SMART EFFICIENCY FINANCING IS HERE

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Introducing a better, faster way to pay for your energy upgrade projects

With CaliforniaFIRST, you receive funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water efficiency improvements and repay the financed amount on your property tax bill over the course of up to 25 years.

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What is CaliforniaFIRST Financing?

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Hundreds of Eligible Home Upgrades

Be inspired. From solar panels and insulation to windows and water-efficient landscaping, we finance a wide variety of home improvement projects.

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Enjoy sales increases while boosting customer satisfaction. CaliforniaFIRST financing is good for your business and for your customers.

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County set to approve ways residents can finance energy improvement costs

County set to approve ways residents can finance energy improvement costs

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider approving Renovate America, Inc., and Renew Financial as program providers for the Property Assessment Clean Energy Program for unincorporated areas of the county.

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What is the “whole home approach” and why does it matter?

What is the “whole home approach” and why does it matter?

While many contractors approach installs and upgrades as a one-and-done job, many of our partnering contractors take a holistic approach and look at the entire home, not just a single isolated aspect.

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Preferred Contractor Spotlight: Black Diamond

Preferred Contractor Spotlight: Black Diamond

We chatted with Black Diamond founder, president and CEO Roger Van Alst to talk about Black Diamond's plans for growth and how its partnership with CaliforniaFIRST has helped fuel the expansion.

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