Bipartisan Bill Will Ensure Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Cannot Undermine Local Clean Energy Programs
Press Release: Yorktown Heights, NY. Westchester County Department of Planning and the Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC), a New York State public benefit corporation, introduce a program to incentivize and provide low-cost, long-term capital for affordable housing and nonprofit building owners to reduce energy consumption, make buildings more energy efficient and add renewable energy.
Request for Proposals Related to Participation as Financing Services Provider as Underwriter, Placement Agent, Direct Investor, or Lender. Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC) of New York is seeking a financing services provider (or providers) to provide capital for loans made to commercial property owners through its Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE). These loans are repaid by a distinct tax charge on the property that is collected by the local taxing authority. The commercial PACE Program is currently available to property owners in Westchester and Orange counties with... read more
The Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC), a New York State public benefit corporation now offers low-cost, long-term Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing to commercially owned buildings considering energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades.
Brian Kaminer, a North Castle homeowner and sustainable investment consultant, remarks on the benefits of a home energy assessment from an investment standpoint.
Why are PCs like air conditioners? They quit working properly when you open Windows. Get it? But when all your windows are closed and the AC still isn’t working properly, it doesn’t seem funny anymore. Thousands of Westchester homes are so leaky, that even when windows are tightly shut, the AC (air conditioning) is working in overdrive to compensate for the escaping air. It probably seems your electric company is playing the joke on you when you get the monthly bill. So what can you do to make AC affordable, even on the most sweltering summer days?
Wendy takes matters into her own hands and schedules a comprehensive home energy assessment. But how will Russell react when his home is invaded? And what about the cost? Wendy says the assessment is free, but is that really so? Watch Irreconcilable Temperatures, episode 2: "Wait, it gets better."
For your Energy Saving Consideration…
When homes lack proper insulation, they cease to be boxes and instead become sieves, porous containers that leak inside air out, and outside air in. You may be thinking “Great! Now the birds, bees, and all other manner of woodland creatures can enjoy my air conditioning with me, and the world will be a happier place!” I need you to banish these ideas from your mind. Trust me; your wallet and the environment will thank you for it.
Ossining, NY. WWII veteran Victor Paolantonio will receive a home energy makeover next week when a group of local certified energy efficiency contractors join together to retrofit his 61 year old home. The retrofit will save approximately 50% of his heating costs. All of this work will be done at no cost to Mr. Paolantonio.