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Sep 25 2018

Commercial, Nonprofit, and Public Sector Grants for Solar Panels in 2018

Illinois Solar PhotoVoltaic (PV) in 2018 A Complete Guide to Commercial, Nonprofit, and Public Sector Solar in 2018 It's been a long time coming, but Solar Photovoltaic (PV) will finally penetrate the Illinois and Chicagoland…

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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 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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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 Nest Rebate Available in Illinois?

A ComEd Smart Thermostat Rebate exists for one reason in Illinois – programmable and smart thermostats save energy.  The Comed Nest Rebate, Comed Ecobee Rebate, and other smart thermostat rebates can help you explore this…

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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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