RENU: Colorado Residential Energy Upgrade Loan

Affordable financing for residential clean energy projects

The Colorado RENU Loan is a statewide residential loan program sponsored by the Colorado Energy Office in partnership with Elevations Credit Union.

RENU makes home energy upgrades easy and affordable by offering low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.

Colorado RENU loan terms

  • Loans from $500 to $35,000
  • No money down, finance up to 100% of project cost
  • Low, fixed interest rates
  • Loan terms of 3, 5, 7, 10, or 15 years

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Which project types can you finance?

  • Space heating & cooling
  • Insulation & air sealing
  • Water heating
  • Energy analysis & monitoring
  • Windows & doors
  • ENERGY STAR appliances
  • Lighting
  • Solar electric (PV) & solar thermal

Projects must be completed by an authorized RENU Loan contractor. Visit the RENU website to download the list of authorized RENU Loan contractors and search by type of project or county served. If you have questions, contact program manager Jeffrey King at, (303) 866-2259.

RENU Approved Contractors

RENU borrowers MUST use an approved contractor for upgrade measures. The following are RENU-approved local contractors. For contact information, see our Contractor Locator pages. If your preferred contractor is not on this list, contact a CLEER energy coach for assistance: (970) 704-9200.

Energy Efficiency

  • A-1 Heating and Cooling
  • About Saving Heat
  • Accurate Insulation
  • Ajax Mechanical Building
  • Performance Contractors
  • Cady & Associates
  • Climate Control Co.
  • Diamond H Enterprises

Renewable Energy

  • Active Energies Solar
  • Atlasta Solar Center
  • Colorado Geothermal Drilling
  • High Noon Solar
  • Empowered Energy Systems
  • SoL Energy
  • Sunsense Solar

Last updated 4/8/2019

Contact an Energy Coach

Maisa Metcalf (se habla español)

(970) 704-9200 ext. 1101