INVEST IN AFFORDABLE COMMUNITY ENERGY SERVICES COMPANY (ACE) TODAY!
Chief Innovation Officer
Project and Marketing Manager
President of Bright Power (Technical Advisor)
CEO of Sustainable Capital Advisors (Financial and Capital Advisor)
Director, Vice President and Secretary
Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares
Maximum 20,000 shares of Class B Common Stock ($1,000,000)
Minimum 200 shares of Class B Common Stock ($10,000)
|Company||Affordable Community Energy Services Company|
|Corporate Address||180 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2405, Chicago, IL 60601|
|Description of Business||An energy services company (ESCO) providing broad-based energy efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy retrofit improvements to the owners of multifamily low-income ("affordable") housing.|
|Type of Security Offered||Shares of Class B Common Stock (the "Shares", or the "Securities")|
|Purchase Price of Security Offered||$50|
|Minimum Investment Amount (per investor)||$250|
Unless required by applicable law, no holder of Class B Common Stock shall have any voting right or power in respect of Class B Common Stock, and no holder of Class B Common Stock shall be entitled in respect of Class B Common Stock to notice of any stockholders’ meeting; provided, that no amendment of the Second Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation of the Company (the “Restated Articles”) that adversely affects the rights of holders of Class B Common Stock as set forth in Article 5 of the Restated Articles of Incorporation (other than any amendment that proportionally affects the rights of holders of the Class A Common Stock in the same manner) shall become effective unless it shall have been approved by vote of holders of more than 50% of all outstanding shares of Class B Common Stock, voting as a separate class on the basis of one vote per share of Class B Common Stock held.
If ACE completes this offering of shares of Class B Common Stock with the sale of the minimum number of the shares of this offering (200 shares), then ACE will at the time of the completion of the offering have the following capital structure:
Class A Common Stock (voting): 45,000 shares owned directly and indirectly (through Greenberger Holding LLC) by Jeffrey Greenberger and his spouse.
Class B Common Stock (non-voting): 200 shares to be owned by purchasers in this offering
Convertible Note Holders: 4,712 shares of Class A Common Stock issuable on conversion of notes owned by prior investors
Irregular Use of Proceeds
The Company might incur Irregular Use of Process that may include Salary and other personnel-related payments to its President, repayments of project-related advances made by the President, payments for marketing and strategic advisory services to the President’s brother and to repay the principal and interest due on a portion of the Convertible Promissory Notes that have been purchased by relatives of the President and Madelyn Greenberger, his spouse. See Related Party Transactions above.
At this panel discussion, Jeff Greenberger, as COO of ACE Inc., the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation subsidiary that pioneered ACE’s model, described how a mission-driven energy solution company can be a source for the payment of all of the costs of a comprehensive energy and water efficiency retrofit.
Continental Plaza is an example of how energy and water upgrades can help preserve affordable housing while reducing carbon emissions and conserving natural resources. Using ACE, Inc.’s innovative, mission-driven energy service company model, Continental Plaza reduced its annual utility costs by over $47,000 under the shared-savings agreement—a 15 percent utility cost reduction. A building owner who receives all of the energy and water cost savings could have seen its 2014 utilities reduced by as much as $109,282. (Note: ACE Inc. was the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation subsidiary that pioneered ACE’s model and of which Jeff Greenberger was COO at the time.)
Dear investors and followers,
We are approaching the end of ACE's crowdfunding campaign! This is your last chance to be part of ACE’s mission to help low-income housing communities and the planet.
ACE is more than thankful for your emotional support, yet we do hope to get your monetary investment, too. As we continue with the $6 million project with Mercy Housing in the coming year and expect a financial return, a substantial working capital would help us to make sure that we deliver the best service. This means that every investment you make would be of great value to ACE and our mission!
Please take this last chance and invest in ACE today.
We appreciate your help.
The ACE Team
Dear StartEngine Followers,
Thank you for being a part of ACE's crowdfunding campaign over the past few months. We are heartened by your interest in improving lives for low-income communities and for protecting our environment—which, as you know, is at the heart of ACE's work. We are closing our campaign in TWO days! That’s two days left for you to invest in ACE and put your money where your values are!
As a mission-driven energy services company providing comprehensive green retrofits to low-income housing, ACE has completed important work over the past few years. Happily, ACE just obtained a commitment for a $3 million financing commitment for our $6 million California project. But it has been a long haul and we still need to increase our working and growth capital. We hope you will continue to be part of the ACE family. Your support, both emotionally and monetarily, is greatly appreciated. Our minimum investment amount is only $250, but please give more if you can.
Feel free to leave us a comment if you have any questions.
ACE appreciates your support.
The ACE Team
Dear investors and followers,
We have tremendous news to report: ACE has found its financial partner! As a result, we will be able to deliver meaningful sustainable benefits to approximately 6,000 units of low-income housing and the odds that this investment will be financially rewarding have greatly increased.
The Loan Committee of the Reinvestment Fund has approved a $3 million loan to ACE that will allow us to complete the comprehensive retrofit of approximately 90 multifamily affordable housing properties owned by Mercy Housing in California.
This loan approval will have several game-changing impacts:
We are extremely excited about 2018 and beyond as a result of this news. For those of you who have invested in ACE, we thank you for your support; we couldn’t have gotten here without you. And for those of you who haven't, we welcome you to be part of ACE's future. Please consider investing in ACE and share this opportunity with people who have the same passion as us. We appreciate your help.
For more details about the loan approval, please read at www.affordablecommunityenergyservices.com/unique-3-million-loan-benefits-low-income-families-environment/.
Happy New Year investors!
At the beginning of this year, ACE has a list of exciting news to share with you. And here is the first one:
ACE has become a new member of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Residential Network, which connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices and learn from one another to increase the number of homes that are energy efficient.
ACE will benefit immediately by receiving access to monthly topical calls with peers about residential energy efficiency strategies. Calls have discussed business partners and workforce development, marketing and outreach, evaluation and data collection, financing, moderate- and low-income markets, and so on.
Joining the Network will provide ACE more opportunities to establish itself in the energy efficiency industry and to jointly work with other organizations to make affordable housing affordable and the planet livable.
For more details, please read the press release at: https://www.affordablecommunityenergyservices.com/affordable-community-energy-services-company-joins-doe-residential-network/
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As you might know, Affordable Community Energy Services Company (ACE) has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in Affordable Community Energy Services Company (ACE) be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.
This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.
Thanks for funding the future.
Recently, with the help of our investors, we passed our initial goal of $10,000! We thank you for supporting our mission.
Still there's plenty of work to do.
If you haven't invested yet, please consider doing so.
If you have invested, please spread the words for us and urge your friends to do so, too.
Doing good to the low-income housing communities and our environment requires a lot more than what we have now.
And there are less than 2 months left for our campaign.
We need your help more than ever!
Welcome to our new investors and followers. To all of you, thank-you for supporting ACE’s mission to help low-income housing communities and to protect the environment! Now that you are part of ACE's movement, we want to keep you updated on our work:
• Crowdfunding Progress, but a Long Way to Go. After launching our crowdfunding campaign, we've received additional investments and commitments of almost $20,000 from more than 15 investors. We are still waiting for some investors to finalize their investments on the StartEngine platform, but with all the commitments, we are exceeding the minimum funding goal set with the platform. But this was an arbitrary minimum, we have as our goal to raise between $200,000 and $500,000 to provide the additional liquidity that will be required as ACE moves on to new projects.
• Term Sheet with A Project Lender. The good news is that we have signed a Term Sheet with the Reinvestment Fund to provide the project loan for the $5.5 million Mercy California Project. While we still have details to iron out, RF is aiming for a loan committee meeting in late November. We are working diligently, and hope to close the loan by early in 2018.
• More Visibility for ACE’s Work. ACE has been cited as an industry pioneer, tapping into social impact investors like you to help fund energy efficiency for low-income housing. Check out the press coverage here.
We are very positive about our progress in our core business and in the preliminary results of our crowdfunding campaign, but we still have an urgent need to raise additional funds to provide the liquidity required to strengthen ACE’s balance sheet. This will help us reach more low-income individuals and families and to grow our business.
Please join us in the cause and share your support with those whom you think our mission might resonate. And if you haven’t yet invested, please do so now.
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