Presentation on theme: "Building Star and the HVAC Industry David Calabrese, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy."— Presentation transcript:
Building Star and the HVAC Industry David Calabrese, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy
Industry Approach Benefits of 25C Residential Tax Credits Different Approaches Manufacturer credits Consumer Whole house/building credits Rebates Commercial products not typically covered Work cooperatively w/Advocacy Groups
Building Star Program Non-HVACR prescriptive measures include: Building envelope upgrades Lighting Controls HVACR prescriptive measures include: Water Heaters Boilers Furnaces AC and Heat Pumps Chillers Variable Speed Drives for Motors Servicing of heating/cooling equipment
Building Star: Chiller Rebate Rebate of $150/ton of cooling capacity of chiller being replaced, provided that: New chiller meets ASHRAE 90.1-2010 efficiency levels Chiller being replaced uses CFC refrigerant installed before Jan 1, 1993 Building owner performs a building energy audit Additional incentive available of $100/ton for each ton downsized, if all distribution pumps upgraded to include VFDs.
Building Star: Boiler Rebate Rebate provided for boilers between 300,000 and 5,000,000 BTU/h which: For gas, 90+ TE, $ 10 per 1,000 BTU/h For oil, 85+ TE, $3 per 1,000 BTU/h
Building Star: Furnace Rebate Rebate provided for natural gas furnace that meets or exceeds 90 TE. No minimum or maximum BTU/h capacity Rebate amount: $5 per 1,000 BTU/h
Building Star: AC and HP Rebate Rebate provided for 3 phase unitary AC or HP which: For products meeting CEE Tier I levels = $100/ton For products meeting CEE Tier II levels = $200/ton CEE Tiers are those that exist as of Jan. 1, 2010.
Incentives and Tax Credits Home Star Building Star 25C Tax Credits Extension/Renewal? Commercial HVACR and WH Credits Chiller Tax Credit