ENERGY EFFICIENCY HELPS COMMUNITIES THRIVE

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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Four Things You Need to Know to Improve your Electric-Heated Apartment Building Today

January 15, 2015

Many Chicago apartment buildings are electrically heated – meaning that the primary heat source is delivered via electricity, rather than natural gas or other sources. A $1.6 million joint initiative from the City of Chicago and Elevate Energy will improve the energy efficiency of 2,500 electric-heated apartment units across the city, saving owners and tenants [...]

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What financial benefits do building owners get when they invest in energy efficiency?

January 5, 2015

UPDATE: Join us for a discussion on valuing the financial benefits of energy efficiency in the multifamily sector. We’re hosting a webinar on Tuesday, Jan 27, from 1-2 PM CST. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4993966783222350850 Typical building owners who have completed energy efficiency upgrades through the Elevate Energy program for multifamily buildings have cut their energy use by 30 percent.  And the benefits [...]

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