Today, we continue our conversation about financing onsite energy solutions with James Coombes, Founder and Director of Painted Rock Capital Group. In this episode, James dives into the intriguing concept of ‘earning the asset’ while leveraging debt financing. Discover how debt structures differ from traditional mortgages, the nuances of capital leasing, and the most efficient ways to benefit from tax credits.
Listen in as James sheds light on the significance of due diligence, demystifies PACE financing, and offers valuable advice on maintaining energy solutions. You’ll learn the art of selecting the right partners for seamless execution and how to troubleshoot future issues with the wisdom of asking the right questions.
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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- The most common way commercial solar is financed.
- What capital leasing means.
- The most efficient way to get benefits from the tax credit.
- What an unsecured loan is.
- The importance of doing your due diligence.
- What PACE stands for.
- Why you should always ask questions.
Ideas Worth Sharing:
- “Just selecting good people to work with, as with any home renovation, is going to troubleshoot those future issues.” – James Coombes
- “Always ask questions. Ask questions of the finance providers and also ask questions of the contractors.” – James Coombes
- “Good contractors, good vendors and good project advisers on the front end.” – James Coombes
Resources In Today’s Episode:
- James Coombes: LinkedIn
- Painted Rock Capital Group
- Gareth Evans: LinkedIn
- Dan Roberts: LinkedIn
- VECKTA: News
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