Section 27-167 Energy efficiency loans.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20065 on 09/15/2008, Section 27-167 read as follows.
(a) The city hereby establishes an electric customer
rebate program to encourage the
purchase of the following types of equipment:
1. Energy efficient heating, ventilating and air conditioning
2. Ground source heat pumps;
3. Solar hot water heater;
4. Photovoltaic systems; and
5. Lighting upgrades, insulation, and other thermal
Each category shall have specifications and requirements developed by the water and light
advisory board, outlined in the program details, which shall be approved by the city manager.
(b) For purposes of providing electric customer rebates,
the water and light department shall
establish criteria for each type of equipment with regard to proper proof of purchase and
installation of equipment to insure the integrity of each project. Each proposed project shall
reviewed by the water and light department to insure that it provides the intended benefits of the
(c) In order to be eligible for reimbursement, the
customer must follow all guidelines
established for each program. Equipment must be approved by the water and light department
before any reimbursement will be awarded.
(d) Rebates for energy efficiency HVAC or ground source
heat pump equipment larger than
five (5) tons of cooling capacity or PV systems greater than ten (10) kilowatts will be conditional
on a financial assessment by the water and light department and must be pre-approved by the
water and light director.