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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Helping Realtors Tap into the Green Potential: Free Webinar Series

March 5, 2015

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 green certified homes. Bottom line: Given the current landscape and the [...]

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CEO Anne Evens to Serve on National Housing Trust’s Board of Directors

March 2, 2015

Congratulations to our CEO, Anne Evens, and Elizabeth Chant, Principal Consultant at Vermont Energy Investment Corporation. Anne and Elizabeth were recently named to the Board of Directors of the National Housing Trust (NHT). NHT is a leader in reducing utility costs in the properties that it owns and manages.  It protects and improves existing affordable [...]

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