In this session, you'll learn about statewide financing programs that support energy efficiency improvement projects in residential and multifamily markets in California.
Miriam Joffe-Block is Program Manager of the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF) where she has worked to launch and improved the REEL program while developing the commercial financing pilots. CHEEF is administered by the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA), housed in the State Treasurer's Office. Previously, Miriam worked for Beneficial State Bank and Foundation on an expedited underwriting process for small business lending and securing over $3.8 million in CDFI Fund grant awards to the Bank. She holds a BA in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Georgetown University.