Our Best Practices Process

Our project management responsibilities are second to none. We've developed a best practices project management model designed to ensure the efficiency and ultimate success of your energy project.

Our Best Practices Checklist

  • Project development and cash flow analysis
    Real Lease will begin working with the Energy Services Company even before you have finalized the full scope of work to ensure that the proposed project will meet your cash flow and budget requirements.
  • Prepare and distribute funding RFP, analyze, assess, and make recommendation to award the project to the prospective financial partner
    Real Lease advocates on behalf of the customer to help secure the best finance rate.
  • Perform and manage all underwriting and credit approvals
    Real Lease helps to ensure a timely and accurate review and pain-free credit approval process.
  • Pursue grants and other supplemental funding sources
    Real Lease will research local, state and federal energy programs that can help reduce overall costs of the projects through grants, rebates and other financing incentives.
  • Prepare resolutions for board approvals
    Real Lease will prepare necessary resolutions for approval by governing bodies in accordance with legal requirements and regulations.
  • Pursue Bond Counsel
    Real Lease can help identify and secure Bond Counsel trained in energy contracts for legal review and tax opinion.
  • Prepare and review of all financing documentation
    Real Lease will prepare all necessary documentation and will coordinate legal review and approvals of all documents in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare payment schedules and cash flow models
    Real lease will help ensure that all transaction costs are identified; prepare and accurate payment schedule that meets timing and payment requirements of all parties; finalize cash flow models that meet budget centers.
  • Coordinate transaction closing and funding
    Real Lease will bring your transaction to a timely close and ensure all necessary funds are available for closing and purchase.
  • Escrow management
    Real Lease will coordinate and meet the draw schedule payments for the ESCO while investing funds to maximize earnings for customer.
  • Confirmation after closing
    Real Lease will confirm that all Grant and Incentive dollars are in place for the customer in the appropriate timeline.