n January 2015, City Council voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program available to Malibu residents. The program is designed to make energy and water saving renovations affordable for property owners. PACE does this by offering long-term, competitive financing through payments made from their property taxes for up to 20 years. Some of the most popular renovations include solar panel installations, whole-home heating and cooling systems, and energy-saving windows and doors. Read more.