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Success Story: Urban Story Ventures

Success Story: Urban Story Ventures

Developers use energy efficiency loan program to upgrade historic buildings in Chattanooga’s Innovation District “The best way to explain what we’re doing with these old buildings is that we’re taking a horse and carriage and turning it into a Tesla,” says Jimmy White, President of Urban Story Ventures in Chattanooga. “Looking at the numbers, these

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Success Story: Knoxville Racquet Club

Client Success Story: Knoxville Racquet Club

Serving up major energy savings with lighting upgrades at Knoxville Racquet Club The Knoxville Racquet Club, the largest tennis, swim and fitness facility in East Tennessee, opened its doors in 1961. Overlooking the city of Knoxville and the Smoky Mountains, the 32-acre campus features a large  competitive swimming pool, a 1,500 square foot fitness area,

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EE Financing: On-Bill Financing

On-Bill Financing to pay for energy projects

How to use On-Bill Financing to pay for energy efficient and renewable energy projects Education is central to our mission at Pathway Lending. That’s why we’ve written this 8-part blog series to cover all the different ways to pay for energy and water efficiency projects. Today’s article is a brief introduction to On-Bill Financing and

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Success Story: Christ Presbyterian Academy

Energy Loan Client Success Story: Christ Presbyterian Academy

Independent school and church find the bright side of energy upgrades Founded in 1981, Christ Presbyterian Church has more than 2,500 members in the Nashville area and opened the doors of Christ Presbyterian Academy in 1985. The private school now has around 1,300 students and 200 staff members in its four schools spanning preschool to

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EE Financing: Energy Services Agreement

Energy Services Agreement financing

How to use an Energy Services Agreement to finance energy efficiency projects Looking for ways your business or nonprofit can afford your energy efficiency upgrades or retrofits? You’ve come to the right place! Here at Pathway Lending we’re able to offer 2% rates on our energy efficiency loans, but you and your clients should be

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EE Financing: Energy Savings Performance Contracts

ESPC financing

How Energy Savings Performance Contracts can pay for your client’s energy efficiency upgrades As part of our Energy Efficiency Loan Program, we’re exploring 8 ways businesses, nonprofits, and local governments can pay for energy efficiency improvement projects. In this article, we’re discussing how to use Energy Savings Performance Contracts to pay for energy upgrades. Energy

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Success Story: 3102 West End Circle Condominium Owners’ Association

Energy success story: 3102 West End Condominium Owners Association (Johnny Epstein, president)

HOA sees big ROI from energy upgrades After more than a million dollars of flood damage from frozen pipes in the winters of 2014 and 2016, the homeowners’ association at Nashville’s Artie Lee + Ruby May Condos faced soaring insurance premiums and growing repair bills. After hearing about the temperature control issues in the two

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EE Financing: Municipal Leasing

Municipal Leasing: EE Project Financing

How governmental entities can lease energy efficient equipment to make upgrades In our energy project financing series, we last covered Commercial Leasing as a way for private companies and nonprofits to fund energy efficiency projects. This article will cover Municipal Leasing, or energy efficient equipment leasing for local governments. Municipal leasing is a common mechanism used

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EE Financing: Commercial Leasing

Using commercial leasing to pay for energy efficiency upgrades

Leasing commercial equipment to pay for energy upgrades for your business or nonprofit In this blog series, we’re giving an overview of different ways you or your clients can pay for energy efficient upgrades to businesses, nonprofits, or governmental entities. So far we’ve covered using the operating budget and commercial loans. This article is an

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EE Financing: Budget (or “self-pay”)

USing your budget to fund an energy efficiency project

Using your operating budget to fund energy upgrades for your business or nonprofit If you’re researching energy efficiency upgrades for your business or nonprofit, chances are your first question is “how are we going to pay for it?” As a nonprofit lender, education is a critical part of our mission, so we’ve launched this EE

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