In states where the requisite PACE legislation has been passed, Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy financing (CPACE) provides building owners and property developers with a way to obtain private financing not only for energy efficiency upgrades, but for seismic resilience projects as well.
To explore this topic, CREW hosted a webinar on July 28, 2022.
Meet the Panelists
Rafi Golberstein, Chief Executive Officer, PACE Loan Group (PLG). (Bio on the PACE Loan Group website.)
Theddi Chappell, Director, Utah CPACE Program, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions (SRS). (Bio on the Utah CPACE website.)
Shaina Kilcoyne, Energy Manager and C-PACE program administrator, Solid Waste Services, Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska.
Aidan McLaughlin, Associate Director, Originations – WA, OR, AK and MT, Nuveen Green Capital. (Bio on Nuveen Green Capital website)
Michael Yaki, Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel of Policy & Programs, Petros PACE Finance. (Bio on Petros PACE Finance website)
View & Download the Agenda
Funding for the webinar was provided by the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program.
Listen to the CPACE podcast, episode 1 in CREW’s podcast series, Ahead of the Wave
Rafi Golberstein, CEO of PACE Loan Group, and Shelly Haack of Prosper Portland discuss CPACE loan programs — how they work and the types of projects for which they are best suited. CPACE is an important resource for commercial building owners in areas at risk of earthquake damage.
CPACE Primer for Seismic Mitigation
This CPACE primer was developed by CREW with input from CPACE experts. It offers an overview of CPACE, describes some of the advantages and issues involved in using CPACE to finance seismic resilience projects, and provides relevant CPACE program information (listed by state) for the western U.S.