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Energy Resources Center (ERC)

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Mailing Address:Energy Resources Center - University of Illinois at Chicago, 1309 S. Halsted Street Suite 205, Chicago, IL 60607
Primary Contact Name:Suchithra Prabhu
Contact Phone:(312) 996-4490
Contact Email:[email protected]
Which most closely describes your business? Professional Services
Indicate professional licensing of key staff, where applicable:Illinois Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), LEED Green Associate, Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP)
Indicate key markets for your organization:Commercial Office, Data Centers, Event / Convention, Healthcare, High Rise, Institutional / Government, Laboratories, Mixed Use, Multi-family Residential, Process / Industrial / Manufacturing, Restaurants, Retail, Schools (K-12), Schools (Higher Ed), Sports Arenas / Venues, Supermarkets
Please list core areas of company expertise:ERC at the University of Illinois at Chicago provides solutions for energy and environmental challenges in Illinois and other states. A comprehensive list of our company expertise: Energy audits, Portfolio Manager utility bill analysis and benchmarking, Retro-commissioning, Energy efficiency projects implementation support, Energy modeling, Utilities billing data management, Distributed generation, Bioenergy & Biofuels, Program implementation, Educational outreach, Technical assistance.
Please list relevant experience providing energy services in the Chicago metro area:Through the Illinois Energy Now Programs, the DCEO Trade Ally network, and Smart Energy Design Assistance Center (SEDAC), the ERC has provided energy assessments, retro-commissioning and benchmarking to numerous public sector clients in the Chicago metro area.
Some of our clients in 2014/2015 include but are not limited to Westchester Schools, Park Ridge City Hall, UIC Office Building, Rockford Carlson Ice Arena, Roselle Village Hall, Duke’s Alehouse, Cicero Public Library, Vandalia Correctional Center and Sheridan Point Condo.
Please describe your experience that qualifies you to conduct benchmarking and data verification services, including specific training on use of Portfolio Manager, ASHRAE Level I, II or III audits (or similar):ERC helps clients seeking energy efficiency improvements in their buildings by providing ASHRAE Level I, II and III energy assessments. For these assessments, ERC engineers and architects regularly use Portfolio Manager to benchmark the facilities to assist in utility bill analysis.
Provide a brief summary of your experience providing building improvements to enhance energy performance:Working in the areas of energy efficiency, we provide comprehensive energy assessments as well as technical assistance for specific energy efficiency projects to enhance energy performance of buildings. ERC uses on-site consultations, audits, benchmarking and evaluations to find the most energy efficient, cost effective, and practical solutions to reduce energy consumption and cost for our clients. We have completed close to a 100 assessments to help identify energy cost savings for clients.
If requested, how many references can you provide?More than 3.
Entry Date4/15/2016

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