Kansas Energy Efficiency Program (KEEP) (Kansas)

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Summary

Last modified on April 13, 2011.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Kansas


Name Kansas Energy Efficiency Program (KEEP)
Incentive Type State Loan Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Up to 50% of the total loan








Maximum Incentive 10,000 for KRHC funds (Total loan amounts could be higher as determined by Sunflower)



Program Budget $2 Million



Terms 0% interest for the portion of the loan financed by the State
Program Administrator Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Website http://www.kshousingcorp.org/programs/KEEP.shtml


References DSIRE[1]


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Christine Reimler
Department Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Address 611 S. Kansas Ave, Suite 300
Place Topeka, Kansas
Zip/Postal Code 66603-3803
Phone (785) 296-4818


Email creimler@kshousingcorp.org
Website http://www.kshousingcorp.org



The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) launched a statewide initiative to promote energy conservation and reduce home heating costs for homeowners. KHRC will provide 50% of the total loan amount, up to $10,000 with no interest. The remaining 50% of the loan amount comes from Sunflower Bank, a family-owned bank with 34 locations throughout Kansas and Colorado. Sunflower Bank will charge interest on the money they lend, but the zero-interest portion provided by the state makes the blended rate lower than a normal second mortgage loan. Loans obtained through KEEP can be used to purchase a variety of HVAC and weatherization equipment, as well as certain energy efficient appliances. Equipment must meet the efficiency requirements specified by KHRC. Interested homeowners can apply for this program through Sunflower Bank.

References

  1.  "Database for Renewables & Efficiency"