Congregation Beth Israel, Austin, TX Uses PACE

Congregation Beth Israel, a Jewish synagogue in Austin Texas used PACE to upgrade its building.  PACE, an acronym for Property Assessed Clean Energy is used by both commercial businesses and not-for-profits to finance energy improvements that make financial sense. In this case, a $435,500 comprehensive retrofit produced $35,000 in energy savings - a direct reduction in operating costs. Energy improvement measures included: New Chiller and Boiler Systems and Window Tinting. The improvement costs were offset by locally available gas and energy rebates.




Energy Retrofit Produces Positive Cash Flow in First Year

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Pier 1 in San Francisco reduced purchased energy consumption by 32% by installing 1,500 new lighting fixtures, a 200 kW rooftop solar array, and retro-commissioning heating and cooling systems.  The 151,000 sw. ft. building was built in 1918 and had an assessed value of $30 million.

Anything that touches an electron or a water molecule are improvements Eligible for PACE financing. PACENow Case Study.