Blog Updates and NEIF in the News



December 5, 2019

This article was originally published on, November 25, 2019

By Stacy Wescoe

Peter Krajsa said the story of the National Energy Improvement Fund goes back to his family's business, the consumer lender and mortgage bank AFC First, which was founded in Allentown by his parents in 1947.

October 10, 2019

National Energy Improvement Fund introduces "NEIF Financing Gateway" contractor sales tool for No Fee EnergyPlus home improvement loans

New contractor-custom web-based tool streamlines True Fixed Rate™ customer financing options for
HVAC, remodeling and home energy improvements.

September 12, 2019

Energy improvements to your home can often pay for themselves over time with energy-cost savings and increased home comfort, but they can be expensive. Certainly, the best option for most homeowners to pay for an energy efficiency home improvement such as heating & cooling, windows, roofing, siding or insulation may be to use cash or access their home equity line of credit.

August 9, 2019

Are short term zero percent buyers just cash-customers who would have bought from your anyway? And if you are offering longer term zero percent who is paying the high cost for that?

May 1, 2019

National Energy Improvement Fund Launches Home Energy Improvement Financing Plan in Eight States

New Plan Provides Lower Payment True Fixed Rate, Affordable Alternative for Home Heating, Cooling, Windows, Insulation and other Energy Upgrades Installed by Qualified Contractors

April 20, 2019

Hard decisions are routine when it comes to saving money or aiming to maximize a budget.
Oftentimes, in budget planning, business, school, and government building managers will postpone maintenance, system upgrades, and repairs to buildings or infrastructure because budgets are tight or other expenditures take priority. The practice of delaying these projects to a future budget cycle is known as deferred maintenance.
While standard maintenance and system upgrades can be very expensive, deferring these projects can lead to public safety hazards and higher future costs.

September 21, 2018


Adding innovative point of purchase financing technology for Maine contractors and homeowners to one of the nation's most successful energy efficiency programs