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More active storm seasons are “new normal” and Floridians need to get homes, insurance, plans ready

Floridians should expect that more active storm seasons are the “new normal” – a reality they must prepare for by hardening their homes, updating their insurance, and getting personal and business plans ready. That’s the message from former FEMA Director Craig Fugate in releasing a new survey showing many Floridians are not ready for this […] Read more →

Hillsborough program would provide new way to finance energy-efficiency upgrades

Hillsborough County is close to creating a new way for property owners to pay for upgrades to make their homes or businesses more energy-efficient or hurricane-resistant. Read more →

$324 Million In Economic Stimuli Across Florida Thanks To YgreneWorks PACE

In a Ygrene Energy Fund press release, the company announced that its YgreneWorks™ PACE (property assessed clean energy) program has created 1,945 jobs in Florida. Read more →

Hillsborough Program Would Provide New Way to Finance Energy-Efficiency Upgrades

The County Commission recently signaled that it wants to start a Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, program that allows certain environmentally friendly improvements to be financed through a home or business property tax bill. Read more →

FHA says it will approve mortgages with energy improvement assessments

In a reversal, the Federal Housing Administration said this week it would approve mortgages on properties with energy improvement assessments through the Property Assessed Clean Energy program, or PACE. Read more →

After a slow start, PACE financing picking up in Florida

Since Florida’s Supreme Court upheld the state’s Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) law against challenges last autumn, applications for the innovative financing have been rising fast, and more local governments are signing up to offer the program in their areas, PACE leaders in Florida say. Read more →

Miami Springs Senior Center beneficiary of large state grant

Miami Springs becomes the 14th city in Miami-Dade County to offer the PACE financing program through Ygrene, the administrator of the program where Perez works as the regional manager in South Florida. Read more →

Tax Plan to Turn Old Buildings ‘Green’ Finds Favor

New York Times: A business consortium that includes Lockheed Martin and Barclays bank plans to invest as much as $650 million over the next few years to slash the energy consumption of buildings in the Miami and Sacramento areas. Read more →