25 Jan '16, 3pm

PACE programs are stepping up the pace, writes @StuartKaplow on these clean energy efforts:

Property assessed clean energy (PACE) programs, where payments for energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy improvements to commercial real estate are made through a building owner’s property tax bill are beginning to hit their stride. PACE state enabling statutes generally authorize local governments to work with private sector lenders to provide upfront low interest financing to property owners for qualified projects (e.g., HVAC system upgrades, photovoltaic systems, cool roofs, etc.), and to collect the repayment through annual assessments on the property’s real estate tax bill. The term of PACE financing can be extended up to 20 years, often resulting in utility and other cost savings that exceed the amount of the assessment payment. The concept is not new, but nationally, residential PACE programs generally have been put on hold or foregone as a resu...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2016/01/articles/co...

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