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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Why We Bike

July 1, 2015

In June, Elevators were particularly focused on bike commuting to our office in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. Many were motivated by the Bike Commuter Challenge, a local competition from the Active Transportation Alliance that encouraged people to commute to work by bicycle June 12 to 19. Despite all the rain, we did well. In fact, [...]

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Helping Realtors Tap into the Green Potential: Free Webinar Series

June 18, 2015

Update: Registration now available for the summer, fall, and winter series! Have you heard us talk about high performance homes? These unique homes feature lower energy costs, greater comfort, and other benefits. And they’re growing in inventory. In 2001, there were nearly zero such high performance homes. Today, more than 8,500 homes in Illinois are [...]

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