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Economic Impact Analysis of Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs (PACE)

Teamster's Meeting Hall Case Study

The Teamster’s Local 848 meeting hall in Long Beach installed a 35.5 kilowatt solar array, a “cool roof” and a lighting upgrade.  These upgrades cut their monthly electric bill from $2,500 to $10.

Sonoma Simon Mall Case Study

A new “Cool Roof” reduces energy costs and increases tenants comfort in a premiere shopping destination in Northern California.

San Francisco’s Prologis Case Study

San Francisco’s leading industrial real estate owner, operator and developer, Prologis, Inc., uses PACE financing to reduce energy usage by 32% for an estimated $98,000 annual cost savings. 

PACE in California

This report identifies and describes the current state of residential and commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program in CA, with an emphasis on the region covered by the Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge.

PACE Lender Consent Guide

This report summarizes the findings of 35 individual interviews gauging the awareness and understanding of the PACE Program by 25 different lenders including key findings and recommendations.

Issue Brief - Unlocking the Building Retrofit Market

This paper highlights the experiences of leading commercial PACE programs and presents best practices that reduces risk to building owners and commercial mortgage holders.

Economic Impact Analysis of Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs (PACE)

This report measures and analyzes the output, employment and tax impacts of PACE energy-efficiency and reusable energy projects in four cities.


The Energy Upgrade Multifamily Program has already helped property owners save money, reduce energy use, and make their units more marketable with energy-efficient upgrades.

Step Up on Vine

Read this recent case study on how the Program made possible a major renovation at Step Up on Vine, an affordable housing property in Los Angeles County. The renovation featured a range of energy upgrades and new green features that will help save significant money and bring a host of other benefits. 

More case studies are coming soon!

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