Homeowners have access to several home improvement financing options:

The Colorado Clean Energy Fund (CCEF) offers the following financing opportunities

The Colorado Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) Loan is a statewide residential loan program sponsored by the Colorado Clean Energy Fund in partnership with Colorado-based credit unions.  It makes home energy upgrades easy and affordable.

Please click here for details about the RENU program.

Questions? Contact RENU@cocleanenergyfund.com


The Electrify and Save Program is a financing program hosted in partnership with Gunnison County Electric Association. Through this program, you can install eligible energy upgrades at no upfront cost and repay via a line item charge on your monthly utility bill. The program requires no credit checks, no money down, and offers interest rates below 5%!

For more information go here.

Questions? Contact Emily@cocleanenergyfund.com

USDA Loans

This program offers a combination of a low-interest loan up to $20,000 and a grant component to owner-occupied households that have a household income that does not exceed the very low limit in Gunnison County and are age 62 or older.

Please see here to access the USDA loans.

Contact GV-HEAT for more information. You can reach Gesa Michel at 970-234-5613 or info@gvrha.org at GVRHA, 200 E. Virginia Avenue, Gunnison, CO 81230.


The USDA Rural Energy America Program (REAP) offers loan and grant awards to help agricultural producers and rural small business owners make energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy investments to lower energy costs, generate new income, and strengthen the resiliency of their operations. For more information go here (and then link to https://www.rd.usda.gov/inflation-reduction-act/rural-energy-america-program-reap)