Everyone loves a HERO: is the HERO Program a hero or villain?

Everyone loves a HERO: is the HERO Program a hero or villain?

The HERO Program has been popular throughout southwest Riverside County since its inception in late 2011 for the financing of energy saving improvements that can be paid for within a homeowner’s property tax payment. The Home Energy Retrofit Opportunity, or HERO, was created by the Western Riverside County Council of Governments (WRCOG), who oversee a […]

Drop-for-drop, water savings from HERO PACE projects could fill 8,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools

SAN DIEGO – Renovate America today announced that California residents are actively pursuing home water efficiency projects despite the loosening of state-imposed water restrictions. Many homeowners are using HERO financing to pay for the upgrades. HERO is a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program that is available to the vast majority of California residents. To […]

HERO program can help homeowners meet governor’s water reduction target

TEMECULA – Governor Jerry Brown’s recent announcement of mandatory water conservation measures marks a significant change in the state’s approach to promoting water efficiency. To date, urban water managers have relied primarily on voluntary compliance to water saving targets, and on incentives such as rebates, to encourage California residents to use less water during the drought. Urban water managers […]