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Chicago Energy Efficiency Road Show: Staff & Resident Engagement

This session shares strategies that owners and managers can adopt to ensure buildings perform optimally over time to maximize energy savings. The panel explores when it makes sense to retro-commission and re-commission a property. Panelists also share best practices for training staff and engaging residents to support the success of energy-saving efforts.
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Chicago Energy Efficiency Road Show: Making Data-Driven Decisions

This session shows owners and asset managers how they can employ data they already have, like billing and utility allowances, comparable market data, benchmarking and energy assessments to accurately define the scope of work for a retrofit on their properties. The session also demystifies energy audits and green physical needs assessments.
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Chicago Energy Efficiency Road Show: Retrofit Financing

This panel explores tools and strategies available to owners. Panelists provide insight into green financing mechanisms, including various grant and loan programs that are available in the local market. Special emphasis is placed on how to select the appropriate product, weighing the pros and cons of various executions, terms, cost of capital, and how they overlay with different scopes of work and building and subsidy types.
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Chicago Energy Efficiency Road Show: Local Programs & Resources

Spencer Skinner outlines Illinois Housing Development Authority's energy efficiency priorities. Jarred Nordhus explains The Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas Natural Gas Savings Programs & Multifamily Program ComEd Smart Ideas Energy Efficiency Program. Jim Wheaton presents on the Community Investment Corporation.
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Chicago Energy Efficiency Road Show: Spotlight on Water Management Presentations

Water and sewer costs are increasing around the country and, in many markets, the increase is dramatic. Water management is often the lowest hanging fruit and can provide the biggest return for owners. This session will explore various technologies and financing mechanism developers can utilize to decrease their water bills.
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Summerhill PTEE Research Report

NH&RA engaged Summerhill, an international energy efficiency research and marketing firm, to conduct follow-up surveys with attendees from the first four Preservation Through Energy Efficiency Road Shows. Through written surveys and follow-up interviews, Summerhill analyzed the efficacy of the Road Shows, identified the steps participants have taken following the events and provided insight into the motivations, challenges and barriers to investing in energy efficiency. This research was possible thanks to generous support from the National Housing Trust and National Resources Defense Council.
PTEE Summerhill
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Saving Energy in Existing Multifamily Buildings

This presentation explored challenges and opportunities in achieving energy savings in multifamily buildings from an “on the ground” perspective. Using case studies and examples from recent CEE research and energy-efficiency programs, this presentation provides an overview of technologies and strategies that have proven to be effective and marketable energy-efficiency measures in Minnesota multifamily buildings, including: ventilation system retrofits, optimizing boiler control systems, optimizing condensing boilers, retrofitting trash chutes, and adding demand-based controls to domestic hot water recirculation pumps.
O&M PTEEMN Retrofit Water

Georgia Power's Home Energy Improvement Program: Multifamily and Public Housing Authority Properties

Georgia Power's Home Energy Improvement Program: Multifamily and Public Housing Authority Properties
  • THE MULTIFAMILY WHOLE-HOUSE APPROACH--Maximum Potential Rebate: Up to $1,100 Per Unit
  • THE MULTIFAMILY INDIVIDUAL IMPROVEMENTS APPROACH--Maximum Potential Rebate: Up to $350 Per Unit Annually
  • Energy Audit PTEEGA Utility Incentives & Programs
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    City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management Multifamily Toilet Rebate Program Application

    Department of Watershed Management Multifamily Toilet Rebate Program Application. Rebates are limited to multifamily property owners and/or management companies whose properties are City of Atlanta water customers.
    PTEEGA Utility Incentives & Programs
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    City of Multifamily Toilet Rebate Program Overview

    The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management extends its high-efficiency toilet rebate to multifamily customers. Apartment and condominium communities that are City of Atlanta water customers may qualify.
    PTEEGA Utility Incentives & Programs
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    City of Atlanta Multifamily Toilet Rebate Recycling Guidelines

    Multifamily toilet rebate program participants are required to recycle toilets that are being replaced and to show proof of recycling in the form of a “load ticket” from one of three porcelain recyclers in the Atlanta area.
    PTEEGA Utility Incentives & Programs
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    Focus on Energy Multifamily Energy Savings Program (Wisconsin)

    Focus on Energy is the Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy. It is a partnership of all Wisconsin investor owned utilities plus many municipal and cooperative utilities. It assists Wisconsin residents and businesses in implementing energy saving projects by:

    • Offering unbiased information and technical assistance to participating utilities’ electric and/or natural gas customers
    • Providing financial incentives (Custom and Prescriptive) for energy saving projects that would not occur otherwise
    PTEEMN Utility Incentives & Programs
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    Alliant Energy 2014 Multifamily Programs (Iowa)

    Types of benefits for owners include:

    • Existing total property energy assessment
    • Rebates
    Energy Audit PTEEMN Utility Incentives & Programs
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    CenterPoint Energy Efficiency Incentives for the Multifamily Sector in Minnesota

    Types of benefits for owners include:

    • Prescriptive rebates for boilers, tune-ups, water heaters, steam traps
    • Custom rebates for low-flow, windows, building envelope
    • Audits, Energy Design Assitance and Others
    • Bonus rebates are available for Affordable Housing
    Energy Audit PTEEMN Utility Incentives & Programs
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    Xcel Energy Multi-Family Building Minnesota Conservation Programs

    Types of Programs include:

    • Prescriptive / Fixed Rebates (Commonly used Equipment)
    • Custom
    • Holistic Programs
    • Studies
    • Rate Savings
    Energy Audit PTEEMN Utility Incentives & Programs
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    Minnesota Energy Resources Multifamily Energy Savings Program

    Minnesota Energy Resource launched new sector specific Multifamily Program in August 2013, implemented by CEE. It is a comprehensive program addressing energy and water savings opportunities and is free to qualifying building owners.
    PTEEMN Utility Incentives & Programs
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    Cutting Utility Costs: The Residences at Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.

    The investment of a mere $1.25 million in energy and water retrofit improvements at a 91-year-old, 16-story mixed-use building in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa. is already generating substantial savings from reduced utility costs, while providing more comfortable living conditions for the residents.
    Energy Audit PTEEPA Retrofit Water
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    PTEE Road Show Kickoff is an Eye-Opener for Attendees

    More than 120 enthusiastic energy- and cost-concerned representatives from a variety of affordable housing companies and organizations filled a conference room in a building adjacent to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station on April 3 for a frank and incisive, daylong look at the true financial benefits that can be reaped from best practices in energy and water efficiency. NH&RA’s inaugural Preservation Through Energy Efficiency Road Show dug deeply into case studies from presenters who have already benefited from creative approaches to utility cost control, sources of available funding for retrofits and the huge possibilities for a more efficient future even in what Michael Bodaken of the D.C.-based National Housing Trust referred to as a “resource-flat environment.”
    HUD PTEEPA Retrofit Utility Incentives & Programs
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    Multifamily Energy Savings Program (MESP) Eligibility Guide (Wisconsin)

    The Multifamily Energy Savings Program Eligibility Tool assists program staff in determining the most appropriate course for the customer’s building. The tool should be filled out to the best of the user’s abilities. Not all fields are required but each field assists program staff to determine the correct course for the customer’s building. Many fields provide an “Other” option, when this is selected please provide further explanation in the “comments” area of that section.
    PTEEMN Utility Incentives & Programs Wisconsin
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