Green Business Fund Awardees

2011 Award Winners (Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA)

  • 108 South Main Street, Warrenton, Warren County – 108 + 110 South Main Street Renovation, Total grant: $134,200.
  • Builders and Manufacturers Group, Lenoir, Caldwell County – Retrofit Green Manufacturing Complex Lighting Retrofit / Energy Conservation Project, Total grant: $175,000.
  • Central Park, Star, Montgomery County – STARworks Center Lighting Retrofit, Total grant: $202,625.
  • Charlotte East LLC, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County –Charlotte East LLC Interior and Exterior Lighting Upgrade, Total grant $162,652.
  • Clearsense Properties, Durham, Durham County – 502 Rigsbee Energy Efficiency Renovation, Total grant: $480,205.
  • First Flight Venture Center, Durham, Durham County  FFVC Green Energy Improvement Plan, Total grant: $130,770.
  • Foothills Wineworx, Glen Alpine, Burke County Winery Goes Green with Solar Thermal, PV and Energy Efficient Windows, Total grant: $239,560.
  • Highland Craftsmen, Spruce Pine, Mitchell County – Bark House Renewable Energy Implementation and Education Initiative, Total grant: $154,800.
  • Home Performance, Inc., Moncure, Chatham County – The Chatham-Lee Small Business Energy Retrofit, Total grant: $118,365.
  • Inviro Design and Consulting, Asheville, Buncombe County and Morganton, Burke County –Cool Roofs Initiative & Body Tech Retrofits, Total grant: $436,940.
  • Lawrence Lumber Company, Maiden, Catawba County – Lawrence Lumber Company Energy Efficient Predryer, Total grant: $230,000.
  • Mountain Heritage Expo Center, Burnsville, Yancey County – Project Green:  Mountain Heritage Expo Center, Total grant: $378,020.
  • Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation and Development, Marshall, Madison County – Wind for Schools Workforce Development Project, Total grant: $101,135.
  • North Carolina Propane Gas Association, Raleigh, Wake County – NC Propane Gas Association Green Building Project, Total grant: $200,000.
  • Signature Place, Greensboro, Guilford County – Signature Place, LLC Lighting Retrofit and Solar Installation, Total grant: 143,000.
  • Sports Palace Ventures, LLC, Apex, Wake County -- Sustainability Project for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy For A Youth And Adult Sports Facility, Total grant: $146,297.
  • The Blue Ridge Sustainability Institute, Asheville, Buncombe County – The Asheville Green Restaurant Initiative, Total grant: $258,140.

For more details including energy savings and projected jobs created, download the July 1, 2011 press release.

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