Washington DC PACE Commercial

Urban Ingenuity serves as the private sector program administrator for the Washington DC PACE Commercial financing program, working on behalf of the District Department of the Environment (DDOE). DC PACE Commercial offers 100% financing for qualifying clean energy and water conservation projects with no out of pocket payments, saving money on utility bills and improving cash flows starting on day one.  DC PACE can provide up to a 20-year repayment term, with affordable fixed interest rates. Learn how to get started with DC PACE.

Building Owners

If you own or manage commercial, institutional or multi-family property in the District of Columbia, DC PACE may be able to finance your energy retrofit.  Complete our initial application online to get started. 

Service Providers

If you are a contractor, energy service company, or technical expert in mechanical systems, solar installation, architecture or design, DC PACE can help you meet your clients’ needs through our Registered Contractor program.

Financial Partners

Access resources for financial institutions wishing to provide capital for clean energy projects secured with a DC PACE special tax assessment, and learn more about lender consent and financial underwriting for DC PACE.


  1. Apply for DC PACE Financing now. LEARN MORE
  2. DC PACE in 90 Seconds: Watch how PACE is working in the District of Columbia

  3. DC PACE worked with an affordable multifamily housing property in Southwest DC to reduce energy and operating costs. Lighting improvements, a new controls system, and a 37kW solar array will provide $40,000 in annual benefits. LEARN MORE
  4. Authorization for Washington DC PACE Commercial was established by the DC Council as part of the Energy Efficiency Financing Act of 2010, and Sustainable DC Act of 2012. DC PACE is backed by $250 million in bonding authority, available to all commercial, institutional and multi-family real estate within the District of Columbia, including non-profit property owners. LEARN MORE
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Urban Ingenuity provides innovative financing and project development solutions to advanced energy projects, building retrofits, and state of the art infrastructure. Whether you’re a building owner, property manager, investor or project developer, Urban Ingenuity can help you cut costs, enhance financial performance, and fund your capital improvement—all while promoting environmental stewardship and increasing the resilience, security, and comfort of your property.