Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 Chicago Energy Benchmarking Report and Building Data Released

As one of the third-party verifiers for the Chicago Benchmarking Ordinance, Eco Achievers is pleased to share the 2015 Chicago Energy Benchmarking Report (link) and the first release of building-level energy performance data (link) under Chicago’s Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance (www.CityofChicago.org/EnergyBenchmarking). These efforts (and more) are raising awareness and transparency about building energy use,…
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Why Developers Don’t Go Green – and What You Can Do to Change That

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a term that most people are familiar with. The number of LEED-certified offices, retail spaces, hospitals, schools, industrial facilities, and homes is greater than ever. It’s quickly becoming a building industry standard across the world. We all want to be leaders in energy efficient design… right? Not…
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