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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Energy Efficiency Is Key to Meeting Illinois’ Carbon Targets

October 15, 2014

This post is written by Marcella Bondie Keenan, policy fellow at Elevate Energy.  At Elevate Energy, we understand that taking action on climate benefits communities. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan will help protect our climate by reducing carbon emissions from the power sector. The Clean Power Plan (also known as “111d,” [...]

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Join Us in Joliet. We’re Heading to Will County to Help Building Owners Save.

October 7, 2014

Next week in Joliet, building owners and managers can learn about money-saving improvements, current fair housing rules, fire safety, the eviction process, and more. The City of Joliet’s annual landlord conference is free and there are two opportunities to attend: October 20 or 21. RSVP here: Friendly energy experts from Elevate Energy will be available [...]

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