How It Works

The RENEW Multi-Family green building coach guides building owners and managers through the energy retrofit process, ensuring that an organization’s time and resources are used efficiently and effectively. 

RENEW Multi-Family focuses on three main areas:

Energy Savings

New technologies have fueled a revolution in building energy efficiency, unleashing potential energy cost savings of 20 to 40 percent. 

Water Savings

The cost of water and the cost of energy to heat water are significant operating expenses for multi-family housing owners. Implementing the latest technologies in water conservation can reduce water use and associated operating costs.

Solar/ Renewable Power Generation

RENEW works to address major barriers to on-site installation of solar and renewable energy systems with innovative but tested solutions in financing, contracting and performance monitoring. The long-term ownership of affordable housing makes renewable energy an outstanding value. 

RENEW often uses a portfolio approach, bundling several buildings into a larger project for advantageous development and financing costs. Specifically, RENEW provides: