Persistence of Energy Savings after an Energy Assessment

Persistence of Energy Savings after an Energy Assessment

A third party Energy Assessment for an existing building is a proven method to identify and implement Energy Conservation Measures (ECM’s) to effectively reduce energy consumption and costs. An Energy Assessment conducted by VCA Green for Shift Apartments located in...

Getting Your HVAC and Lighting Systems Ready for Summer

Getting Your HVAC and Lighting Systems Ready for Summer

As seasons change, building equipment functions also need to adapt. Ignoring changes to weather often causes building owners to suffer higher utility costs and causes occupant discomfort and complaints. If seasonal settings are addressed correctly, the Department of...

Top 3 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of Your Water Heater

Top 3 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of Your Water Heater

Water heaters are a home appliance that doesn’t receive much attention throughout the course of a year. If hot water is being delivered, people are happy with the result; however, a domestic hot water system requires regular maintenance if you want to save money and...

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Enterprise Green Communities

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Enterprise Green Communities

Enterprise Green Communities 2020 is a recently published certification which aims to address challenges and goals presented by affordable housing providers. The program has its origins in developer Jim and Patty Rouse’s ambitious vision of ending poverty in the U.S....