Grant and Rebates
Faith buildings are eligible to apply for a number of incentive programs. These programs are a great way to find matching funds to support your application to the Faithful Footprints program. You can work with your energy auditor to determine which programs would be applicable to your project.
SaskPower will provide 90% of the cost of an energy assessment for approved commercial buildings.
Commercial Lighting Incentive
The Commercial Lighting Incentive provides commercial buildings in Saskatchewan with access to select, premium energy-efficient lighting equipment at a discounted price. The program can help significantly lower your business’s electricity costs.
Commercial Boiler Program
SaskEnergy offers an incentive program to subsidize the purchase of high efficiency boilers for commercial buildings.
Commercial HVAC Program
SaskEnergy offers an incentive program to subsidise the purchase of high efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment.
Solar Power Rebate
SaskPower has a net metering program that both subsidizes approximately 20% of the upfront cost of installing solar power, while allowing customers to ‘sell’ unused energy to the grid in exchange for energy credits.
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Hiring a contractor
Now that you’ve been approved for funding, here comes the fun part! You get to invest in important building improvements that will lower your energy bills and your carbon footprint, contributing to the long term sustainability of your building. Congratulations!
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Energy Assessment Companies
SaskPower’s energy assessment program provides qualified energy auditors to complete an assessment of your commercial building, with 90% of the cost of the audit covered by SaskPower.
SaskPower also offers a free, online energy assessment for your building. (link to: https://www.saskpower.com/Efficiency-Programs-and-Tips/Business-Savings-Programs/Analyze-Your-Use/Online-Energy-Efficiency-Assessment-for-Business)
· Energy Efficiency Contractors: (link to: https://www.saskenergy.com/network_members/default.asp) SaskEnergy maintains a list of approved energy efficiency contractors. Use the simple search tool on their website to connect with approved contractors in your area.
· Solar Installers: Interested in installing solar energy? Contact the Faithful Footprints regional hub office at (insert Prairie region faithful footprints email here) and we will recommend suitable contractors based on your specific project.
· Geothermal Energy Installers: Interested in installing geothermal energy? Contact the Faithful Footprints regional hub office at (insert Prairie region faithful footprints email here) and we will recommend suitable contractors based on your specific project.