Featured Energy Consultant: E3 California

E3 California (E3) is a full-service energy consulting and sustainability planning firm specializing in multifamily and mixed-use developments for both affordable and market-rate sectors. E3 ensures a project’s sustainability and energy goals align with your budget and provide a plan for navigating the complexities inherent to building codes and programs.

With over 50 years combined experience as sustainability and energy efficiency consultants, E3 staff offers a unique blend of expertise and credentials. E3’s hands-on experience and knowledge of building codes and efficiency programs are the foundation for the specialized services they offer. E3 has participated in MUP since 2015.

Featured MUP Project: Orchard Village

  • Incentive: $131,288
  • Annual energy savings: 25 percent
  • Measures installed:
    • Attic insulation
    • Windows
    • Appliances
    • Boiler
    • Duct Sealing
    • Lighting
    • Cooling

Featured Contractor: Bright Power

A MUP participating contractor since 2016, Bright Power is a leading provider of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and energy management solutions for the real estate industry. They use their Find-Fix-Follow approach to Find the best opportunities across a real estate portfolio, deploy the Fixes on specific assets, and Follow to ensure long-term value, always optimizing for their clients’ financial and sustainability goals.

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Financing Options: Fannie Mae’s Multifamily Green Financing

Energy efficiency, through lower utility bills, is an investment with both immediate and long-term rewards. To encourage energy efficiency retrofits, some financial institutions started creating financing options specifically for multifamily property owners who are looking to invest in their properties.

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Introducing PG&E Multifamily Owner Services

On behalf of PG&E, TRC is offering Multifamily Owner Services, a no-cost single-point-of-contact service for multifamily property owners and managers who are seeking information and resources on: Continue reading Introducing PG&E Multifamily Owner Services