Amber Vignieri
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Amber Vignieri added 5 discussions to the group Job Board
Feb 7
Amber Vignieri's blog post was featured

Emergency Heating Situation Leads to Further Efficiency Upgrades in Morgan Park

In early November 2015, the boiler failed in building manager Chiaka Patterson’s 12-unit multifamily building in the Morgan Park area of Chicago. As winter was quickly approaching, Mrs. Patterson worried about her tenant’s comfort and safety. She reached out to Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to assist her with financing the…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Amber Vignieri posted a blog post

Emergency Heating Situation Leads to Further Efficiency Upgrades in Morgan Park

In early November 2015, the boiler failed in building manager Chiaka Patterson’s 12-unit multifamily building in the Morgan Park area of Chicago. As winter was quickly approaching, Mrs. Patterson worried about her tenant’s comfort and safety. She reached out to Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to assist her with financing the…See More
Dec 9, 2016
Amber Vignieri's blog post was featured

Healthy Homes, Healthy Families: Elevator Chris Steinhoff is Leading the Way

In an effort to provide more comprehensive services to the people we serve, especially low-income populations, Elevate is working towards identifying and solving home-based health hazards that we discover while doing energy efficiency work. These home-base health hazards are often a barrier to weatherization for our low- to moderate-income homeowners. To support this work, Elevate…See More
Nov 10, 2016
Amber Vignieri posted a status
"Elevator Anne on 11/10 Better Buildings Peer Exchange Call on non-energy benefits of multifamily energy efficiency! http://bit.ly/2fABBB9"
Nov 8, 2016
Amber Vignieri posted a status
"Hey real estate pros! Didn't make it to the NAR conference? We've got coverage of panel on valuing solar real estate. http://bit.ly/2eBxNuB"
Nov 8, 2016
Kobus Niemand commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Home Energy Efficiency Round-Up, May--It Can Be Easy Being Green
"It's good to see a rising trend in the move toward global green energy solutions. It all starts locally and we all can learn from this to apply these energy efficiency tips in our own homes. Thanks & regards, K"
Nov 4, 2016
Amber Vignieri commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved
"Thanks for your interest Kobus! We have pretty amazing customers who stay in the know about the Hourly Pricing program and respond to high-price alerts to the best of their abilities. We're working hard to ensure that this winter will be full…"
Nov 2, 2016
Kobus Niemand commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved
"Amazing that the Chicago residents complied with the public request and reduced their consumption. I wonder what the cost implications would have been if they had not achieved this? I don't know if this speaks to failing, aging infrastructure,…"
Nov 2, 2016
Amber Vignieri posted a blog post

Healthy Homes, Healthy Families: Elevator Chris Steinhoff is Leading the Way

In an effort to provide more comprehensive services to the people we serve, especially low-income populations, Elevate is working towards identifying and solving home-based health hazards that we discover while doing energy efficiency work. These home-base health hazards are often a barrier to weatherization for our low- to moderate-income homeowners. To support this work, Elevate…See More
Oct 28, 2016
Amber Vignieri commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved
"Thanks for your comment Bob! We couldn't be more excited about the increasing prevalence of time of use rates. We know firsthand that they save customers money and can work for a wide variety of populations, especially low-income…"
Oct 26, 2016
Bob Blanchette commented on Amber Vignieri's blog post Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved
"Looks like the days of paying a fixed amount per KWh are rapidly coming to an end. Many utilities are starting to charge Time of Use rates and Demand charges.We have www.smarthours.com in our area."
Oct 23, 2016
Amber Vignieri's blog post was featured

Increasing Energy Savings for Less in West Humboldt Park

Building owner Charles Beck needed to make improvements to the failing boiler of his 12-unit apartment building located on the West Side of Chicago. His building is one of a few viable housing developments in an area faced with foreclosures and disinvestment.Beck approached the …See More
Oct 20, 2016
Amber Vignieri posted a blog post

Increasing Energy Savings for Less in West Humboldt Park

Building owner Charles Beck needed to make improvements to the failing boiler of his 12-unit apartment building located on the West Side of Chicago. His building is one of a few viable housing developments in an area faced with foreclosures and disinvestment.Beck approached the …See More
Oct 14, 2016
Christopher Steinhoff liked Amber Vignieri's blog post Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved
Oct 6, 2016
Amber Vignieri's blog post was featured

Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved

ComEd’s Hourly Pricing program allows participants to pay the hourly, wholesale market price for electricity. By conserving electricity usage when prices are high through simple behavior changes, customers can increase their savings. Elevate Energy administers the program and provides customer services to approximately 11,000 participants to help them manage costs, including high price alerts by email, phone or text, an online bill…See More
Oct 6, 2016

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Company
Elevate Energy
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Contractor: general (new/remodel), Contractor: insulation, Contractor: HVAC, Educator / Trainer, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator, Home Inspector (real-estate transactions), Non-governmental organization, Utility representative
Professional Certification
BPI, DOE Weatherization contractor, HVAC Excellence, LEED, Realtor, RESNET
Website URL
http://www.elevateenergy.org/
Blog URL
http://www.elevateenergy.org/blog/
Twitter ID
@Elevate_Energy
Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/ElevateEnergyNP/
LinkedIn Profile
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Emergency Heating Situation Leads to Further Efficiency Upgrades in Morgan Park

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 7:16am 0 Comments

In early November 2015, the boiler failed in building manager Chiaka Patterson’s 12-unit multifamily building in the Morgan Park area of Chicago. As winter was quickly approaching, Mrs. Patterson worried about her tenant’s comfort and safety. She reached out to Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to assist her with…

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Healthy Homes, Healthy Families: Elevator Chris Steinhoff is Leading the Way

Posted on October 28, 2016 at 8:19am 0 Comments

In an effort to provide more comprehensive services to the people we serve, especially low-income populations, Elevate is working towards identifying and solving home-based health hazards that we discover while doing energy efficiency work. These home-base health hazards are often a barrier to weatherization for our low- to moderate-income homeowners. To support this work,…

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Increasing Energy Savings for Less in West Humboldt Park

Posted on October 14, 2016 at 9:39am 0 Comments

Building owner Charles Beck needed to make improvements to the failing boiler of his 12-unit apartment building located on the West Side of Chicago. His building is one of a few viable housing developments in an area faced with foreclosures and disinvestment.

Beck approached the …

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Even with Polar Vortex, Hourly Pricing Participants Saved

Posted on September 30, 2016 at 11:00am 4 Comments

ComEd’s Hourly Pricing program allows participants to pay the hourly, wholesale market price for electricity. By conserving electricity usage when prices are high through simple behavior changes, customers can increase their savings. Elevate Energy administers the program and provides customer services to approximately 11,000 participants to help them manage costs, including high price alerts by email, phone or text, an online…

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At 12:35pm on April 11, 2016, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Amber,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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