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IAC Glossary of Terms
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IAC Glossary of Terms
Implementation Grant Funding Opportunity Open
IMPORTANT: The grant program operates on a rolling basis and applications may be submitted at any time, with quarterly reviews.
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Implementation Grant Funding Opportunity Open
Qualifying* small and medium-sized US manufacturers, that received IAC or Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership assessments between 2018 and 2024, can now apply for grants for implementation of assessment recommendations up 50% of qualifying* project costs with a maximum of $300,000 per manufacturer.
IMPORTANT: The grant program now operates on a rolling basis and applications may be submitted at any time through the year, with quarterly reviews.
*See Full Grant Solicitation for full qualification and selection details.
ARC - Assessment Recommendation Codes
A six digit code (x.xxxx.x) representing the specific recommendation made, first digit is the recommendation type, next four digits is the strategy employed and the last digit is the application of the strategy (see ARC List Manual for specific types and strategies).
Manufacturer information referenced by a unique number for a particular assessment.
Cost Savings
Dollar amount saved.
IAC - Industrial Assessments Center
Centers located at accredited engineering schools staffed by faculty and students doing energy, waste and productivity audits for small and medium sized manufacturers.
IAC Database
Database containing the technical information about the 13,000 + audits done by all the IACs.
Implementation Code
Client reported implementation status of recommendation: Blank = Not yet reported on, I = Has been implemented, N = will not be implemented, P = Pending, large recommendations not yet done, K = Unable to get status from client.
The 'North American industry Classification System', NAICS uses a six digit hierarchical coding system to classify all economic activity into twenty industry sectors. Five sectors are mainly goods-producing sectors and fifteen are entirely services-producing sectors.
Time (in years) required for a recommendation to pay off, in full, the implementation cost.
Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, and Quaternary
There are up to 4 resource streams of savings tracked: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary. They each contain a resource code, quantity of resource saved and Dollar savings.
Recommendation information referenced by a unique number containing assessment number + recommendation number.
Resource Code
The type of resource being saved at the facility.
Resource Saved Site
Energy, waste or material savings.
Resource Saved Source
Energy needed to produce the electricity used at the facility.
The 'Standard Industrial Classification' code that represents the principal product of the manufacturer.