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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What you need to know about OSHA’s changes to roof descent systems

Jun 21, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Mark breaks down OSHA’s new safety standards regarding roof descent systems. If you have workers (maintenance, window washers, etc) that use these systems, you are now required to have them tested by November 2017.   Check out our other educational content here.

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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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A Green Approach to Building Maintenance and Repair

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

Today there is lots of chatter about sustainability, green building issues, and reducing our personal carbon footprints. There is also lots of talk about stimulus money and tax credits. Does that mean homeowners associations s and condominium boards should be approving the installation of roof- mounted solar panels or wind turbines? Or how about a […]

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