The City of Corvallis has $10,000 waiting for your energy efficiency home upgrade. Use it by December 31st or lose it!  SELF Flyer Oct 2011

Do you have a wish list of energy efficiency upgrades you’d like to make before the holidays? The City of Corvallis has low-interest loans of $2,500 to $10,000 for the energy efficiency project of your dreams, but the funds are only available through December 31st.

Join us on Wednesday, October 19 at 7:00 at the South Co-op Community Meeting Room to learn more about the Saving Energy Loan Fund (SELF) and to get personalized, one-on-one assistance from a volunteer Energy Advocate who can talk with you about your energy efficiency projects and all of the great funding options that are available including the SELF loan, Energy Trust of Oregon incentives, and federal and state tax credits.

Multiple efficiency projects may be bundled into a single loan.  Interest rates vary depending on the loan amount, with the loan paid back over five years.  Qualifying projects include:

  • WEATHERIZATION (floor, wall, and ceiling insulation; duct testing and sealing; duct insulation; and air testing and sealing)
  • SPACE HEATING (high-efficiency heat pump, high-efficiency gas furnace)
  • WATER HEATING (electric heat pump water heater, tankless gas water heater, solar water heating system, dishwasher)
  • SOLAR ELECTRIC (installed in conjunction with another qualifying project)

SELF is made possible by a collaboration of the City of Corvallis, the Corvallis Environmental Center, and the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition.

For more information, visit Energize Corvallis online or call 541-758-NRGY.