The applicant contacts the Department of Planning, 410-386-5145
Proof of the type of energy efficiency product must be given (e.g. work contract, project cost estimate)
Fornonrenewableenergy projects an energy audit is required to determine if the project will make the home more energy efficient and reduce energy bills
An Energy Star Certified Home Energy Audit is required to determine what deficiencies need to be corrected in the home and / or establish if a renewable energy system will provide a reasonable return on the investment. Home energy audits must include both blower door tests and infrared camera imagery tests. The Homeowner is responsible for paying for the home energy audit.
Upon approval from the County the applicant must contact Farmers and Merchants Bank and apply for a loan
Upon approval by the bank 90% of the funds are released for the project
Upon project completion of the project must be inspected by the appropriate County official
The remaining 10% of the project loan funds are released