Sunrise property owners can now take advantage of countywide PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program! PACE is available in Broward County as a financing option to residential and commercial property owners for energy efficiency, renewable energy and wind resistance improvements. This innovative program allows for repayment through a special assessment added to the property tax bill.Examples of eligible improvements include:
- Windows and shutters
- Air conditioning
- Solar hot water heaters
- And much more!
In planning improvements, an energy audit is recommended.
Each PACE Provider has program guidelines, and there are differences between the Providers administering the program in Broward County. It is up to the property owner to make the best financial decision for financing their project.
Want to learn more, or ready to scope a project? Visit the PACE Broward website for an overview of the program, and view the list of available PACE Providers. Prefer to call or email? Call Broward County Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division at 954-519-1270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a local contractor that wants to register with a PACE Provider? Visit the PACE Broward website for links to each of the Provider’s contractor registration page.
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Please note that PACE is not a grant or subsidy program. It operates through private financing and property owners are encouraged to explore all forms of available financing in order to make the best choice.
If you are looking for assistance programs, you may want to review the following:
- The Community Development Department and Redevelopment and Grants Division coordinates a variety of programs designed to assist Sunrise homeowners.
- The Broward County Community Action Agency assists low income individual and families through two federally funded programs, which include the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG).
- The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) annually provides grant funds to community action agencies, local governments, Indian tribes and non-profit agencies to provide specific program services for low-income families of Florida. These entities provide program services throughout the state. Local Provider Contact
- Florida Power and Light (FPL) energy-assistance programs.