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Sustainable Incentives
Business Incentive Programs
The City of Rock Island offers a variety of programs to assist both existing and new businesses wishing to undertake a sustainable improvement project, including:
  • Facade Improvement Program - A rebate of 75% of the costs of Energy Star rated products, green roofs, and other energy-efficient or environmentally sound materials for exterior improvements to an existing commercial property is available. Standard program rebates range from 25% to 50%.
  • Commercial / Industrial Revolving Loan Fund - The City’s low-interest loan fund will lend $15,000 per green job created for businesses whose primary product or service contributes to environmental or sustainable objectives.
  • Permit Fee Rebate - The City will rebate a portion of the building permit fee associated with the construction of a LEED-certified building.
  • Advanced Technology and Sustainability Consortium (ATSC) - ATSC is a City-sponsored group open to those having an interest in sustainability.

Additional Programs
In addition to the above-listed programs, the MidAmerican Energy Company offers a number of programs to encourage energy efficiency in commercial and industrial properties.

Community Economic
1528 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
Ph: (309) 732-2920
Fx: (309) 732-2930

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