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July 17th, 2014 Tips for vetting Solutions Providers

The GreenPSF Solutions Provider network lists thousands of contractors across the United States. Here are some tips to find the right one for your project.  1.  Look at reviews. You can view reviews by looking at the “Reviews” section of a solution provider’s profile. We recommend reading as many reviews as possible, even from other […]

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July 17th, 2014 How to search the Solutions Provider Network

Once you have selected a “Ways to Save” task to complete, you can search GreenPSF’s extensive Solutions Provider network for licensed contractors in your area. Here’s how to search the solutions Provider network:  1.  From the specific “Ways to Save” task page, click on the green “Search Solutions Provider Network” button 2.  Filter the results […]

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July 17th, 2014 How to give (or take away) admin rights to a property or space

GreenPSF allows you to share and collaborate with anyone.  Here’s how to grant (or deny) access to your property or space data:  1.  On the left-hand control panel, select Access -> Property or Access -> Space 2.  From the list of users, you can grant administrative access by checking the “Admin” box next to the […]

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July 17th, 2014 How to respond to an access request for your property or space

If a colleague wants access to the account of one of your spaces or properties, they can request access through the website. Here’s how to grant or deny access to anyone who requests it:  1.  On the left-hand control panel, select Access -> Data Sharing 2.  Click the green “Set Property Access” button near the […]

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July 17th, 2014 How data sharing works

GreenPSF allows you to share building and utility data with your utility, local government, and solutions providers. When you share building data, you allow others to reach out with energy-saving opportunities.   1.  On the left-hand control panel, select Access -> Data Sharing 2.  Adjust data sharing settings for utilities, local governments, and solutions providers […]

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July 17th, 2014 How to share access to your property or space with colleagues

GreenPSF’s platform is designed with collaboration in mind. Here is how to grant access to your colleagues:  1.  On the left-hand control panel, select Access & Spaces -> Data Sharing 2.  Adjust data sharing settings for utilities, local governments, and solutions providers 3.  Click the green “Set Property Access” button near the bottom of the […]

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July 17th, 2014 How to report a research error with GreenPSF incentives

While GreenPSF constantly monitors utility websites to provide up-to-date rebate and incentive information, utility incentives can change quickly with little warning, so our incentive information may be out of date sometimes. We appreciate any and all feedback regarding out-of-date incentive information. Here’s how you can help us stay up to date: 1.  Navigate to the […]

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July 17th, 2014 How to search the incentives database

The incentives database allows you to discover federal, state, and utility incentives in your area. Learning about incentives can help you make smarter decisions regarding your sustainability plan. Here’s how to search for incentives: 1.  On the left-hand control panel, select Incentives 2.  All incentives for your building location should be listed 3.  Filter results […]

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July 17th, 2014 Introduction to project incentives

Introduction The upfront cost of retrofitting building systems and equipment is often a significant barrier for getting efficiency projects done. In most cases, and initial investment pays off over several years through reduced cost savings. Incentives can reduce the upfront cost, and result in more projects. For many projects, incentives are essential to boost return […]

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July 17th, 2014 How Ways to Save work

GreenPSF makes recommendations for sustainability measures that are specific to your building. Completing these “Ways to Save” helps raise your benchmark score and lowers your utility costs. Here’s how to use “Ways to Save:” 1.  On the left-hand control panel, select Ways to Save 2.  All possible Ways to Save will be listed 3.  Filter […]

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