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July 27, 2017

Scores to Drop in August of 2018 Have you ever noticed the little blue ENERGY STAR label on your appliances at home or on the exterior of the building you work in?  Did you know that this label is worth billions and billions of dollars?   Yep, the ENERGY STAR program has saved individuals, homes, and […]
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The History of ENERGY STAR

September 22, 2016

ENERGY STAR was once an unfamiliar program in the United States. However, it is now the international standard for energy efficient consumer products. It was launched in 1992 by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since its creation, the program has been adopted in numerous countries such as Canada, the European Union, […]
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SIG Awarded 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year!

April 1, 2016

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) is proud to announce that we have been named by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year! SIG was 1 of only 5 new companies to receive the Partner of the Year: Service and Product Provider distinction. Our company has received this honor for […]
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SIG’s Top 5 ENERGY STAR Projects for 2015

December 21, 2015

1) 1425 K Street Client: Blake Real Estate ENERGY STAR Score: 1st year certified with a score of 77 Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Team Member that worked on this ENERGY STAR project: Scott Baker, Director of Technical Services Property Address: 1425 K Street Washington DC, 20005   2) 425 Lexington Avenue Client: Hines ENERGY STAR Score: […]
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Reduce Building Energy, Save Money, Protect the Earth

November 2, 2015

Energy efficiency momentum continues to accelerate as property owners consider current and future legislation. Many industry experts believe these initiatives are just getting started. Existing laws, such as San Francisco’s Benchmarking law, show significant Building Energy reduction results. Energy reporting programs are driving more residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial property owners to protect the earth. […]
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SIG Makes Top 10 – ENERGY STAR

February 12, 2015

The EPA’s ENERGY STAR label launched the green building certification movement in 1999. To recognize the 15th year anniversary of energy efficient building certification, the EPA sponsored a volume recognition event called Certification Nation. SIG is honored to rank sixth in the nation for registering 157 buildings for ENERGY STAR certification in 2014. That’s more […]
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SIG’s Top 3 ENERGY STAR Projects for 2014

December 30, 2014

1) Northcreek Office Park Client: Atlanta Property Company ENERGY STAR Scores: Building 100: 92 Building 200: 89 Building 300: 82 Building 400: 86 Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Team Member that worked on these ENERGY STAR projects: Jeff Stewart, Mechanical Engineer, ENERGY STAR Team Lead Property Address: 3715 Northside Pkwy Atlanta, GA 30327 For more info:   […]
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What Is ENERGY STAR? 7 Basic Facts About the Program

July 27, 2014

ENERGY STAR is a United States government program initiated in 1992 as a motivating force for businesses and consumers to decrease their consumption of energy. Both products and buildings carrying the ENERGY STAR label meet specific standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Residences and buildings designated […]
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Lighting the Way: Newest LED’s Face Off with CFL’s

June 20, 2014

Major milestones and new advancements bring exciting new possibilities to the world of light-emitting diodes, or LED’s. With 20 million LED’s now illuminating U.S. buildings and dozens of thrilling new products in development, LED’s are increasingly surpassing other high-efficiency lighting. The Economics of Energy-Saving Lighting Innovative companies like Sustainable Investment Group often use energy-saving tools […]
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SIG’s Top 5 ENERGY STAR Projects for 2013

December 31, 2013

Sustainable Investment Group’s Top Five ENERGY STAR Projects for 2013 1) Mansell Overlook 100-500 Jones Lang LaSalle Alpharetta, GA 4 buildings – 667,000 SF 2011-2013 labels Average score in 2009 – 86 Average Score in 2013 – 95 2) 1585 Broadway Hines/Morgan Stanley New York, NY 1,476,000 SF 2012-2013 3) 171 17th Street Cassidy Turley […]
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