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Why Measurement Matters

October 22, 2013

We live in a fast paced world.  We are driven to implement projects quickly – on time and under budget.   On a daily basis, we are faced with decisions regarding which projects to implement and we carefully analyze the project’s … Continued

Paying the Bill for Energy Efficiency

September 3, 2013

Jen Weiss is Senior Finance Analyst at the Environmental Finance Center. There is a small hole in the ceiling leading into the attic of Mr. Smith’s single-family home and the windows are a bit drafty.  In the summer, the family’s … Continued

Revolving Credit – All Grown Up

February 20, 2013

Jen Weiss is a Finance Analyst at the Environmental Finance Center.  Quick … what do you think of when you hear the word “revolving?”  A revolving door?  A revolving restaurant?  Perhaps a revolving credit card? In the environmental finance world, … Continued

State Green Banks: Funding a Greener Tomorrow, Today

January 30, 2013

Chris Kenrick is a Research Assistant at the Environmental Finance Center and is pursuing dual master’s degrees in information science and public administration. If any of you are like me, then you probably spent a good portion of last Monday waiting … Continued

Three States, Three Different Statutory Frameworks for PACE Programs

October 4, 2012

Matt Harris is the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for the Environmental Finance Center. Adam Parker and Jeff Hughes wrote the paper referenced below, which is available on the Environmental Finance Center website at: http://efc.unc.edu/publications.html#PACE While watching the presidential debate last … Continued