Empowering communities to address disaster preparedness, resiliency and sustainability

Empowering communities to address disaster preparedness, resiliency and sustainability
Empowering communities to address disaster preparedness, resiliency and sustainability

Ygrene’s award-winning Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing provides communities with a scalable and enduring model for driving the adoption of energy and water resiliency measures and preventing catastrophic damage due to rapidly increasing natural disasters such as fire, earthquakes, hurricanes and more.

The PACE program for both residential and commercial property owners is made possible through a public-private partnership. States with PACE financing make it possible for more homeowners and businesses to make improvements that can reduce utility costs, lower insurance premiums, decrease GHG emissions, and prevent damage from natural disasters. Property owners can finance these upgrades with low, fixed interest rates that are repaid through their property tax bill. These upgrades offer the added benefit of creating new jobs and stimulating local economies in the process.

Florida PACE Program

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What communities are saying

“I applaud Ygrene for driving a program that is critical to how homeowners respond to extreme weather conditions and for adopting policies that protect consumers, hold contractors accountable, and provide communities with confidence to invest in their homes.”

Ygrene Delivers for Hillsborough County.” (June 29, 2018) www.presswire.com

Jeff Jones
Chairman of Clean PACE Board of Directors
President-Elect of Naples Area Board of Realtors, FL

“There will continue to be endless conversation and political debate about how to deal with hurricanes and severe storms. But one thing is certain: Florida leaders must empower our residents by providing options to affordably rebuild and strengthen their homes and businesses. Policymakers can do this by continuing to protect consumer choice and expanding access to PACE financing.”

“Support and expand PACE to protect Florida families.” (November 13, 2017) www.sun-sentinel.com

Adam Hasner
Former Majority Leader of the Florida House of Representatives

Darrel Watson

Sacramento, CA
Projects completed

Solar

"Once our system was installed and I was actually able to see the numbers and see how much energy we were generating and how much money we were saving each month, then I was really elated. I was really excited about the program."

Ygrene: the leader in consumer protections

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Clear disclosures

We review key financial disclosures with property owners to affirm that each has been explained to their satisfaction.

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Contractor accountability

All contractors must be licensed, bonded and insured, as well as complete training and authorization requirements in order to offer Ygrene financing.

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Satisfaction first

Contractors only receive final payment once the homeowner has agreed that their project has been completed to their satisfaction.

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Service that stands apart

We are known for our friendly, knowledgeable support staff and, when necessary, our unparalleled customer resolution process. We’re here 7 days per week with extended hours during weekdays.

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A critical step: the PACE enabled world

PACE-enabling legislation is a long-term solution to the true cost of climate shifts in the coming years — a number that could reach $4 trillion by 2050.

Dive into the data and learn why PACE presents an opportunity for local governments to effectively change course.

(or download the full PACE Enabled World report here.)

Estimated Ygrene PACE impact to date

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Protect homes and businesses

PACE enables upgrades that protect against wildfires, hurricanes, and earthquakes, as well as those that help achieve clean energy goals. In the event of a natural disaster, every $1 invested in PACE-funded resiliency upgrades could save $2 in avoided property damage and relocation costs in the event of a natural disaster.

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Lower premiums and utility bills

From solar panels and energy-efficient HVACs to impact-resistant windows, PACE upgrades can help lower utility bills and energy usage. In storm-prone areas, upgrades that improve resiliency can significantly lower monthly insurance premiums.

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Create jobs and drive economic growth

In the thousands of communities where PACE-enabling legislation has been activated, PACE is helping to create 92,000 new jobs and increase economic activity by over $11 billion — not to mention the potential billions of storm-related damage prevented by these upgrades.

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  1. Individual results may vary. Savings are not guaranteed. The persons giving testimonials may have been compensated for use of their experience.
  2. Based on scaling NOAA 'U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters' data.