Improving our buildings helps preserve affordable housing, contributes to a healthier environment, and provides local work opportunities.

Our goal is as basic as it is bold: Smarter energy use for all.

Elevate Energy is a community of thinkers and doers who believe that everyone should have the access to resources that enable more efficient energy use.

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Improving Our Lighting

November 19, 2014

Before we moved to our new office at 322 S. Green St., we knew the space was in need of energy efficiency improvements. It was important that our new home reflected our mission of smarter energy use for all. Because we rent our space and are tied to its central HVAC system, the logical place to start [...]

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Chicago Apartment Building One of First in Nation to Earn ENERGY STAR Certification for Multifamily Buildings

November 13, 2014

Sandeep and Carolyn Sood own several apartment buildings in Chicago, but the 55-unit building at 6731 S. Jeffery Boulevard is special. The building is one of the first in the country to receive the new ENERGY STAR® certification for multifamily buildings. “For us, it’s an important designation. It shows people that want to live here [...]

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