Paying for Your Energy Efficiency Project

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Contact us for one-on-one personalized advice to help make home energy improvements affordable for you. Call us to;

  • Identify specific rebates and incentives that will bring the overall price tag down
  • Connect you with affordable financing options based on factors like your unique needs, location or even income eligibility.

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Which financing is best for you?

Learn from Vermonters who have been there.



Rob Nichols paid for his home energy improvements with a 7 year personal loan.

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Phyllis used a Home Equity Loan to finance her home energy project.

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The Mellingers were able to fund their project with a 30 year mortgage.

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Common Types of Home Energy Loans in Vermont

Type of Loan Criteria for Approval Interest Rate Closing Costs Term Is this option right for you? Find a Lender
PERSONAL LOAN (secured or unsecured) FICO Score 5-12% Low, can sometimes be rolled into total amount to be financed 7 If you have the cash flow — and motivation — to pay off your loan quickly, a personal loan is a good choice. Vermont Lenders
HOME EQUITY LOAN Equity in home, Debt to Income Ratio 5.25% Medium, can be rolled into total amount to be financed 15 If you are concerned with minimizing financial risk by offsetting the low cost of the monthly payment plans with money made available by energy savings. Vermont Lenders
30 YEAR MORTGAGE Equity in home, Debt to Income ratio 4-5% High, can be rolled into total amount to be financed 30 This is a good option for long term homeowners who prefer a loan with predictable, moderate payments. Estimated energy savings can cover the cost of the loan payments and generate positive cash flow. Vermont Lenders
PACE Equity in home, Debt to Income ratio, Energy Savings are counted as income 7-8% Low, can be rolled into total amount to be financed up to 20 years Homeowners who live in a PACE District, can access funds with low, fixed payments. If you don’t plan on being in your home very long, payments can be transferred to the new owner because PACE is tied to the property rather than the person. Learn more about PACE

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