Power Wise: GIPL's Energy Efficiency Program
Welcome to Power Wise! Since 2003, GIPL’s Power Wise program has helped hundreds of congregations save precious energy and money in their facilities by providing low-cost, professional energy audits. GIPL provides energy audits for churches, temples, mosques, synagogues and religious schools.
Power Wise also includes a matching grant program that helps fund energy efficiency projects in congregational facilities. To date, GIPL has awarded $900,000 in matching grant funds to help congregations make the necessary energy efficiency upgrades that would otherwise be cost prohibitive.
The fee to enroll in Power Wise, which ranges from $300 to $500, is based on your congregation size. For this modest fee, Power Wise provides:
- Professional Energy Audit
- Analysis of Energy Data
- Customized Energy Efficiency Plan
- Project Support
- Home Energy Audit Training Class
- Matching Grants of up to $10,000 (The deadline to apply for a matching grant is November 15 each year.)
*Please note: audits completed in 2012 or earlier need to be redone in order to apply for a GIPL matching grant.