Local Solar Carport Case Study

Commercial PACE administrator Samas Capital completed a solar carport project for the Jack Markovitz Trust office complex in Anaheim, California. Let's take a look at the project below: 

  • Project Size: 616 Canadian solar panels, 14 semi-cantilever canopies, HiQ solar inverter
  • Project Financing Details: $443,000 10-year traditional PACE assessment
  • Project Goals: Reduction in utility expenses and future utility rate increase hedge
  • Project Savings:
    • Business Investment Tax Credit: $132,900
    • Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery Program (MACRS): $131,793
    • State Depreciations: $44,300
    • Interest Expense Offset: $63,276
    • Total System Savings: $1,347,315
    • Total Project Net Savings: $1,046,742
    • PACE Payments: $672,842
Interested in learning more about this case study?
Contact Samas Capital at 800-645-0687. 
Thinking about upgrades for your 
commercial property? 
Making your building more energy efficient increases its value, but can be expensive. PACE financing may just be the answer.

Eligible Property Types
  • Commercial Offices
  • Retail/Restaurants
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Faith-Based Buildings/Non-Profits
  • Hotels
Eligible Upgrades
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning
  • Building Automation Systems
  • Elevator Modernization
  • Solar PV or Fuel Cells
  • Building Envelope 
  • High Efficiency Lighting
  • Day Lighting/Occupancy Sensors
  • Industrial Manufacturing Equipment
  • And more!
Getting Started

There are multiple commercial PACE administrators operating in Los Angeles County. Administrators differ on financing terms, underwriting criteria, timelines for payout, and levels of customer service.  We recommend exploring the various commercial PACE administrators to find the best financing product for your project: 
Also check out our video on Commercial PACE basics, linked below: 
When: February 13-15, 2017
Where: Denver, CO 

PACENation Summit 2017 will feature three days of content, 20+ interactive sessions, 40+ expert speakers, and many unique networking opportunities.  The 2017 Summit will be an in-depth look PACE basics and cutting edge developments in the residential and commercial markets. Don't miss your chance to network and learn from top experts in PACE! 

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Questions: We're always happy to help.

Contact us at  info@lapace.org  or (877) 785-2237.

Visit pace.lacounty.gov for more information.