Energy Financing: C-PACE Benefits – Retrofit and New Construction

Host Chris Rawlings, CEO of Bowerbird Energy, welcomes guest Abby Johnson, executive director of the Virginia PACE Authority. They explore the role of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy and resiliency improvements on commercial and multifamily properties.

They highlight some of the misconceptions behind C-PACE financing, and Johnson discusses how important it is, why it works, and where it’s best suited to succeed.

Johnson also serves on the boards of Virginia Housing Authority and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, and shares her passion for reaching tenants and residents of affordable housing with energy efficient technology and solutions.