Home Comfort & Value

 For Holland residents who want to improve the comfort and value of their homes and lower their energy bills for good, Holland Energy Fund identifies the upgrades that will have the most impact and rewards participants for collectively investing in community.

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The Holland Energy Fund is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation that supports the City of Holland’s long-range Community Energy Plan. Our goal for our community is to become a world-class leader in energy security, affordability, sustainability and efficiency. The Holland Energy Fund facilitates two programs in partnership with the City of Holland, Holland Board of Public Works and Michigan Saves..

Home Energy Retrofit Program

Save 20%* on Home Energy Improvements

The Holland Home Energy Retrofit Program (HER) is a financial incentive offered by the Holland Energy Fund to homeowners. The program assists homeowners in making comprehensive, whole-house energy improvements to reduce energy use, increase comfort and lower utility bills. City of Holland homeowners who invest in increasing the energy efficiency of their homes are eligible to receive a 20% rebate grant from the Holland Energy Fund through the program.

*20% rate increased through the end of 2020. 


On-Bill Loan Program

Simple, Convenient Improvement Financing

City of Holland homeowners have a convenient new way to pay for energy improvements with the Holland On-Bill Loan Program (OBLP) offered by the Holland Energy Fund. The first like it in Michigan, this loan program combines simple qualifying criteria, low fixed interest rates, and the convenience of payment on your Holland Board of Public Works electric bill. Borrow $5,000 to $30,000 with simple qualifications.

Meet the Holland Energy Fund

HEF Staff

Tim Vagle

HEF President

Sarah Kuiper

HEF Secretary

HEF Board Members

Tim Hemingway

Holland BPW Board of Directors

Diane Haworth

Holland BPW Board of Directors

Nicki Arendshorst

Holland City Council

Dave Hoekstra

Holland City Council

Raul Garcia

Holland City Council

Community Energy Plan

The long-term Community Energy Plan aims to make our community a world-class leader in energy security, affordability, sustainability, and efficiency.


Michigan Saves is a nonprofit dedicated to making energy improvements easy and affordable. As a partner, Michigan Saves helps administer the HER and OBLP programs.  They oversee the authorized contractors, loan origination, loan servicing, and quality control.

Michigan Saves Authorized Contractors

Holland Energy Fund contractors are authorized by Michigan Saves. Reliable contractors are key partners in the success of both the  Home Energy Retrofit Program and the On-Bill Loan Program. Participating in the programs can help your business connect to the City of Holland home improvement market.


Holland Energy Fund

Holland City Hall
270 South River Avenue
Holland MI 49423


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