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Contractors and engineers that specialize in energy efficiency upgrades, water conservation or stormwater projects, renewable energy systems, electric vehicle charging or other eligible improvements for commercial buildings can leverage PACE for new business opportunities to implement large-scale, comprehensive upgrades instead of temporary solutions. Contractors typically assist property owners with completing applications and obtaining proper approvals. Professional services firms including contractors, installers, engineers and Project Managers are encouraged to register with PACE to share their firm’s information with interested program participants including building owners, developers, and PACE Lenders.

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Program Steps

Follow these steps to initiate, develop, and close PACE financing for your project:

  1. Confirm Eligiblity: Go to the Project Center to submit a pre-application. 
  2. Complete: Registered Contractor Additional Terms and Conditions.
  3. Use Residents Preference Program Labor: Contractors working on projects with $1 million or more in financing from the PACE Milwaukee program must make a best effort to utilize Residents Preference Program-certified City of Milwaukee residents to complete 40% of labor hours on projects.


Get Started with PACE

Become a qualified contractor and support sustainability projects in Milwaukee.

View 2023 Program Manual

Looking for detailed answers to your questions? Find them in the program manual. Recent updates to the PACE program include the addition of renewable energy, electric vehicle infrastructure, energy reliability, stormwater controls and other resiliency upgrades as eligible for financing. 

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View Registered Contractors

Want to know which contractors are already supporting PACE-financed projects? Explore all qualified organizations. A variety of contractors are available to support projects of all kinds such as energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicle infrastructure, stormwater controls, and others.

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Explore Financed Projects

Curious what projects have already been financed? Explore examples of different sizes and scopes. Scroll through the gallery of participating Milwaukee buildings for details on financed improvements like HVAC, building shell, LED lighting, water conservation, windows, wall insulation, and more!

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