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Nov 01 2018

To Bid or Not to Bid

In energy efficiency, bidding is everything in the public sector. It can help or kill a project, and with 1,299 municipalities, and nearly 7,000 governing bodies, there are a lot of different decision making that…

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Oct 03 2018

Sustainability Best Practices in Chicagoland

Energy Efficiency Services and Sustainability Chicago is a leader in many things, and sustainability is one of them. This season in the Verde Podcast, we are going to look deeper at the energy efficiency and…

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Oct 03 2018

Smart Thermostats in 2018

Smart Thermostats are...well, Smart Your complete guide to Smart Thermostats for both Commercial and Residential applications in 2018 There is no doubt that smart thermostats save energy, or this article would be about a cool…

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Oct 03 2018

Why Are My Energy Bills So High?

There are hundreds of reasons that your electric bill could be high.  Here are the top 7 that we see in the commercial marketplace.  You can often solve these issues fairly quickly and with little expense.…

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Apr 22 2018

5 Tips for Reducing Waste in the Office

It's officially Verde's favorite day of the year: Earth Day!  While we've already helped hundreds of company's reduce their energy consumption, we thought we would go a step further and help businesses with tips on…

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Apr 18 2018

A Sustainable Education: Debra Kutska from Oakton Community College

Debra and Jamie sit down to discuss the progress and investment that Oakton Community College has put forward, creating a truly sustainable education for their students.  Debra comes from the Brookfield Zoo community, where she…

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Apr 17 2018

Bringing Energy Efficiency to Park Ridge

About 30 minutes outside the office is Park Ridge, located in Cook County, where we went for our outreach week.  Being proud members of the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, we decided to to hit…

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Apr 17 2018

Embracing Organizational Transformation: Ross Outten Podcast

Ross and Jamie sit down in The Friendship Center's new location on Lawrence Avenue in Chicago, where they will be extending their services to include a hot meal service for those in need.  Friendship Center has…

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Apr 17 2018

Bringing Energy Efficiency to Ukrainian Village and East Village

We're in our third month of outreach and our team is loving the ability to explore all throughout Cook County and the greater Chicagoland area.  This week we decided to increase our workload by going…

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Apr 10 2018

From Struggling to Thriving:Effective Management with Harold Rice CEDA

Jamie and Harold sit down in CEDAs office in the top of the 567 W Lake St building in Chicago.  With a backdrop of a ton of natural sunlight and possibly the best office lighting…

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Apr 04 2018

Energy Efficiency Makes Us Hoppy

Beer can be pretty energy intensive. Lifting a 16 ounce glass repeatedly...bicep really feels the burn, amiright... No but really kids - tons of energy input to create that delicious beverage that we love so…

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Apr 03 2018

Bringing Energy Efficiency to Andersonville

Our outreach in Andersonville was a new experience for our team since we were able to work with a town that already promotes energy efficiency within its businesses.  We were lucky enough to meet with David…

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