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FS Energy
 
Benchmarking

The more informed you are about your building’s environmental impact, the more empowered you are to improve it.

 
Energy Assessments & Advisory Services

Our energy experts take a forensic approach to improving efficiency that begins by analyzing your building’s current and historical energy consumption...

 
Billing Audits

Our auditing team will perform a comprehensive review of electric, gas, steam, and oil invoices to identify consumption and billing anomalies.

 
Efficiency Opportunities

Many FirstService Residential managed buildings have successfully implemented these strategies to save energy, reduce costs, and improve efficiency.

 
Education & Training

Optimizing the operations and maintenance (O&M) of your building’s energy systems to ensure they are performing as originally designed and constructed can significantly improve efficiency.

 
Compliance

New York City Local Law 87 requires buildings over 50,000 square feet to file an Energy Efficiency Report (EER) with the Department of Buildings.

 
Demand Response

Demand response programs are designed to enable customers..

 
Procurement

When aggregated groups purchase large blocks of energy..

Partnerships

Better Buildings Challenge

As a Better Buildings Challenge Partner, FS Energy has committed to reducing energy use across the FirstService Residential portfolio by 20 percent in 10 years. As part of this commitment, FS Energy has pledged to demonstrate national leadership in energy efficiency by:

  • Conducting an energy efficiency assessment of our building portfolio and pledging an energy savings goal
  • Executing a plan to achieve lasting energy savings
  • Reporting the results by sharing cost-cutting approaches and sharing data that demonstrates success

Energy Star

As an Energy Star Partner, FS Energy has committed to measure, track, and benchmark energy performance across the FirstService Residential portfolio. A joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, ENERGY STAR Partners have committed to developing and carrying out a plan to:

  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Improve energy efficiency
  • Reduce pollution

Investor Confidence Project Certified Developer

project-developerAs an Investor Confidence Project Certified Developer, FS Energy recognizes the need for standardization of energy efficiency projects – from developing the baseline to measurement and verification – which will help facilitate an increased flow of institutional funds to finance future energy efficiency projects. The Investor Confidence Project is enabling a marketplace for building owners, project developers, finance and energy service providers, insurers, utilities, and a growing number of public programs and utilities to trade in standardized energy efficiency projects.

Mission:data

FS Energy is a member of Mission:data which advocates for customer-friendly data access policies throughout the country in order to deliver benefits for consumers and enable an innovative, vibrant market for energy management services. The Mission:data coalition and members are guided by these principles:

  • All consumers should have easy access to the best available information about their energy use (including both “backhaul” information through the utility website and real-time information directly from smart meters) and the ability to easily share that data with energy management service providers of their choice
  • Energy consumption and pricing information should be provided in the best available format to support innovative new services (including machine-readable formats that are consistent nationwide and consistent with the best industry standards)

NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Partner

As a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Multifamily Performance Partner (NYSERDA MPP), FS Energy has committed to helping multifamily properties develop comprehensive whole building retrofits that will result in energy efficiency improvements of 15% or greater in New York. The NYSERDA MPP program is the flagship energy efficiency program for multifamily buildings in New York State. Among the benefits FS Energy can provide are:

  • A no cost energy benchmarking survey
  • Incentives of $300-650/unit to offset the cost of implementing energy efficiency measures
  • Subsidized energy efficiency financing to pay for the project

NYC Carbon Challenge

The NYC Carbon Challenge is an initiative that helps organizations support the city’s long-term sustainability agenda, PlaNYC, which aims to reduce emissions by 80 percent below 2005 levels by 2050. Through the Challenge, multifamily buildings, universities, hospitals, and commercial offices commit to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 15 to 30% over the next ten years.

More than 80 properties managed by FirstService Residential, comprising a total of more than 17 million square feet, have accepted this challenge – the largest participation by any residential property management company in New York City. Click here for a copy of the NYC Carbon Challenge Handbook for Co-ops and Condos.

NJ Clean Energy Pay for Performance Partner

As a NJ Clean Energy P4P Partner, FS Energy has committed to helping multifamily properties develop comprehensive whole building retrofits that will result in energy efficiency improvements of 15% or greater in New Jersey. This is the flagship energy efficiency program for multifamily buildings in New Jersey. Among the benefits FS Energy can provide are:

  • Incentives up to $50k to pay for the energy reduction plan
  • Incentives up to 25% of the total cost of implementing the measures in the energy reduction plan
  • Incentives up to 25% of the total cost of the project implementation for verifying that implemented measures are achieving the modeled savings

click on the diagram for more detail
click on the diagram for more detail
FS Energy
 
Benchmarking

The more informed you are about your building’s environmental impact, the more empowered you are to improve it.

 
Energy Assessments & Advisory Services

Our energy experts take a forensic approach to improving efficiency that begins by analyzing your building’s current and historical energy consumption...

 
Billing Audits

Our auditing team will perform a comprehensive review of electric, gas, steam, and oil invoices to identify consumption and billing anomalies.

 
Efficiency Opportunities

Many FirstService Residential managed buildings have successfully implemented these strategies to save energy, reduce costs, and improve efficiency.

 
Education & Training

Optimizing the operations and maintenance (O&M) of your building’s energy systems to ensure they are performing as originally designed and constructed can significantly improve efficiency.

 
Compliance

New York City Local Law 87 requires buildings over 50,000 square feet to file an Energy Efficiency Report (EER) with the Department of Buildings.

 
Demand Response

Demand response programs are designed to enable customers..

 
Procurement

When aggregated groups purchase large blocks of energy..