Developer Housing
    • Ohio Housing Finance Agency – Ohio Green Communities
      • Incentive for green developments.
    • Enterprise Community Partners
      • Three pools of money for housing developments.
        • Charretts, Planning, tracking
        • Loan Program
        • Low-Income housing tax credit Equity
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