Online Resource Database
Most resources in the ORD are available to CDFA members only. CDFA members should login with their CDFA Account at the top of the page to access the full set of resources. Non-members are encouraged to join CDFA today
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Energy Efficiency Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Investments in clean energy and infrastructure projects are growing rapidly, and the need for sustainable financing solutions becomes more important every day. From new production facilities and renewable energy source development to the...
Measuring Success in the States
Sandy Fazeli from the National Association of State Energy Officials will present ways some states have financed and already seen success with energy programs on the state levels
Local EIP Example of Evaluating Impact
.Duanne Andrade from Solar Energy Loan Fund talk about lessons learned and the success seen from SELF as they have adapted to meet the needs of the community.
The 2015 City Energy Efficiency ScorecardMembers only Login
The 2015 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard from ACEEE compiles information on policies and local actions to advance energy efficiency, comparing cities across five policy areas. Examples of best practices used by leading cities are given throughout...
CAEATFA Energy Finance ProgramsMembers only Login
Sarah Taheri of California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Finance Authority introduces the organization's various loan programs for energy financing such as credit enhancement and on-bill repayment.
What Do We Know About Energy in SC?Members only Login
Ashlie Lancaster from the SC Energy Office explains the current state of energy consumption in SC and provides several examples of state and federal incentives that can be used to finance new energy efficiency projects.
2014 State Energy Efficiency ScorecardMembers only Login
In this edition of the State Scorecard, MA secured the top spot followed by CA, RI, OR, and VT. The most-improved states were AR, DC, KY, and WI. IN and OH fell the furthest in the ranking due to rolling back energy savings targets. Despite setbacks...
Energy Star Building Manual: FinancingMembers only Login
This report looks at the various ways to pay for sufficiently profitable projects. Energy-efficiency projects reduce or eliminate expenses that would otherwise be incurred, typically by using proven technologies and time-tested methods. This chapter...
Trends Shaping Our Clean Energy FutureMembers only Login
This annual report by IREC presents information and a perspective on the year’s renewable energy and energy efficiency progress and challenges across the U.S., and recommendations that are helping shape clean energy's future.
EERS Progress ReportMembers only Login
This ACEEE report tracks the progress of the 26 states with energy efficiency resources standard (EERS) policies in place as of January 2014 to determine whether they are meeting their annual saving targets.
Resiliency: Planning for the UnexpectedMembers only Login
Tim Lizura, President & COO of the NJ Economic Development Authority, discusses the role of the Energy Resilience Bank and the different funding techniques the Bank will use in an effort to promote sustainability for targeted critical facilities and...
Pittsburgh Opera LEED Case StudyMembers only Login
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh provides this case study on Pittsburgh Opera’s green initiative to acquire Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Operations and Maintenance Certification for their headquarters.