Montgomery County Green Bank partners with contractors providing energy efficiency and clean energy services to customers in Montgomery County. Projects completed with Green Bank financing must use an authorized contractor.

Why should contractors partner with MC Green Bank?

Becoming an authorized contractor with MC Green Bank gives contractors the following advantages:

  • MC Green Bank is a mission-driven County organization with the goal to expand your business and help you implement more clean energy projects.
  • MC Green Bank promotes and markets energy efficiency and renewable energy projects to your customer base and refers to its Authorized Contractors list for a trusted community of contractors.
  • MC Green Bank tailors its products based on input and feedback from its Authorized Contractor community—you can help shape the financing solution that meets yours and your customers’ needs. Find our Authorized Contractor community list below.
Become an Authorized Contractor for the Commercial Loan for Energy Efficiency and Renewables (CLEER) Program

Montgomery County Green Bank is currently accepting applications from contractors who wish to be authorized to implement projects with CLEER loan financing.

Not yet a CLEER Program Authorized Contractor? Follow these simple steps:

  • Sign our Contractor Agreement and provide the required documentation.
  • Review our Contractor Guidelines.
  • Be approved as a participating Service Provider for Pepco’s 2018 Energy Savings Program.
  • Take a one-hour training on the our CLEER Program and its processes for contractors.
  • Meet any CLEER Participating Lender requirements.

CLEER offers a financing solution for your customers who are looking to move forward with the full scope of your proposed energy savings work beyond that covered by Pepco’s incentives.

  • The program offers a way to finance a larger list of eligible energy improvements that ADDS Solar PV, HVAC (gas), and energy storage to Pepco's commercial measures.
  • It will allow your customer to finance 30% more than the cost of Eligible Measure improvements for work done in conjunction with Eligible Measures.
  • Learn more about the CLEER Program and how it can help increase your sales and grow your business!
  • Download the CLEER Overview Brochure (in tri-fold pdf format) or contact us at contractors@mcgreenbank.org.
Become an Authorized Contractor for the Residential Clean Energy Advantage Program

Montgomery County Green Bank is currently accepting applications from contractors who wish to be authorized to implement projects with the Clean Energy Advantage Program (CEAP).

The CEAP provides new options for Homeowners to make any improvements and upgrades for which a utility incentive is provided under the EmPOWER Maryland program, including:

  • Air leakage reduction, insulation, duct sealing
  • Electric Heating, Cooling or Hot Water
  • Gas Heating and Hot Water
  • Geothermal
  • Any compliance-based health and safety measures that are required for utility rebate or incentive eligibility, such as health air exchanges.

For a full list of possible improvements, assessments, equipment, or programs, visit: Pepco's Home Energy Savings ProgramBG&E's Smart Energy Program, or First Potomac’s Home Energy Savings Program.

Homeowners can also do projects that include:

  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

, insulation, duct sealing

  • Electric Heating, Cooling or Hot Water
  • Gas Heating and Hot Water
  • Geothermal
  • Any compliance-based health and safety measures that are required for utility rebate or incentive eligibility, such as health air exchanges.

For a full list of possible improvements, assessments, equipment, or programs, visit: Pepco's Home Energy Savings ProgramBG&E's Smart Energy Program, or First Potomac’s Home Energy Savings Program.

Homeowners can also do projects that include:

  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations