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April 22nd, 2015 How GreenPSF Projects Work

Overview GreenPSF Project links property users (building owners, managers, and tenants) with solutions providers (contractors, product managers, distributors, etc.) in an online auction that facilitates sustainability projects. This post explains how the system works in some detail. The numerous benefits of using this system are described here. Addition information is available in frequently asked questions. In the […]

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December 8th, 2014 Common efficiency retrofit financing pitfalls to avoid

Third-party financing is a great option to drive retrofit projects forward when out-of-pocket funding is either not available, or simply not optimal. However, the process can be complex and time-consuming. Below are some common pitfalls to avoid, framed as best practices. Thoroughly understand your financing options. Understand who’s taking the risks vs. who gets the returns. Evaluate the impact of third-party […]

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November 11th, 2014 Chicago Green Office Challenge VIDEO: Program Tutorial

How to play Chicago’s Green Office Challenge once you’re signed up.

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November 11th, 2014 Chicago Green Office Challenge VIDEO: How to Sign Up and Play

Watch a short (5 minute) video on how to get started and play Round IV of Chicago’s Green Office Challenge

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September 5th, 2014 Complete core activities to become an IREM® Certified Sustainable Property

To become an IREM® Certified Sustainable Property, property managers must complete 20 of 24 core activities in the IREM® Sustainable Property Challenge. Required Core Activities (complete 12 of 12) Complete all of the following 12 activities to earn IREM®’s CSP: Elective Core Activities (8 of 12) Complete 8 of the following 12 activities to earn IREM®’s CSP: Have questions or […]

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September 5th, 2014 Form letter: inviting peers to IREM Sustainability

Among the easiest activities in the IREM Sustainable Property Challenge is to invite your colleagues to participate. Here’s a form letter that you can cut + paste into the body of an email to encourage them to get on board: Dear NAME, I’m writing to invite you to participate in a new program run by […]

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September 5th, 2014 IREM Sustainability Quick Reference

Have questions about IREM Sustainability? Here are some links to help you get started. Get up to speed in 60 seconds Options for adding your properties Message from the CEO Russ Salzman Program Highlights Slides WEBINAR: Introduction to IREM Sustainability VIDEO SHORT: How to play the IREM Sustainable Property Challenge Become an IREM Certified Sustainable […]

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September 5th, 2014 IREM Sustainability Webinar

Click the screen shot below to view a half-hour video introduction to IREM Sustainability (launch video).

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September 5th, 2014 Obtaining CE credit for an IREM Sustainability event

Applying for continuing education (CE) for an IREM Sustainability event at your Chapter? You’ll probably need to submit some of information below to your state’s real estate commission. Course Title Sustainable Operations for Commercial Real Estate* * Note: this is a deliberately boring title, designed to satisfy CE licensing requirements. IREM Chapters may consider marketing […]

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September 5th, 2014 Private label IREM Sustainability for your property management company

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