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Empowering Small Businesses: Energy Symposium Report-Out

Chambers of commerce and similar organizations are trusted thought leaders and primary connectors to small businesses. They have the power to effectively work with their members as well as key energy efficiency influencers such as utilities, banks, and local governments to ignite greater interest and investment in building performance and secure deeper savings in hard-to-reach … Continued

NEO Realty Group Green Lease Case Study

Proving a Small Business Can Be a Leader in Green Leasing Based in Northeastern Ohio, NEO Realty Group is a vertically-integrated real estate company that manages or owns properties in four counties in the Cleveland metropolitan area and is one of eleven companies to be named a 2015 Green Lease Leader—a designation created by IMT … Continued

Geis Companies Green Lease Case Study

Geis Properties: Leaders in Sustainable Construction and Green Leasing The Cuyahoga County Administrative Headquarters building in Cleveland, Ohio demonstrates that properties with multiple stakeholders can be built and operated sustainably. The building itself is owned by the Port of Cleveland, is managed by Geis Properties, and was built by Geis Construction. Additionally, the building was … Continued

The Coffee House Green Lease Case Study

Brewing Up a Plan to Percolate Energy Savings The Coffee House was founded in 2009 and is owned by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The shop is situated in a three-story building located in a center of education, medicine, arts, and cultural institutions, known as University Circle. To lower energy usage and improve … Continued