Wheelhouse Commitment to Sustainability
Our Commitment to Sustainability
Since first opening it’s doors to San Diegans in 1934, Wheelhouse Credit Union takes great pride to now be San Diego’s #1 Solar Financing Lender. We work with over 100 installers to help homeowners significantly reduce their electric bill, increase the value of their home and help the environment.
Sustainability is rooted in our core vales, and we know that together we can significantly reduce our carbon footprint, lessen greenhouse gas emissions and decrease our dependence on fossil fuels.
Supporting San Diego's Journey To 100% Renewable Energy
The City of San Diego is the largest U.S city with a binding commitment to switch to 100% clean energy. We’re committed to supporting that effort through our community outreach, internal sustainability efforts and the products and services we offer our Members.
Investing in Our Community Partners
I Love a Clean San Diego
I Love A Clean San Diego is an environmental nonprofit on a zero waste and pollution free mission for communities throughout San Diego County.
Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge
As part of our commitment to sustainability, this year’s Trailblaze Challenge San Diego will include a mission to Leave No Trace Behind, providing hikers with resources to clean up trails during the challenge. Wheelhouse will sell reusable bags to clip on packs for trail cleanup, with 100% of profits directly benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego.
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo Global is an international conservation nonprofit that collaborates with numerous partners to save wildlife from extinction.
Wheelhouse is a Leader in Eco-Friendly Lending
We work directly with our valued partners, including over 100 installers across Southern California to make switching to solar easy. With low rates and loans up to $80,000, our goal is that solar doesn’t cost you money–now or later– but actually saves you money today and tomorrow. But that’s not all–here are three more reasons to go solar:
- Help The Environment
- Save Money On Your Electricity Bill
- Increase The Value of Your Home
Energy Efficient Loans
Our Energy Efficient loans make it easy to conserve water and energy at your home, helping you finance insulation, energy-efficient appliances, heating and cooling, and water-efficient fixtures.
- Energy Efficient Insulation
- Air Duct Sealing
- Lighting Fixtures
- Water Faucets, Fixtures and Drip Irrigation
- Xeriscape & Firewise Landscaping
- Rainwater Harvesting Equipment
Sustainability College Scholarship
Every year, we look forward to providing five $1,000 college scholarships to college-bound high school seniors in San Diego who are passionate about helping our environment thrive.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 RECIPIENTS
Otay Ranch High School, Chula Vista
Ramona High School, Ramona
Poway High School, Poway
Helix Charter High School, La Mesa
Mission Hills High School, San Marcos