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EUC MF Releases First Video Case Study

For each of the residential communities that participate in the Energy Upgrade California (EUC) Multifamily program, the program highlights their energy savings in a 1-2 page case study. Using the information provided by the project team, an overview of the…

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Summer Savings Tips for Residents

How do you encourage your residents to conserve energy, especially during the hot summer months?¬†We suggest consistently sharing simple tips and reminders in your resident¬†communications (newsletters, bulletins on community boards, at the rental office, etc.) Display notes and posters around…

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2018 Spring Webinar: Accomplishments & Updates

Building raters, property managers, residents, utility representatives, and partners participated in a recent webinar to discuss: 2017 program accomplishments Case studies transitioning from print to video, reaching more audiences, and providing value to owners and residents alike Updates on other…

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Energy Conservation Through Messaging

How you can encourage residents to reduce energy use While residents often pay their own utility bills, many multifamily properties offer perks such as the use of common areas and paid water bills. When properties pay for energy and residents…

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Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck with Energy Upgrade California Multifamily

Many multifamily property owners express interest in making energy efficient upgrades at their property. But admit they just don’t know where to start! Incentive funds are available first-come, first served and these funds are limited. Now is the time to…

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Education Opportunity: Multifamily Operations & Maintenance

TRC is conducting an operations and maintenance (O&M) training at the SDG&E Energy Innovation Center that will show maintenance supervisors/staff how to save time by proactively addressing maintenance at their site. Attendees will develop an O&M plan specific to their…

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Orange Gardens Apartments | Affirmed Housing Group

Through the Energy Upgrade California Multifamily program, Affirmed Housing Group¬†completed a major rehabilitation of Orange Gardens, a 38-year old apartment development. Upgrades included high performance heat pumps and ductwork system, dual pane, vinyl framed, high performance windows, new cool roofs…

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Considering Energy Efficiency Upgrades?

The Energy Upgrade California Multifamily program has been streamlined to make it even easier to make energy efficiency upgrades. The interest in energy efficiency is high as more property owners and managers have become aware of the benefits of making…

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Three Ways Property Owners Can Reduce Energy Use and Costs

Here are three ways for property owners, managers, and residents to save energy, lower utility costs, and reduce greenhouse gases. Strategy #1: Energy Upgrades Installing energy upgrade measures to an existing property, especially one built prior to 1980, can yield…

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Energy Saving Tips to Prepare for Winter

The seasonal changes may be subtle in San Diego, there are still simple steps you and your residents can take to save energy and keep utility bills from escalating. Encourage residents to conserve energy inside their apartment homes: Encourage your…

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