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small business grants
Mar 05 2018

Small Business Grants in the Form of Rebates

If you own and operate a business in Chicagoland, you likely fall into the Small Business Energy Efficiency Program, small business grants or rebates as a benefit that is available to all commercial customers. This…

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inflation and energy costs
Mar 05 2018

ICC Certification – Energy Efficiency Measures Installer

In 2016, Illinois passed an ambitious piece of legislation called commonly as the Future Energy Jobs Act that aggressively expanded the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program.  This act recently went into place in Illinois in January…

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instant discounts and rebates
Mar 05 2018

Instant Discounts – Easiest Energy Rebate Program Around

One of the most popular programs (it even won a big award this year!) in the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program over the past 10 years has been the Instant Discount program.Previously known as the Business…

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core values verde
Mar 05 2018

Your Trade Ally is Your Partner

In the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program, there are a variety of players that make up the huge machine that delivers rebates and incentives to customers. In my opinion, the most important player in the rebate…

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energy jobs
Mar 05 2018

Energy Efficiency Jobs in Illinois

In 2016, our legislature did the impossible in Illinois - they passed a meaningful law.To show how remarkable this is, at that time, Governor Rauner and the legislature had been in a budget stalemate for…

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business energy efficiency
Mar 05 2018

Business Energy Efficiency – Large Facilities

Commercial energy efficiency improvements are a core pillar of the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program in Illinois.  All businesses and public sector programs are available to participate in the Standard Program for energy efficiency program. While…

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energy efficient homes
Mar 05 2018

Energy Efficient Homes

We often get asked about how the Comed Energy Efficiency Program helps homeowners and create a more energy efficient home.  While our company focuses on commercial, we like to point folks in the right direction.…

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avodale sustainability
Feb 28 2018

Bringing Energy Efficiency to Avondale | Irving Park

Last week the team dispersed all throughout the Avondale in Cook County (home to Polish Village) and Irving Park area to spread the news about energy efficiency.  We were able to stop into a lot…

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Verde Chicagoland Business Stories Season 1 Episode 7
Feb 27 2018

Agilux: The Environmental Impact of International Shipping

(Photo Credit: Agilux) Kevin Cody and Jamie Johnson discuss Agilux - a flexible and adaptable module LED platform with a ton of opportunities.  Kevin and Jamie discuss international manufacturing, quality of products, as well as…

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Verde Chicagoland Business Stories Season 1 Episode 6
Feb 21 2018

Building Your Brand: David Kelbaugh of Tacklebox Podcast

On Jan 15th, David Kelbaugh and Jamie Johnson sit down in David's home on the north side of Chicago to discuss how and why he left a huge advertising firm in Chicago to build a…

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best smart thermostat
Feb 15 2018

Five Ways a Smart Thermostat Will Be Useful for Your Business

Smart thermostats have a lot of features and look nice, but do they do anything valuable? When I recommend them during my work in the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program, it’s for more of these reasons…

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Verde Chicagoland Business Stories Season 1 Episode 5
Feb 06 2018

Believing in More Than Your Company: Tom Decker and Social Enterprise

Chicago Green Insulation’s warehouse, surrounded by barrels of foam insulation. Tom has grown a successful enterprise that focuses on hiring underserved individuals in Chicago, such as the low income and those with a previous history…

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