This report is a guide to all customer-facing financing products—products offered by a lender directly to a borrower—used to pay for energy efficiency. Intended for state and local governments that are deciding whether to start a new program, tune up and existing program, or create a Green Bank, it provides information on the full range of financing product options for target participants, the tradeoffs of various products, and potential advantages and disadvantages for different types of customers.
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Lists a number of resources related to Michigan Saves, including contractor application, home energy loan implementation guide, and training presentations for residential contractors.
This summary from a Better Buildings Residential Network peer exchange call focused on how to market energy efficiency upgrades in the multifamily housing sector.
Table summarizing financing options for Colorado residents in EnergySmart Colorado territory.
This summary from a Better Buildings Residential Network peer exchange call focused on shared funding arrangements with contractors.
An example of a detailed and thorough implementation guide written for the Michigan Saves program.
This peer exchange call summary focused on the challenges and strategies for marketing commercial financial products and attracting financial institutions.
This market assessment for the Boulder County EnergySmart and City and County of Denver energy efficiency loan program identifies the potential loan customers and demand for an energy efficiency upgrade financing program.
Engaging Financial Institution Partners
Financial Program Management for Continuous Improvement
Clean Energy Works Oregon's (now Enhabit's) experience implementing an on-bill financing program.
This publication outlines capital leveraging models and examples from across the country in which public funds were used to influence energy loan program capital.
Presentation providing an overview of financing programs, a strategy for continuous improvement, tools for program management, a risk management strategy, and common risks associated with financing programs.
Example of an implementation plan developed by EnergySmart Colorado at the beginning of the implementation of its Better Buildings Neighborhood Program.
A sample request for proposals from Boulder County, Colorado, to develop an energy efficiency and renewable energy rebate program.
Financing Program Support for ARRA Recipients - PACE Webinar
Webcast with information on financing structure design for four energy efficiency upgrade programs, including methods used to conduct market evaluations.