Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is an innovative financing technique that uses cost savings from reduced energy consumption to repay the cost of installing energy conservation measures. Normally offered by Energy Service Companies (ESCOs), this innovative financing technique allows building users to achieve energy savings without up front capital expenses. The costs of the energy improvements are borne by the performance contractor and paid back out of the energy savings. Other advantages include the ability to use a single contractor to do necessary energy audits and retrofit and to guarantee the energy savings from a selected series of conservation measures.
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EPC Review Process
Requests for Proposals
Energy Service Agreement (ESA)
HUD Regulations / Notices / Procedures
Federal Energy Management Program
EPC Database Summary Files
Alternative financing representatives (AFRs) at the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) can be contacted to assist with the Energy Performance Contract (EPC) process, answer questions, and access appropriate FEMP resources. FEMP also teaches EPC workshops and telecourses. Learn more about FEMP services and find an AFR.