The exhibit area was a mass of slow moving people as they worked their way from booth to booth learning about all the latest resources for sustainability. The event, dubbed Greening the Office, was sponsored by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum. On display were a variety of green cleaning ... Read More »
Who Makes the Decision to Save Energy at Your Company ?
It’s very interesting to watch how the decision to save energy is made in various business settings. Getting someone to make that decision, plus the challenges of implementation, are two key factors why 30% of the energy used in businesses is typically wasted! This past week the Energy Alliance ... Read More »
PACE Funds Green Renovations
Last week Montcalm County became the 10th county in Michigan to approve PACE financing. While the benefits of PACE are numerous there is one benefit that is especially attractive to commercial, industrial, non-profit and multifamily property owners. That is, to qualify for PACE financing, the entire ... Read More »
Who Benefits from an Energy Renovation?
Last week the Vice President of the Energy Alliance Group, Curt Monhart, took a tour of a company operation that has a $75,000 monthly electric bill! The company’s sustainability manager wants an energy renovation so his company can improve their energy efficiency and lower the cost of utilities. ... Read More »
‘Keeping PACE with Energy Efficiency’ videos
EAG PACE Seminar Part 1 - Introduction to PACE http://youtu.be/XeIDIxY-Qvk EAG PACE Seminar Part 2 - Michigan's PACE Program http://youtu.be/sLeZq1qEBnA EAG PACE Seminar Part 3 - Energy Savings & Services http://youtu.be/LQYFB9gDdnc EAG PACE Seminar Part 4 - Tax & Government ... Read More »
‘Keeping PACE’ event videos now available online
An inquisitive group of more than 70 people attended The Energy Alliance Group of Michigan’s “Keeping PACE with Energy Efficiency in Michigan” panel discussion in Troy last month. The event was so successful EAG of Michigan plans to offer it in Michigan at least three more times in 2015, with dates ... Read More »
The Energy Alliance Group secures Michigan’s third PACE project
The Energy Alliance Group of Michigan (EAG) will manage a major energy efficiency upgrade at Hoot McInerney’s Star Lincoln auto dealership in Southfield, MI helping Star become the first car dealership in Michigan (and one of the first in the nation) to use PACE funding for an extensive energy ... Read More »
EAG works with Star Lincoln on state’s 3rd PACE project
Star Lincoln auto dealership learned it’s not only possible, but also profitable, to make energyStar Lincoln auto dealership learned it’s not only possible, but also profitable, to make energy upgrades using Michigan’s new Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. The Energy Alliance Group ... Read More »
PACE Propels Auto Dealership’s Green Renovation!
A New Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) project was just launched in Michigan. It’s the third PACE project in the State and it’s likely to pave the way for many more due to the energy savings that are guaranteed by the programs unique requirements. A desire to cut energy costs prompted Star ... Read More »
Energy Efficiency Increases Commercial Real Estate Profitability
The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry has an interesting opportunity to consider. The best way to understand the opportunity is to consider two quotes I came across recently. When these quotes are read individually they probably won’t attract much attention. When viewed collectively they signify ... Read More »
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