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CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series
Jan. 26, Mar. 30, Jul. 27, Sep. 28, & Nov. 30, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern


Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is one of the most effective, affordable development finance tools for advancing clean energy goals. PACE offers significant opportunities for a wide range of energy efficiency improvements and energy generation projects by utilizing special assessment district financing techniques. The CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series will highlight innovative approaches and best practices for using this tool, current challenges facing practitioners, and future prospects for PACE.

This series will include five, two-hour webinars. Experts from the PACE industry will present on key topics and discuss them with attendees through workshop-style engagement:

The CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series is a free, 5-part offering available from January to November. Those interested in attending the series can register for individual webinars or all five at once. Can't make the live webinar? No problem. Webinars will be recorded and made available online.

Thank you to Bricker & Eckler LLP for their generous support of this important webinar series!




Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Retroactive PACE
Retroactive PACE allows property owners to refinance PACE-eligible expenses months or years after the improvements were installed. During this workshop, the speakers will provide in-depth considerations for making Retroactive PACE a reality for an eligible property owner.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
How PACE Gets Utilized Across All Market Segments
PACE can be used for new construction, existing building renovations or refinancing. Each market segment has its own view of why PACE is valuable and this workshop will provide insights and details into each.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Advancing Multi-Family Housing and Renewable Energy Goals with PACE
Certain property and project types have not taken full advantage of PACE, however, during this workshop we’ll explore what is being done to advance the goals in these market areas.
  • Robert Iber, Senior Advisor, Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Mary Luévano, Deputy Director, PACENation
  • Kevin Morse, Managing Director, Imperial Ridge Real Estate Capital

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Best Practices for Marketing & Selling PACE Across All Market Sectors
Now that the PACE marketplace has been “built,” how does it become mainstream so that all property owners know about PACE? This workshop will explore proven methods for marketing and selling PACE to contractors, economic development agencies, commercial real estate professionals, and ultimately the property owner.
  • Christopher Ellis, Director of Business Development, Greenworks Lending
  • Chris Jones, Program Manager, Ohio PACE & Energize KY
  • Chris Martin, President, The K Company
  • Kenya Stump, Executive Director of the Office of Energy Policy, Commonwealth of Kentucky

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tue 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
PACE 2.0 - The Next 10 Years
It has been approximately 10 years since the first PACE programs began. During this workshop, our speakers will provide insights related to expanding PACE assessments to benefit buildings and properties for other non-energy related improvements such as indoor air quality, lead water pipe replacement, surface storm water mitigation and sewer overflows.


The CDFA-Bricker PACE Webinar Series will take place on Zoom. The webinars will be held on January 26, March 30, July 27, September 28, and November 30, 2021 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Eastern). You must have access to a computer and internet to attend the webinars.

Webinars will be recorded and placed online for participants to access afterwards. Attendees who miss a webinar will have access to the online recordings as well.


Register in advance to confirm your participation and receive login information. Registration is free and open for CDFA members and non-members.