What you need to know about CaliforniaFIRST Efficiency financing and how to use it for home solar installations and HVAC energy upgrades.
In the harsh environment that is a long-term drought in the Southwest, CaliforniaFIRST offers upfront financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water saving improvements to your home or business.
How Does CaliforniaFIRST Efficiency Financing Work?
CaliforniaFIRST Efficiency financing provides 100% Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for home energy and water saving upgrades for your home. The program offers affordable long-term financing that property owners repay on their property tax bill. Owners can finance up to 15% of their home’s value with flexible repayment terms of 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 years. With this kind of financing program you should be able to focus on the best parts of your home instead of worrying how to pay for efficient upgrades.
How Do I Apply For CaliforniaFIRST Financing?
The application process is simple – you can apply directly online or talk to a representative on the phone. The application takes minutes for approval and once approved you will get upfront money to start your upgrades immediately with your choice of CaliforniaFIRST registered contractors, like Action Air. Once you have the work completed, you simply repay the financed costs on your property tax bill.
There are a variety of financing options available for home energy upgrades. Action Air is also a registered HERO financing contractor. Contact our experts to learn more about home solar installations or HVAC energy upgrades.
Why Should I Invest in Solar or HVAC Energy Efficiency Upgrades?
Doing energy efficient upgrades can add value to your property, as well as increase your comfort and enjoyment of your home. Installing energy efficient HVAC systems, newer efficient water heaters or solar panels can lower your monthly utility bills. Drought resistant landscaping can also alleviate monthly water costs and beautify your property all while contributing positively to the state’s water crisis. All of these upgrades can be financed through the CaliforniaFIRST program.