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Notice of Funding Availability - Pathways to DC Building Energy Performance Standards

Friday, January 31, 2020

DOEE seeks eligible entities to generate and communicate study results regarding the District’s Building Energy Performance Standard Program (BEPS) to District residents and building owners. The Clean Energy Omnibus Act of 2018 (CEDC Act) mandates that DOEE engage an independent third party to conduct a comprehensive study to help District residents and building owners better understand the potential for cost impacts and benefits of the BEPS Program. The CEDC Act also mandates that the specifications of the study receive input from the Mayor-appointed BEPS Task Force, established pursuant to Section 302 of the CEDC Act. The amount available for the project is up to $150,000.

A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download from the attachments below.

Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2020-2009-EA” in the subject line.

Pick up a copy in person from the Department’s reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. To make an appointment, call Andrew Held at (202) 727-8950 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Andrew Held RE:2020-2009-EA” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is 3/2/2020, at 4:30 p.m. Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].

An information meeting/conference call and opportunity for questions and answers will be held: 2/7/2020 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. You can call into the session or attend in person. To call in the number is 877-730-3868, and the participant code is 7706597. The address, to attend in person, is 1200 First Street NE, 5th floor, Washington DC, 20002.

Eligibility: The institutions below may apply for these grants:

  • Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations;
  • Faith-based organizations;
  • Government agencies
  • Universities/educational institutions; and
  • Private Enterprises.

For additional information regarding this RFA, write to: [email protected].