Thursday 10:30 AM
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Room: Diamond

FREE MONEY: Grant Funding for Your Energy Efficiency Improvement Project

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has a program to provide grant funding for projects that improve electrical and natural gas efficiency. Public sector entities such as municipalities can take advantage of this opportunity to upgrade water and wastewater treatment plants. This presentation will cover program guidelines, the application process, and a case study.

Moderator:  Chris Ulm


Elisa Bonkowski - Baxter & Woodman, Inc.

Elisa Bonkowski, P.E. has worked with consulting firms in Texas, Oregon, and Illinois, and since 2003, is a project manager/project engineer with Baxter & Woodman, Inc. in Crystal Lake, Illinois.   She has collaborated with various communities in Illinois to obtain Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Public Sector Energy Efficiency program funding for their energy efficiency projects.  Elisa will present "FREE MONEY: Grant Funding for Your Energy Efficiency Improvement Project”.