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C-PACE financing from PowerGreen Capital: The Smart Way to Self-Fund Your Building Upgrade with 100% Financing

If you own or manage a commercial building, you may be looking for ways to improve its energy efficiency, water conservation, or renewable energy generation. These upgrades can lower your operating costs, increase your property value, increase tenant comfort or employee productivity, and enhance your environmental performance. But how can you finance these projects without tapping your limited capital sources?

One option that is gaining popularity
across the U.S. is C-PACE financing.

C-PACE stands for Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy.

It is a financing mechanism that allows building owners and developers to access low-cost, long-term capital for energy-related improvements in their existing buildings or new construction projects.

How does C-PACE work?

C-PACE financing works by attaching a voluntary assessment to the property tax bill of the improved building. The assessment is repaid over a period of up to 25 years by the property owner The repayment obligation transfers automatically to the next owner if the property is sold The assessment is secured by a lien on the property, which has priority over other liens except for taxes.

What are the benefits of C-PACE financing?

C-PACE financing offers several advantages for commercial building owners and developers:

  • It covers 100% of the project cost, including soft costs such as engineering and design fees
  • It has low interest rates and long repayment terms that match the useful life of the improvements
  • It preserves working capital and credit lines for other business needs
  • It increases net operating income and cash flow by reducing energy and water bills
  • It improves building performance, comfort, and resilience
  • It supports environmental goals and compliance with green building standards.

What types of projects are eligible for C-PACE financing?

C-PACE financing from PowerGreen Capital can be used for any project that reduces energy consumption, water usage, or greenhouse gas emissions in a commercial building. Some examples are:

  • Lighting upgrades
  • HVAC systems
  • Building envelope improvements
  • Solar panels
  • Wind turbines
  • Geothermal systems
  • Water-efficient fixtures
  • Stormwater management systems

C-PACE financing from PowerGreen Capital can be combined with the newly improved tax incentives of the Inflation Reduction Act to achieve the lowest possible project financing costs. Let's start a conversation about making this work for your project.