Residential Network member and Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partner Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) received its first Community Reinvestment Act loan from PNC Bank in May for $300,000. SELF has financed more than $2 million of energy upgrades throughout St. Lucie County, Florida, since 2011. The typical loan size is approximately $8,000, and participants have reduced their energy consumption by an average of 23% per household. SELF will use the PNC Bank loan to finance home energy upgrades for low- and moderate-income households. Learn more about SELF’s efforts to help home and business owners save energy.