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					                                                           North Carolina Department of Commerce
Beverly Eaves Perdue, Governor                                                                                                                                                                            J. Keith Crisco, Secretary
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DATE: December 1, 2009                                                                                                                                                                               CONTACT -- : Seth Effron
RELEASE: Immediate                                                                                                                                                                                   PHONE: 919.733.1922
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       N.C. ENERGY OFFICE ANNOUNCES CLASSES TO HELP AGENCIES SEEKING FEDERAL ENERGY
                         EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS
                     One-Day Class Will Help Potential Applicants For Technical Assistance
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Energy Office will offer a series of one-day classes to help potential applications for
Federal Recovery Act funds under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. The classes will assist
a variety of agencies, including state and local government agencies, UNC system institutions, community colleges and
public schools. Learn about the plans, forms, reporting and other requirements for those who participate in the federal
grant program.
There is no fee or advance registration required for participation in the classes. While the training is not mandatory, it is
strongly encouraged. The following is the schedule of classes to be held and their locations. Classes will start at 9 a.m.
and continue until 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 2:                                     Elizabeth City State University Center for Green Research and Evaluation; Room 206, New
                                                     Student Center, 1704 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City; Contact -- Sharon Campbell
                                                     (919) 274-6845
Friday, Dec. 4:                                      Asheville-Buncombe Community College; Enka Campus, 1459 Sand Hill Road, Candler;
                                                     Contact -- Daya Apunte (828) 242-8722
                                                     Isothermal Council of Government, 111 West Court St., Rutherfordton; Contact -- Chris
                                                     Finnican (201) 563-8748
Monday, Dec. 7:                                      N.C. State University Solar Center; NCSU Centennial Campus, Research Building 4, 909
                                                     Capability Drive, Raleigh; Contact -- Dona Stankus (919) 513-0307
                                                     Davidson County Community College, Mendenhall Building Room 116, Lexington;
                                                      Contact -- Craig Gammarino (276) 734-5380
                                                     Cape Fear Council of Government, 1480 Harbour Drive, Wilmington; Contact -- Erik Feus
                                                     (910) 270-3736
Tuesday, Dec. 8:                                     Advanced Energy; N.C. State University; NCSU Centennial Campus, Research Building 4, 909
                                                     Capability Drive, Raleigh; Contact -- C.C. Maurer (919) 857-9000
                                                     Eastern Carolina Council of Government; 233 Middle St., Omarks Building, New Bern;
                                                     Contact -- Rosa Sherk (919) 624-3050
Wednesday, Dec. 9:                                   Centralina Council of Government; 1300 Baxter St., Charlotte; Contact -- Jamie Wilson
                                                     (404) 403-2348
                                                     Northwest Piedmont Council of Government; 400 West 4th St., Suite 400, Winston-Salem;
                                                     Contact -- Matt Marshall (336) 378-7900




Mailing Address:                                                                               Telephone (919) 733-2230                      Location:
1340 Mail Service Center                                                                        Fax (919) 733-2953                           1830A Tillery Place
Raleigh, NC 27699-1340                                                                          www.energync.net                             Raleigh, North Carolina 27604
                                                                                            An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



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Thursday, Dec. 10:      Southwestern Council of Governments; 125 Bonnie Lane, Sylva; Contact -- Terry Albrecht
                        (828) 251-6622
                        N.C. State A&T State University; McNair Auditorium; Greensboro; Contact -- Matt O’Brien
                        (336) 423-9911
Friday, Dec. 11:        High Country Council of Governments; 468 Market Blvd., Boone; Contact -- Kelly Coffey
                        (828) 265-5434
The Energy Office has designated 37 firms to provide technical assistance to government agencies. These agencies can
apply to the N.C. Energy Office to have one of the designated firms provide assistance with creating a strategic energy
plan, responding to the project request for proposals (RFP), performing preliminary and detailed energy surveys and
project measurement and verification. The fee for this Technical Service will be paid by the SEO through ARRA funding.
Governmental entities are free to select any other firm not on the list, however they will be responsible for any expense
associated with their selection.
Government entities must submit a strategic energy plan with their RFP response to be considered for an award. Attached
is the application that must be completed to access the technical assistance. A list of the firms designated to provide
technical assistance, and the areas they have been approved to provide service, is also attached.
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                                      REQUEST FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Date: _______________

Name of Organization: ______________________________________________________________

Contact -- Person: _______________________________ Title: _______________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________________________

City/County/Zip: ___________________________________________________________________

Phone: ________________________                                 Fax: __________________________

Email: ___________________________________________________


Please check services you require:            List a primary service provider and two alternates:
                                                   (A list of providers and the services they offer may be found at
                                                   www.energync.net )

            Provide Assistance in Writing              1.
            Strategic Energy Plans
            Provide Preliminary Energy                 2.
            Assessments
            Provide Detailed Energy                    3.
            Assessments
            Provide Assistance with RFP
            Response
            Provide Measurement and
            Verification




If energy assessments are requested:

Building Identification: ____________________________________________________

Built in: ____________      Last Renovated: ______________

Is the building sub-metered and are the meter readings available? _________________

Building total square footage to be assessed: ________________________________


Fax to:         919-733-2953

Email to:       rself@nccommerce.com

Questions:      919-733-2230
                                           North Carolina Energy Office
                                           Technical Assistance Providers
                                              Preliminary      Detailed      Plan Training &   One Day Site Visit   Monitoring &
                                             Energy Survey   Energy Survey     Assistance        Assistance         Verification




Appalachian State University                   Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
Dept. of Technology
287 Rivers St, Suite 232
Boone, NC 28608
Big Woods Energy Engineering                   Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
271 Cox Store Rd.
Floyd, VA 24091
Carolina Controls Group                        Approved                         Approved           Approved
804 Osprey Dr.
Hampstead, NC, 28443
Celtic Energy, Inc.                            Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
701 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Chatham Environmental Consulting                                                Approved           Approved
220 Chatham Business Dr., Suite 101
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Commissioning WorCx                            Approved
109 West Main St.
Jamestown, NC 27282
Center for Green Research & Evaluation                                          Approved           Approved
Elizabeth City State University
1704 Weeksville Blvd., Campus Box 793
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Eaton Corporation                              Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
8609 Six Forks Rd,
Raleigh, NC 27615
Energy Conservation Consultants                Approved
207 Whip-O-Will Dr,
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Engineers on Demand, Inc.                      Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
1524 Delmont Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Facility Strategies Group                      Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
2222 Gold Hill Rd, #5
Fort Mill, SC 29708
GEM Management Consultants                                                      Approved           Approved
574 Pearl Bay Dr,
New London, NC 28127
Griffin Engineering & Technical Services       Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
605 Guy Walker Way
Durham, NC 27703
High Country Council of Governments                                             Approved           Approved
468 New Market Blvd,
Boone, NC 28607
Innovative Design                              Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
850 West Morgan St,
Raleigh, NC 27603
Inviro: Design & Consulting                                                     Approved           Approved
482 Eagle Ridge Dr,
Asheville, NC 28803
Lime Energy                                    Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
16810 Kenton Dr, Suite 240
Huntersville, NC 28078
Mirror Training and Consulting                                                  Approved           Approved
8932 Winged Thistle Ct,
Raleigh, NC 27617
NC Advanced Energy Corporation                 Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
909 Capability Dr, Suite 2100
Raleigh, NC 27606
NC State University Solar Center               Approved                         Approved           Approved
Campus Box 7401
Raleigh, NC 27695-7401
NC State University                            Approved        Approved         Approved           Approved          Approved
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
NCSU c/o MAE Dept.
Raleigh, NC 27695-7910
NC A&T State University              Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
Center for Energy Research & Tech.
1601 East Market St,
Greensboro, NC 27411-0002
Parsons Commercial Tech. Group       Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
4701 Hedgemore Dr,
Charlotte, NC 28209
Red Wolf Associates                  Approved   Approved
111 Commonwealth Court, Suite 104
Cary, NC 27511
RMF Engineering                      Approved   Approved
4309 Emperor Blvd, Suite 325
Durham, NC 27703
Schneider Electric                   Approved   Approved                         Approved
4917 Waters Edge Dr #270
Raleigh, NC 27606
Solar Vision                         Approved   Approved                         Approved
9732 Pieree Lane
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Stallings Engineering                Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
716 Barnsdale Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Sud Associates                       Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
1813 Chapel Hill Rd.
Durham, NC 27707
US Facilities                        Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
10 G St. NE Suite 710
Washington, DC 20003
University of NC Chapel Hill                               Approved   Approved
Environmental Finance Center
Knapp-Sanders Building, CB# 3330
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3330
Upper Coastal Plain COG\                                   Approved   Approved
121 W. Nash St.
PO Box 9
Wilson, NC 27894
WC Sustainable Services                                    Approved   Approved
8401 Key Blvd.
Greensboro, NC 27409
Welch Energy Services                Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
2204 Lilyford Lane
Apex, NC 27502
Wilbur Smith Associates                                    Approved   Approved
421 Fayetteville St,
Raleigh, NC 27601
WK Dickson & Co.                     Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
720 Corporate Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
Waste Reduction Partners             Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved   Approved
339 New Leicester Hwy, Suite 140
Asheville, NC 28806

				
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