Eligible Upgrades

The fundamental purpose of C-PACE is to remove financing barriers to speed the adoption of efficiency improvements in the built environment. Several categories of improvements are eligible to be financed with C-PACE.



Curb water usage by upgrading water use and reserve systems throughout your building. Eligible measures include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Irrigation sensors/controls
  • Greywater/wastewater recovery
  • Water-efficient appliances (permanently affixed)
  • Rainwater harvesting

Efficient energy installations can help conserve energy while reducing consumption, waste, and demand on the power grid. Eligible measures include, but are not limited to the following:

  • HVAC systems
  • Boilers & chillers
  • Building automation & control systems
  • Building envelope including insulation, windows, doors & roofing
  • Motors & drives
  • LED lighting

Renewable energy can mean cost savings, better performance, and increased sustainability for your project. Sources include solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal, and biomass energy. Eligible measures include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Solar/solar thermal
  • Fuel cells
  • Microgrids
  • Cogeneration

*Eligible upgrades can vary by program