The key benefits of offering a contractor network

September 16, 2015

At CaliforniaFIRST, we believe in the value of partnering with expert, local contractors to complete your water conservation and energy saving upgrades. That's why we've put together a list of top CaliforniaFIRST contractors from all over California that provide a variety of home efficiency services using our financing program. CaliforniaFIRST contractors are reputable, local, flexible, and focused on you.

Reputable: trained & registered

We screen each prospective contractor partner to ensure that they have the necessary qualifications to meet CaliforniaFIRST program standards. All CaliforniaFIRST registered contractors have a B or better rating with the Better Business Bureau, a license in good standing with the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB), and all required CSLB bonding and insurance. Each contractor receives training to gain a deeper understanding of our PACE financing, so they'll be able to answer your questions accurately and walk you through the application process. We only partner with qualified contractors, so you can be sure your next home efficiency, solar, or water-saving upgrade will be completed by the best of the best in your area.

Local: servicing your area

Speaking of your area, we've established a network of contractors all over the state, from San Diego to Humboldt. We partner with more than 900 contractors across California to give you access to registered partners in your specific area. To see your options, search our contractor database by county and check off the services you're seeking. If you have a particular contractor in mind, search by name to confirm they're a CaliforniaFIRST partner.

Flexible: fitting your home & budget

The contractors we partner with focus on finding optimal solutions for your home's needs. Whether you need a new solar system, an HVAC upgrade, drought-tolerant landscaping, or something else, our contractors will work with you to find a solution that balances your priorities. By reviewing our eligible products for energy and water savings with you, our contractors will come up with a custom plan that will work most effectively for you. Your efficiency upgrade is sure to save you money on energy bills, increase your home's overall performance, and boost your family's home comfort.

PACE financing: focused on you

Our PACE financing program is centered on benefiting you, the homeowner. By providing 100% upfront financing for energy and water efficiency upgrades, we help homeowners to make strategic upgrades to their homes that help them save big, both on energy bills and environmental effects. Our application process is quick and efficient. With flexible repayment terms, no prepayment penalty, no impact on future debt-to-income ratio, and more, it's no wonder that thousands of California residents have completed upgrades with our PACE financing with fantastic results. Get in touch with us to learn more about our partnering contractors, and get started on your home efficiency project today!