Episode 18 – Bringing Energy Efficiency to Community Development

Many impact lenders struggle with energy efficiency financing–sure, we all support the idea, but without technical expertise in the area it can be hard to get credit committees comfortable with utility cost savings that justify added upfront costs. Inclusive Prosperity Capital, a spin-off of the Connecticut Green Bank, aims to solve this problem. By specializing in energy efficiency, Inclusive Prosperity Capital is confident that it can bring cost and energy savings to community development projects nationwide. Listen to this episode to learn more about their model and how they might be a good partner in your own project financing.

About our Guest:

John D’Agostino, Director of Financing Programs

John directs Inclusive Prosperity Capital’s multifamily finance offerings, business development, portfolio management, and project underwriting. He combines a background in development finance, clean tech venture capital, public policy, and consulting to catalyze the market for multifamily energy financing.

Resources Related to this Episode:

Learn more about Inclusive Prosperity Capital on its website.

Get in contact with John via email at john.dagostino@inclusiveteam.org.

Check out the race John founded at https://www.rvrr.org/races/chimney-rock-5-miler.

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