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Upgrade your home with PACE from Renew Financial

Many homeowners want to improve their homes, but cannot afford the upfront costs of doing the job right. Enter CaliforniaFIRST, a government approved, low-cost, PACE financing solution from Renew Financial. With CaliforniaFIRST, homeowners get 100% upfront funding that they repay on their property taxes for up to 30 years. 

What projects are eligible for financing?

  • Solar Panels
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Cool Roofs
  • Insulation and Air Sealing
  • Windows and Doors
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What are the benefits of CaliforniaFIRST?

Thousands of California homeowners have upgraded their homes with CaliforniaFIRST. Here's why:

  • Increased home comfort
  • No money down
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Government approved

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* This is not a pre-approval or an offer of credit. The products shown above are not available in all areas. The amounts shown above are based on assumptions derived from a limited data set and are subject to additional terms and conditions. Financing will only be offered after review and approval of a fully completed application. If approved, actual financing amounts offered may vary from the figures shown above. Application approval may only be provided after a fully completed application has been submitted and reviewed for all underwriting criteria, including but not limited to: status of real property tax, mortgage payments, and bankruptcies. The amounts shown above may have been derived using an automated valuation model to determine the current value of the real property.

EnergyLoan is provided by:

  • Renew Financial I LLC in California. Loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license.
  • Renew Financial Corp. II in Pennsylvania under the Pennsylvania Mortgage Company Discount Company License #21837 (NMLS)
  • CaliforniaFIRST is provided by California Statewide Communities Development Authority or Los Angeles County in California and administered by Renew Financial Group LLC.

    In Florida, RenewPACE is provided by Florida Green Finance Authority and administered by Renew Financial Group LLC.


"One of the best parts of this project for us was the financing through CaliforniaFIRST. It was very easy for us to do the paperwork, and we were quickly given an answer and told that we were qualified for it."

Glen Barnhill, San Mateo County