Programs for Building Owners & Managers

Elevate Energy offers practical and affordable energy efficiency solutions. Our full-service approach makes it easy to improve your building and reduce your energy costs.

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Elevate Energy has helped hundreds of owners improve their buildings, lower their utility usage, and save money.

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Multifamily Buildings

Elevate Energy helps owners increase building value by implementing efficiency measures to reduce energy, water, and maintenance costs, while also improving tenant comfort and retention.

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2-4 Unit Buildings

Elevate Energy helps building owners improve building performance, comfort, health, and safety, which helps retain tenants.

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Nonprofit Buildings & Childcare Centers

Elevate Energy helps owners and operators of nonprofit buildings and childcare centers save energy and money, allowing them to focus more resources on their mission.

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Single Family Homes

Elevate Energy connects homeowners with a trusted construction partner who will provide a comprehensive $99 energy assessment and perform home improvements.

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Elevate Energy’s full-service efficiency program provides practical, easy, and affordable upgrades to buildings. Our team guides building owners and managers through the entire retrofit process and can help owners save 30 percent on utility and maintenance costs.

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Energy Efficient Buildings

The newsletter provides updates on our full-service approach to energy efficiency. Sign up for tips and to see how building owners are saving on utility and maintenance costs.

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Energy Efficiency Success Story: 5649 S. Indiana, Chicago

Elevate Energy works with a variety of multifamily buildings, from large high-rises to smaller walk-ups such as this one. Landlord Jeff Cunningham owns several properties, and used our full-service approach to improve five of them.

We replaced the buildings’ boilers, installed new boiler controls, added pipe insulation, and completed roof cavity air sealing and insulation. Elevate Energy always recommends the most cost-effective improvements.

Jeff received a low-interest Energy Savers Loan from Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to cover the two insulation measures, as well as a grant from Elevate Energy for part of the boiler replacement, and financing from CIC for acquisition and additional rehab of the property.

He saw a 34.6 percent savings on his natural gas bills in the first year.

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