http://www.EnergyManagerToday.com – Soon rebates for energy efficiency improvements will be made available to any city in the State of Georgia’s downtown area. Rebates will range from $25,000 to $100,000, accounting for 25% of pre-approved upgrade costs. Rebate funds are available to commercial, mixed-use, and multifamily buildings for projects such as lighting and HVAC upgrades. Projects must achieve a minimum improvement of 20% reduction in energy use and have a return on investment of ten years or less, as well as comply with ENERGY STAR, LEED, or EarthCraft certification standards. Full article.