Changes to Chicago’s Energy Benchmarking Ordinance coming in 2019


Jan 23, 2018 , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Energy Benchmarking Ordinance Changes 2019   The City of Chicago recently released the coming changes to the city’s energy ordinance. The new system will increase transparency of energy use to building stakeholders. In 2019 buildings will be given a star rating from 0 – 4 as follows:   Zero stars: Out of compliance with energy […]

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Sustainability


Mar 22, 2016 , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

CAI 2016 trade show – Sustainability At this year’s CAI Trade show, three field experts gave their perspective on sustainability. Howard Dakoff, Rebecca Fyffe, and Mark Waldman shared insight from the topics of LEED certification, to quick remedies to reduce your carbon footprint, to green pest solutions. Improved energy efficiency is not only a part […]

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Why Update Reserve Studies?


Sep 05, 2015 , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Why Update Your Reserve Study? The simple fact is, things change. Just to mention a few, the condition of the property elements on which the reserve study is based change. The association’s financial situation and reserve fund balance change. Board members and property managers change. The condition of the property elements are always changing whether […]

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