Capital Set Aside Fund
3M established a capital set aside fund dedicated to energy efficiency projects.
- Ascension Health
Facilities Infrastructure Pool
Ascension Health dedicates an annual budget for energy efficiency upgrades at its hospitals.
- Best Buy
Update Internal Purchasing Systems To Facilitate A Portfolio-Wide Energy Upgrade With Maintenance Funds
Best Buy established a rolling portfolio-wide lighting retrofit program using maintenance funds instead of capital budget.
- Clean Fund and Renewable Funding
Commercial PACE Financing at Pier 1
Clean Fund and Renewable Funding leveraged commercial PACE financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades of a multi-tenant historic facility.
- Delaware State University
On-Balance Sheet, Off-Debt Capacity Performance Contracting
Delaware State utilized previously restricted state appropriations to create a revenue-neutral debt structure, allowing for large-scale bond financing of energy efficiency projects.
Taking A Longer-Term View On Energy Project Financing
HARBEC captures economic and environmental benefits by adopting a new finance method that evaluates potential projects over the entire course of their expected lives.
- City of Hillsboro, OR
Sustainability Revolving Fund
Hillsboro, OR established a Sustainability Revolving Fund (SRF) to tackle projects called out in the city’s Sustainability Plan.
- Kohl's Department Stores
Energy Finance Strategy
Kohl’s embedded members of the Finance Department into the Energy team to expedite communication of financial benefits and approval of energy efficiency projects.
- Metrus Energy
ESA in BAE Facilities Nationwide
Metrus Energy created an Efficiency Services Agreement to deploy multi-measure energy efficiency retrofits in BAE Systems facilities with no upfront costs.
- City of Pittsburgh, PA
Green Initiatives Trust Fund
Pittsburgh, PA established a Green Initiatives Trust Fund to set aside funds for energy conservation projects and recycle project savings for further reinvestment.
- Southern California Edison
Southern California Edison introduced an On-Bill Financing Program to overcome the upfront capital cost barrier in conducting energy efficiency projects.
- University of Utah
Internal Green Revolving Fund
The University of Utah funds new energy efficiency projects from the aggregated savings of previous projects.
- USAA Real Estate Company
Building Upgrade Value Calculator
USAA developed a calculator to convert the results of energy efficiency upgrades into metrics that are meaningful for financial decision makers.