Seeking Validation: Energy Reviews in C-PACE

Every project financed using C-PACE industry has, as part of its closing file, some form of energy audit or energy review. While this is not a standard document in most commercial transactions, it is an essential part of a C-PACE deal. To understand why, we start at the beginning of C-PACE itself ...

C-PACE Introductions

Peter Grabell leads Dividend’s commercial and industrial sustainability finance division as Senior Vice President. He joined Dividend in August 2015, following a 30-year career in commercial real estate finance and investment. Clean energy, resiliency and sustainability were unknown to Peter at the time. He is thrilled that Dividend is helping counteract climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by financing improvements that lower a property’s carbon footprint and energy expenses. ...

How the Summer Heat Affects Your Home

Hot weather is an opportunity to sunbathe on your deck or relax inside with the AC running, but you should also consider how the summer heat affects your home. Besides making your energy bills go up, hot weather can take a toll on some construction materials. Luckily, you can harness the summer sun for your benefit with solar panels ...

See How Dividend is Powering the World on Earth Day

It’s April, and that means it’s Earth Month! This year is the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day is a time to reflect, focus on, and demonstrate support for our environment. It is also a time to strengthen our relationship with the earth, to give back, and to think of ways we can work to better support the Earth for future generations ...