mPOWER reminds residential and non-residential property owners that the fee waiver for water saving project applications ends October 31, 2015. This processing fee waiver will save residential applicants $500 and non-residential applicants $1,300, for water conservation projects of $1,500 or more.
Water conservation improvements that can be financed include low-flow toilets, high efficiency nozzles and faucets, drip irrigation systems, improved hot water delivery, and lawn replacement with artificial turf. Applications can also include improvements such as tankless water heaters and weather-based smart-controllers for irrigation systems.
mPOWER provides financing to both residential and non-residential property owners for the installation of energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable generation (typically solar) improvements. The improvements can be financed for up to 20 years and are repaid by adding the annual amount due to the property tax bill.
Since its inception, mPOWER has provided more than $32 million in financing to more than 1,000 property owners making it the most successful public energy efficiency and water conservation financing program in the Sacramento region. mPOWER Program objectives are to create jobs, increase energy independence, promote water conservation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
mPOWER is currently available throughout Placer County, the cities of Roseville, Auburn, Rocklin, and the City of Folsom. It is in the process of expanding to other municipalities throughout the region. Individuals, businesses and municipalities can contact mPOWER at www.mpowerplacer.org and www.mpowerfolsom.org or by calling toll free 877-396-7693.