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Business Energy Retrofit

The Business Energy Retrofit Program (BER) is designed to aid in financing the energy retrofit project. The BER Program will support and provide the business 1/3 up to $20,000 in eligible retrofit expenses.  

Businesses are encouraged to return the BER Program Application and Release Form by February 1.  Please see the attached information, and spread the word to your local businesses.  Information is also available online (

Contact Vince Meyer (Business Energy Retrofit Program Coordinator) with questions.

Vincent Meyer            
Business Energy Retrofit Program Coordinator
Office: 218-735-6828

In addition there is the Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.  Through PACE, energy-saving measures pursued by the owners receive project financing and are repaid as a separate item on their property tax assessment for a set period. PACE eliminates the burden of upfront costs by providing low-cost, long-term financing.  PACE is currently available throughout St. Louis and Cook counties (  


Mt. Iron BER Handout 1-18-18

FY18 BER How It Works

FY18 BER Program Description

PACE Factsheet

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