Boulder County - Elevations Energy Loans

July 20, 2022

Summary

The Elevations Energy Loan can be used to finance a wide variety of efficiency and renewable energy projects in homes and businesses. Homes and businesses located in Boulder County or the City and County of Denver are eligible for the low-cost financing. Loan applicants receive assistance from an Energy Advisor through EnergySmart and Denver Energy Challenge, respectively. Homeowners must select from a qualified pool of contractors. All borrowers will be required to pay a $25 processing fee and become members of Elevations Credit Union.

Elevations Credit Union has partnered with Boulder County and the City/County of Denver to offer this full-suite of services. Both EnergySmart and the Denver Energy Challenge help residents and businesses identify, finance, and schedule energy improvements in their homes by providing an energy advisor to each participant. The advisor can assist with scheduling an energy assessment, reviewing contractor bids, and identifying and applying for all applicable incentives.

Rates, terms, and conditions are subject to change and may vary depending on each individual's credit history and underwriting factors. Residents and businesses in Boulder County can contact EnergySmart at http://www.EnergySmartYES.com or 303-441-1300 (for businesses) and 303-544-1000 (for homes) for more information. Residents and businesses in the City and County of Denver can contact the Denver Energy Challenge at http://www.denverenergy.org or 720-865-5520 for more information. This video also provides additional information. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site: https://www.elevationscu.com/energyloans
Administrator: Elevations Credit Union
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Roofs
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Personal Computing Equipment
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Loan Term: Residential
Terms range from 36 months to 20 years
Minimum loan of $500

Commercial
Minimum loan of $1,000
Interest Rate: Rates start as low as 2.740% APR

Contact

Name: Elevations Energy Loans Program
Address: P.O Box 9004
Boulder CO 80301
Phone: (800) 429-7626
Email: energyloans@elevationscu.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.