RHC Project Resources
The following Web pages offer additional information and resources related to renewable heating and cooling (RHC) project development and thermal energy use.
Visit the RHC Webinars page
Learn more about how organizations are taking advantage of renewable heating and cooling resources to reduce their environmental impact and carbon footprint. These webinars provide perspectives and insights into different technologies, applications, and innovative financing approaches, as well as organizational leadership in thermal energy use.
RHC Project Development Tools
Visit the RHC Project Development Tools page
Learn about many different tools and resources common to renewable heating and cooling project development, as well as a list of considerations and questions you should ask when contemplating a project for your organization. Resources and tools on this page include calculators, system design tools, resource evaluation tools, system component selection, developer and project integrator resources, financial resources, and resources for policymakers.
Financial Incentives for RHC
Visit the Financial Incentives for RHC page
Learn more about the types of financial incentives that are available for renewable heating and cooling projects. This page provides links to information on personal and corporate tax credits and deductions, loans and loan guarantee programs, grants, and utility incentives and rebates.
U.S. Heat Metering Standard
Visit the U.S. Heat Metering Standard page
Learn more about an industry-government effort to develop a voluntary consensus-based U.S. Heat Metering Standard that defines the performance and operational characteristics of heat metering instruments (e.g., Btu meters). Heat meters play an important role in hydronic heating and cooling applications across a wide array of conventional and renewable projects and applications.