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Apr 03 2018

Running a Social Enterprise: Tim Frick of Mightybytes Podcast

On Jan 23, 2018, Tim Frick and Jamie Johnson sat down in the offices of Mightybytes to discuss running a social enterprise - a firm focused on more than just generating profit.  Mighybytes is a…

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Apr 01 2018

Why Is a ComEd Thermostat Rebate Available in Illinois?

A ComEd Thermostat Rebate exists for one reason in Illinois - programmable and smart thermostats save energy.  Since 2007, Illinois has been offering rebates and incentives to help encourage folks to make choices in equipment…

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Mar 31 2018

Best Smart Thermostat Incentives in 2018

In Illinois, smart thermostats are hot. There are a lot of options to choose from, and there are great incentives from your local utilities due to the Future Energy Jobs Act that was passed in…

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Mar 30 2018

Ecobee EMS Si Is the Best Smart Thermostat for Your Business

There are a lot of Smart Thermostat Options in 2018 for your business, and this post details why the Ecobee EMS SI is the best option in the Chicagoland territory in 2018. It comes down…

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Mar 28 2018

The Artist Previously Known As Verde Solutions

In 2010, Verde Sustainable Solutions was created to change the way the world thinks about energy efficiency.  What started as a one-person consulting firm, has evolved over the years to a 25 person team that…

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Mar 25 2018

What is a Verde Certified Company?

If you are visiting businesses in Chicago, you might see more and more converting their lighting to LED, installing smart thermostats like Ecobee and Nest, upgrading their HVAC equipment to the most energy efficient units…

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Mar 25 2018

Verde Green Energy iPad App

In 2011, Verde Energy Efficiency Experts produced our first big product - an iPad app that was focused on energy savings information. While we currently don't just share recommendations, we make them - it is…

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Mar 25 2018

5 Reasons Why an Advisory Board Helped Verde Chicago

In 2010, Verde Chicago was launched to help change the way the world thinks about energy efficiency. We have had a ton of support along the way, including 1871 Chicago, Foundersensei, grants from the University…

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Mar 24 2018

Verde Energy at Work

There are three major principles I find important in growing a team at a startup, including hiring great people, empowering individuals, and making sure the team feels that the workplace is fair. While not perfectly…

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Mar 20 2018

Bringing Energy Efficiency to Lincoln Park

Last Thursday, on one of the more beautiful days weather-wise in Chicago, our team of experts met in Lincoln Park, for week six of outreach.  We all met at the Bourgeois Pig Cafe in order…

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Mar 20 2018

Bringing Energy Efficiency to West Ridge

Our fifth outreach took place down Devon Ave in West Ridge, the heart of Chicago's Indian and Pakistani communities.  We loved taking in the rich culture and bright colors everywhere as we tried to raise…

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Mar 14 2018

Fashion with a Business Focus: Robert Hoffman of Shiraleah Podcast

On Jan 22, Robert Hoffman and Jamie Johnson discuss how Robert's early passion for sustainability with a business focus has helped him take Shiraleah from a small import company in 2004 to an impactful brand in…

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