Financing Committee Conference Call

July 11, 2013, 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET

This call will feature a presentation and discussion with subject matter expert William Volker on the use of the 179D tax deduction for government-owned commercial buildings (for your reference, the relevant rule is available in "Section 3: Special Rule for Government-Owned Buildings" of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-14). Mr. Volker serves as the Managing Partner of Incentive Management for Efficiency Energy LLC, which has managed over $54 million in 179D allocations for more than 40 entities throughout the United States, including state and local government agencies, public universities, school districts, ports, aviation facilities, and public housing authorities.

Mr. Volker’s presentation will be available for download below in advance of the call. Please contact Sandy Fazeli with questions at 703-299-8800x17 or


  1. Welcome and announcements
    Financing Committee Co-Chairs, Al Christopher (Virginia) and Jeff Pitkin (New York)
  2. Status update on Green Jobs, Green New York Residential Energy Efficiency Financing
    Jeff Pitkin, Treasurer, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  3. Report Summary: Power Factor: Institutional Investors’ Policy Priorities Can Bring Energy Efficiency to Scale
    Brandon Smithwood, Manager, Policy Program, Ceres
  4. Monetization of Energy Efficient Commercial Building Property Deduction (179D) for Government Entities and Memorandum on Implementation
    William Volker, Partner, Efficiency Energy