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?

Watch this brief video that describes the program. (Or click here to view with Spanish subtitles)

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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Become a CaliforniaFIRST Trusted Contractor

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

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White House Announcement Means ‘Today Is a Very Big Day for PACE’

White House Announcement Means ‘Today Is a Very Big Day for PACE’

An improved PACE program is just one of many energy initiatives announced by Obama today in Las Vegas.

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PACE Will Be Available To All Americans

PACE Will Be Available To All Americans

In 2007, the City of Berkeley came up with an innovative program to hasten the adoption of solar technology. Homeowners could finance installations through their property taxes.

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