Our Lending Center offers financing to residential property owners for rehabilitation and energy efficiency projects and to businesses for energy related improvements. As a non-profit organization, CEE's Lending Center provides lending services for many partnering cities, utilities, the Minnesota Housing Fix-Up program.
Residents throughout the state can access low-interest secured and unseccured financing for virtually any home improvement project including energy efficiency specific projects, solar, and geothermal. Additionally, we support several metro-area cities who provide loan, grant, and down payment assistance programs for their residents.
Businesses, including non-profit agencies, can obtain financing from CEE to make cost-effective energy efficiency improvements, such as HVAC controls and upgrades, replacement or upgrade of refrigeration equipment, plus more!
We can help rental property owners create a more efficient rental property by providing financing up to $20,000 for energy efficient projects. Qualified projects include new furnace, air conditioning, insulation, windows, and hot water heaters all with a low 5.5% interest rate.