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Building Baselines: Katie Kaluzny

Building Baselines: Katie Kaluzny Katie Kaluzny, Deputy Director, Illinois Green Alliance Katie Kaluzny is the Deputy Director for Illinois Green Alliance and has been involved in local Chicago and statewide efforts in efficiency and green energy for close to two decades. Illinois Green Alliance is an organization “working to advance high performance buildings that give people better, brighter, healthier places to live, work, and learn.”  Through her work with Illinois Green… Read More »Building Baselines: Katie Kaluzny

Building Baselines: Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite

Building Baselines: Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite, VP of Customer Engagement, ClearlyEnergy Building Baselines has been an evolving idea at Calico Energy for many years. Inspired by the bookend minutes before and after calls with industry thought leaders and the post-session conversations at various energy conferences, the goal for this series has always been to capture the energy and multidimensionality of the insightful conversations we were having.   At… Read More »Building Baselines: Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite

ACEEE’s Recent Report

On January 17, 2024, ACEEE came out with a report titled “Affordable Housing Needs More Support to Comply with Building Performance Standards.”

The title tells a big story.

Joint Letter from DOE, EPA, and HUD requesting utility data for multifamily properties

On January 25th, 2024, the Department of Energy, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a joint statement asking utility companies to come to the table and make energy and water usage data available for multifamily properties. The essence of the statement was their joint commitment to “championing the availability of whole-building utility data access.”