What do an automotive service center and an outdoor clothing and equipment store have in common? Energy savings – and rebates. 

Grease Monkey and Factory Outdoor in South Glenwood Springs recently completed projects that will reduce their energy use and costs for years to come. Both businesses took advantage of Glenwood Springs Electric’s Sustainability Program to make the work easier and the payback quicker.

Financing Options for Residential and Commercial PropertiesResidential FinancingThe Colorado RENU Loan is a residential loan program available across Colorado.RENU makes home energy upgrades easy and affordable by offering low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.Learn more here.Commercial FinancingC-PACE is a financing mechanism for commercial properties available in some Colorado counties. Garfield County

“C-PACE provides commercial and industrial building owners with an attractive way to finance capital intensive building modernization projects. “The resulting energy savings typically outweigh the annual assessment payment thereby enabling cash flow positive projects.”Brian J. McCarter, CEO, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions”Commercial buildings currently account for about 20% of Colorado’s energy use. “Colorado’s commercial PACE program

Solar Energy Makes SenseSolar equipment prices have dropped 80% since 2011. Many businesses across the U.S. are choosing solar energy as a way to control operating costs and hedge against escalating energy rates.Garfield Clean Energy’s free renewable energy consulting can help you understand the best options for using solar energy to power your commercial property.