GC-PACE Newsletter May 2016



PACE in Ohio:

Blue Ash authorizes its first PACE project

The City of Blue Ash (Hamilton County) approved its first PACE projects in April. Three office properties took advantage of PACE financing to make improvements to heating and cooling systems as well as lighting. The properties are controlled by Neyer Properties, a Cincinnati based commercial real estate company. We congratulate the City of Blue Ash and Neyer Properties on a successful PACE partnership.

PACE in Kentucky:

Louisville Metro Council passes EPAD legislation

The Louisville Metro Government added its name to the growing list of active EPAD programs in Kentucky. In April, it unanimously approved an EPAD ordinance for the City Louisville and all of Jefferson County. Louisville and Jefferson County now join the following cities in Kentucky with active EPADs: Covington, Bellevue, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Greensburg, and Greenville. If you are interested in bringing EPAD to your community, please contact Chris Jones.

PACENation Summit:

A pivotal event for the PACE community

Representatives from GC-PACE attended the first PACENation Summit held in early March in Denver, CO. Highlights of the event included:

  • 400 professionals from 36 states representing organizations ranging from government agencies, financial institutions, ESCOs, technology companies, and PACE service providers
  • A mix of plenary and focused learning sessions
  • Keynote speech from Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper
  • Networking opportunities with financing providers and other PACE programs

Learn more

PACE Nationally:

Nebraska passes PACE bill

Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets recently signed a bill that will allow properties within the state to use PACE financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. This action means that 33 states and Washington, DC have passed laws that allow for PACE financing.

Learn more

Contractor Spotlight:

Moore Air

Moore Air (formerly Building Mechanical & Energy Services) is a facilities optimization company with a focus on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. It consists of a dynamic group of mechanical service technicians, installation professionals, engineers, and project managers that are dedicated to providing dependable HVAC service and solutions.

Founded in 1987, Moore Air is led by Gerald Moore and John Moore who possess a combined 54 years of experience in HVAC systems, facilities engineering, facilities maintenance, construction management, process development, and mechanical design.

In future newsletters, we will be sharing more details about the PACE financed projects on which they are working.

GC-PACE Outreach Events

Upcoming Events

  • PACE 101 WebinarRSVP Required
    June 7 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • PACE 101 WebinarRSVP Required
    June 21 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • PACE 201 for Commercial Contractors and CRE ProfessionalsRSVP Required
    June 28 from 8:00 – 11:00 am
    Location: TechSolve, 6705 Steger Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45237

If you are interested in learning more about PACE financing, please email or call Chris Jones at 513.621.4232 ext. 121.

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