Does your home need improved energy efficiency?
Qualified members can turn to BEMC for help paying for energy efficiency projects around the house.
Since 1989, BEMC has been providing low interest (5%) weatherization loans to qualified members to help them make energy efficiency improvements to their existing homes and save on their energy costs.
Get started by selecting what project would make a difference in your energy use. Visit TogetherWeSave.com for ideas and to see potential energy savings for a variety of projects.
Projects eligible for a Weatherization Loan from BEMC include:
- new heat pump - minimum 15 SEER rating
- new water heater - solar or electric
- replacement windows
- insulation - ceiling, wall, floor, ducts
- duct repairs or replacement
How much money can you borrow for your project?
BEMC loans up to $6,000 for weatherization projects. Payments are generally spread over five years and are billed with your monthly energy bill. You may pay off the loan sooner without penalty.
Under our Commercial Loan Program, which includes loans for renewable energy projects, members can borrow up to $10,000.
Who can qualify for a Weatherization Loan?
Loans are available to any member of Brunswick Electric who owns an existing home served by the cooperative and who receives a monthly electric bill.
Applicants must have had service with BEMC for at least two years and have a good credit history established with us.