Which ECMs are eligible for Arlington C-PACE financing?

The following list of typical, proven energy efficiency technologies is intended as a reference. The program administrator will review other proposed ECM(s) on a case-by-case basis.

Energy efficiency

  • Automated building controls (BMS, EMS)
  • Boilers, chillers and furnaces
  • Building envelope (insulation, glazing, windows, etc.)
  • High efficiency lighting
  • HVAC upgrades
  • New roof (if it will result in energy savings)
  • Variable speed drives on motors, pumps and fans
  • Water heating systems

Renewable energy

  • Combined heat and power (CHP) systems
  • Fuel cells
  • Geothermal systems
  • Hydroelectric systems
  • Roof (if used to support a solar PV system)
  • Small wind systems
  • Solar PV
  • Solar thermal

Water conservation

  • Irrigation systems
  • Low-flow fixtures (faucets, toilets, etc.)

Other eligible expenses

  • Commissioning costs
  • Construction costs related to an eligible improvement
  • Energy audit costs
  • Engineering and design expenses
  • Measurement & verification costs
  • Permit fees
  • Renewable energy feasibility study costs

This list is not comprehensive. Any improvements that result in utility cost savings and that meet other program criteria will be considered. See the Arlington C-PACE User Guide for more information.