Posts by USGBC West MI Chapter

Consumers Energy

Count On Us www.cetradeally.com Email Us About: At Consumers Energy we lead with our triple bottom line investing in people, the plant, and prosperity. Our purpose and our passion is to make life better for the people of Michigan. First by providing safe, reliable energy delivered with hometown service. Then by volunteering our time and…

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Catalyst Partners

Building Performance Facilitators www.catalyst-partners.com Follow on Twitter Email Us About: Catalyst Partners is a consortium of knowledge leaders committed to high-performance restorative protocols for buildings, interiors, and products. The consortium is comprised of professionals with licensures in engineering, architecture, and interiors. Our clients seek assistance in building performance optimization and certification. We act as the…

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New Detroit Energy Challenge

Detroit Energy Challenge Recognizes Owners for Reduced Energy & Water Use in Buildings across the City Detroit Energy Challenge Partners (from left): Tremaine Phillips, Michigan Public Service Commission; Peggy Matta, Detroit 2030 District; Alison Jaworowski, DTE; Al Hildreth, General Motors; Connie Lilley, Detroit 2030 District; Cheri Holman, Michigan Battle of the Buildings; Morgan Pokora, Michigan…

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Production Normalization Pilot

A working group at the 2019 Michigan Energy Summit to explore beyond BTU per Square Foot Written by Myka Irvine, recent GVSU graduate and Team Member of San Chez A Tapas Bistro Product Normalization Pilot Breakout Session at the Michigan Energy Summit Until now, Michigan Battle of the Buildings competitors have measured energy by energy…

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Energy Efficiency Profiting Small Business

Energy Efficiency Profiting Small Business: A panel session at the 2019 Michigan Energy Summit Written by Myka Irvine, recent GVSU graduate and Team Member of San Chez A Tapas Bistro Energy efficiency is the first step of reducing a building’s carbon footprint; the benefits are for all organizations, big and small. During a Michigan Energy…

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Majora Carter: “Community as Corporation” Talent Retention Strategies for Low-Status America – Blog Recap

Written by Brittany Cullimore, USGBC West Michigan Guest Writer  – April 30, 2019 The Fifth Annual Michigan Energy Summit was held on Thursday, April 25th at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Downtown Grand Rapids. This year’s Keynote presentation was delivered by leading urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter. A visionary voice in environmental equality and sustainable…

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Geothermal Energy Comes to Michigan’s State Capitol Building

By Chuck Otto, USGBC-WM Staff Writer The Michigan Capitol in Lansing is in the midst of a conversion of its heating and cooling system to geothermal energy. The geothermal renovation is part of a two-year, $70 million project known as the Capitol Infrastructure Upgrade (CIU), an effort designed to bring the 138-year-old building into the…

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