Stories

The Power of Positive Energy at Work

See stories of how others are changing Connecticut for the greener.

Green energy upgrades can mean big savings. But don’t just take our word for it. Hear from Connecticut property owners just like you who are helping to spark the green energy movement and reaping the benefits.

Homeowner Stories

See how easy it is to get affordable, low-interest financing to bring green energy to your own home.

Kennedy Family, Berlin, CT

Project: Conversion to natural gas, upgrade to a high efficiency boiler, asbestos remediation

Total Project Cost: $12,934.88
Expected Annual Savings: $1,800

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Watson Family, Hamden, CT

Project: Conversion to propane/natural gas, upgrade to a high efficiency boiler

Total Project Cost: $11,750
Expected Annual Savings: $1,200

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Myers Family, Norwich, CT

Project: Converted to natural gas and upgraded to a high efficiency boiler

Total Project Cost: $8,318.09
Expected Annual Savings: $1,200

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Hemeon Family, Pomfret, CT

Project: Installed 36 solar panels

Total Project Cost: $31,125
Expected Annual Savings: $1,794

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Curran Family, Waterbury, CT

Project: Installed 26 Solar panels

Total Project Cost: $35,000
Expected Annual Savings: $1,353

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Building Owner Stories

Learn from our PACEsetters how C-PACE helped them lower energy costs.

David Fay, President and CEO and Lynn Robinson, Director of Operations, Bushnell Theater, Hartford, CT

Project: Installed new hot water heater and high efficiency boilers

Total C-PACE Financing Cost: $384,000
Expected Annual Savings: Nearly $60,000

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Paul Breglio, President, Crest Mechanical

Project:Installed 55 kW roof mounted solar installation

Total C-PACE Financing Cost: $145,000
Expected Financial Term Savings: Over $20,000

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John Thompson, Bishop and Jenice Thompson, Co-Pastor, Calvary Temple Christian Center

Project: Converted heating fuel source to natural gas and installed a new high efficiency gas boiler

Total C-PACE Financing Cost: $51,116
Expected Annual Savings: Nearly $15,000

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Peter Corbett, CEO & President, InSports Center

Project: Installed 252 kW solar photovoltaic system and energy efficient lighting

Total C-PACE Financing Cost: $1,001,298
Expected Annual Savings: Over $90,000

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Brandon Hall and Brett Wilderman, Principals, Forstone Capital

Project: Replaced windows and HVAC system overhaul and other improvements

Total C-PACE Financing Cost: $2,000,000
Expected Annual Savings: Nearly $250,000

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Julia Leonardo, Comptroller and Joanna Hunt, Owner, Shagbark Lumber

Project: Installed a 157 kW solar photovoltaic system

Total C-PACE Financing Cost: $485,000
Expected Annual Savings: Nearly $70,000

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Multifamily Building Owners and Tenants

Benefits from our loans.

East Meadow Condominiums, Manchester, CT

Project: Replace roofs, upgrade boilers, upgrade electric

Total project cost: $620,000

Projected annual savings: $79,000

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