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SECO Funding Opportunities

Throughout the year, SECO announces various funding opportunities to support efficiency programs. Funding opportunities include Notice of Loan Fund Availability for the LoanSTAR program, Request for Applications for energy efficiency grants and Requests for Proposals for qualified firms to contract with SECO on projects.

Request for Proposal — 2021 IECC Energy Code Training

Posted Nov. 22, 2022 - Request for proposals (RFP) are being accepted to conduct building energy code training workshops regarding the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and the Energy Efficiency Chapter 11 of the 2021 International Residential Code (IRC).

Proposals are due by Jan. 9, 2023.
Written questions are due by Dec. 7, 2022.
Late applications will not be accepted.

Notice of Loan Fund Availability — LoanSTAR Program

Posted Sept. 15, 2022 — The Texas LoanSTAR (Saving Taxes and Resources) revolving loan program provides low interest rate loans to assist Texas public institutions by financing their energy-related cost-reduction retrofit projects.

Open enrollment through Aug. 31, 2023.

Notice of Loan Fund Availability — Cool Chillers HVAC Loan Program

Posted Sept. 2, 2022 — The Cool Chillers HVAC Loan Program Notice of Loan Fund Availability will provide low interest rate loans that enable public entities to replace 12-year-old or older chillers and associated equipment.

First-Come-First-Serve applications are due Aug. 31, 2023.