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Always Learning: Elevator Bill Expands His Building Science Toolbox with Passive House

We’re always looking to advance our skills and deepen our expertise in building science; it’s the foundation of our work! The knowledge our staff has of building science is essential when they’re out in the field looking for opportunities for energy efficiency improvements. The more possible upgrades they can identify, the more money the people we serve can save. Since we never stop learning at Elevate Energy, Technical Project Lead Bill Lyons recently became one of 1,350…See More
Apr 10
Amber Vignieri posted a blog post

Always Learning: Elevator Bill Expands His Building Science Toolbox with Passive House

We’re always looking to advance our skills and deepen our expertise in building science; it’s the foundation of our work! The knowledge our staff has of building science is essential when they’re out in the field looking for opportunities for energy efficiency improvements. The more possible upgrades they can identify, the more money the people we serve can save. Since we never stop learning at Elevate Energy, Technical Project Lead Bill Lyons recently became one of 1,350…See More
Apr 7
Amber Vignieri's blog post was featured

Let’s Party! A New Way to Learn About Home Energy Use

We went to the best house party—no, not an all-night blow-out, but a small get-together hosted by real estate broker Dan Razowsky. This particular house party was to help Dan, his parents, and their friends become more educated about energy use and energy efficiency in their homes, and we were thrilled to be a part of it.At an Elevate Energy house party, a…See More
Mar 14
Amber Vignieri posted a blog post

Let’s Party! A New Way to Learn About Home Energy Use

We went to the best house party—no, not an all-night blow-out, but a small get-together hosted by real estate broker Dan Razowsky. This particular house party was to help Dan, his parents, and their friends become more educated about energy use and energy efficiency in their homes, and we were thrilled to be a part of it.At an Elevate Energy house party, a…See More
Mar 10
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

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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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Always Learning: Elevator Bill Expands His Building Science Toolbox with Passive House

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 7:00am 0 Comments

passive house certification 1 We’re always looking to advance our skills and deepen our expertise in building science; it’s the foundation of our work! The knowledge our staff has of building science is essential when they’re out in the field looking for opportunities for energy efficiency improvements. The more possible upgrades they can identify, the more money the people we serve can save. Since we never stop learning at Elevate Energy, Technical Project Lead Bill Lyons recently became one of 1,350…

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Let’s Party! A New Way to Learn About Home Energy Use

Posted on March 10, 2017 at 9:05am 0 Comments

We went to the best house party—no, not an all-night blow-out, but a small get-together hosted by real estate broker Dan Razowsky. This particular house party was to help Dan, his parents, and their friends become more educated about energy use and energy efficiency in their homes, and we were thrilled to be a part of it.

At an Elevate Energy house…

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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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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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