Get a quick estimate of the benefits potentially available through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) for your multifamily affordable housing to go green.
ICAST has created a Resource Guide meant to help MF owners and managers, policymakers, regulators, utilities, energy efficiency program implementers, and affordable housing stakeholders overcome the barriers to deploying VHE technologies in MF properties.
The combination of Solar Investment Tax Credits (ITC), Solar For All (SFA), and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) funding will make your solar/BESS project virtually free.
This Resource Guide is the culmination of a multi-year effort to develop a sustainable and scalable approach for the deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) and potentially solar PV-plus-energy storage solutions for the benefit of the low-income (LI) residents of multifamily affordable housing (MFAH).
Driving Market-Based Sustainability
Retrofits, Consulting, and Investment for Multifamily Housing
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ICAST is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that delivers green solutions to positively impact local communities to preserve the affordability of housing, address climate change, and provide local jobs and workforce training to underserved populations.
Housing Retrofits & Upgrades
Retrofits and upgrades make housing more affordable, sustainable, and profitable. ICAST's one-stop-shop services help multifamily housing owners implement cost-effective retrofits.
Demand Side Management
Demand-side management helps utilities meet requirements for multifamily housing. Through efficiency improvements and resident education programs, ICAST can help you shift energy consumption and money.
Carbon Credits Program
ICAST’s Carbon Credit Project monetizes the value of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reductions achieved through our green, whole-building retrofits for multifamily (MF) housing in order to fund future projects.
ICAST offers multiple solar services and programs to suit your needs. One of our goals is to provide solar energy to low-income residents living in multifamily housing, which we do through community and multifamily solar.
Advice from ICAST experts helps property owners drive down operating costs, plan retrofit projects, and navigate financing options. Figuring out the smartest way to operate your building opens up benefits and incentives such as MIP reduction.
One of ICAST's core values is to educate people on sustainability and energy conservation in a way that motivates them to take action. We provide a wide variety of materials and resources that are accessible to everyone.
ICAST provides expertise and training in sustainable energy initiatives, housing retrofits, energy efficiency financing and more. Get the tools you need to succeed with our free and easy to understand resources.
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