Metrus Energy is a leader in energy efficiency financing for large retrofit and building upgrade projects at commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. Through its comprehensive financing solutions, Metrus pays for all upfront and ongoing project costs, removing initial investment as a barrier and providing facilities with the immediate financial, operational and environmental benefits of impactful energy efficiency measures. Metrus has developed and financed a wide range of retrofit projects for its customers, including high efficiency lighting, energy management and controls systems, HVAC equipment upgrades and replacements, motors and pumps and continuous commissioning programs.
Listed below are some of the key prorgams, stakeholders, and affiliations with which Metrus is involved.
Better Buildings Challenge
In recognition of its leadership in the energy efficiency financing industry, Metrus was selected by the White House and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a financial ally for the Better Buildings Challenge (BBC) program. The BBC is a joint White House and DOE program that is part of President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative which aims to make commercial buildings 20 percent more energy efficient by 2020. Metrus is committed to funding over $75 million in projects.
Metrus was selected as the exclusive ESA provider for AlabamaSAVES™, a U.S. DOE-backed program designed to help make Alabama businesses more energy efficient and competitive.
California Clean Energy Fund
Metrus works in partnership with the California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF) on a variety of different energy efficiency initiatives. This includes the development of a series of white papers on innovative energy efficiency financing solutions and business models. Metrus and CalCEF are also partnering on the development of a fund to finance efficiency retrofits in underserved customer market segments using Metrus’ ESA and foundation impact investment.
California Energy Efficiency Industry Council
Metrus is a full-member of the California Energy Efficiency Industry Council.
U.S. Green Buildings Council
Metrus is a member of the U.S. Green Buildings Council.