State Agencies

High Efficiency HVAC Interest Rate Buy-Down Program

EGIA administered one of the largest incentive-based consumer finance programs in the country. This $5.4 million program, funded by the California Public Utilities Commission, provides for an interest rate buy-down to reduce the cost of financing high efficiency HVAC measures installed in PG&E, SCE and Southern California Gas Company territories.

Maine Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Financing Program

Maine HPwES is sponsored by the Governors Energy Office and Maine Public Utilities Commission, Efficiency Maine Program. EGIA administers the Home Performance financing program, which is delivered through a network of contractors certified by the Building Performance Institute. EGIA was selected as the preferred provider of unsecured financing to deliver a source of low interest funding to offset the higher investment cost associated with implementing comprehensive energy efficiency.

Arizona Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Financing Program

The Arizona Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program is sponsored by the Arizona Foundation For Senior Living and is being implemented statewide in conjunction with participating utilities, the Building Performance Institute and EGIA. EGIA delivers HPwES financing, providing a source of low interest funding. As part of this program, EGIA also provides contractor training on how to sell energy efficient home improvement and integrate financing into the contractor sales process.

Maryland Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Financing Program

Maryland HPwES is sponsored by the Maryland Energy Administration in conjunction with the EPA to promote comprehensive whole house energy efficiency. EGIA administers program financing leveraging its national GEOSmart energy efficiency and renewable energy loan program. In order to participate in the financing program, all contractors must successfully complete a screening process and are designated as an "EGIA Approved Contractor".

Solar Santa Monica Resource Efficiency Financing

Solar Santa Monica represents a new, ambitious community program that aims to make the City of Santa Monica energy self-sustaining by 2020. The program is upgrading a cross section of Santa Monica residential and business sites with energy efficiency measures and solar electric (photovoltaic) or solar thermal (hot water) systems. EGIA has been selected as a preferred financing partner and is leveraging its GEOSmart solar and energy efficiency financing program to fund resource efficient home improvements, city wide.

Wyoming GEOSmart Energy Efficiency Financing and Contractor Referral Program

The Wyoming Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program is sponsored by the Wyoming Energy Council (WEC). WEC selected EGIA’s GEOSmart loan program as the exclusive source for HPwES financing. Additionally, WEC with support from the Wyoming Business Council recently formed the Wyoming Home Performance Alliance with founding members Black Hills Power, Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power, SourceGas and the Wyoming Rural Electric Association. The GEOSmart loan program is promoted by the Alliance to homeowners throughout the state through an online/ automated contractor referral program designed and administered by EGIA.

Statewide Appliance Week Campaign

EGIA supported the Flex Your Power team in the development of the strategy and marketing materials to reach out to appliance retailers throughout California. EGIA coordinated all retailer activities and distributed marketing materials and program participation instructions to over 1000 independent and national appliance retailers throughout the state.