While recent state legislation across the region has codified ambitious greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in statute, these bills have had a clear lack of funding to address the massive capital investment needed. The tide may now be turning, however, with the recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act and the implementation of significant state-level incentives, such as those laid out in Massachusetts' new energy efficiency triennial plan. This session will review the emerging funding landscape and identify effective strategies to leverage and stack these various incentives.
Approved for 1 credit hour toward AIA (LU), BOC, and NARI certification. Credit is offered for each full conference day toward MA CSL, PHI, Phius, and RESNET certification.
- Describe current state and federal incentives available for electrifying building heating and cooling systems in the Northeast
- Identify what has changed for building electrification and envelope improvement incentives over the last 12 months
- Explain where to start if someone wants to evaluate and/or pursue these incentive opportunities
- Describe how incentives differ for air-source versus ground-source heat pump projects