RENU: Colorado Residential Energy Upgrade Loan

Affordable financing for residential clean energy projects

Colorado Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) 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

For more details on terms and conditions, visit the Colorado RENU page.

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

RENU-approved contractors

RENU borrowers MUST use an approved contractor for upgrade measures. Here is the official statewide list of RENU-approved contractors.  

If your preferred contractor is not on the list, contact a CLEER energy coach for assistance. If you have questions about the RENU program, please visit their webpage or contact them at, (303) 866-2259.

Contact an Energy Coach

Christina Matzl

(970) 704-9200 ext. 1103

Martín Bonzi (se habla español)

(970) 704-9200 ext. 1101