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ComEd Offers Two Office Hours Meetings Related to the >10 MW Opt Out Process

ComEd Hosts Two Office Hours Sessions Related to the >10 MW Opt Out Process ComEd will be hosting two office hour sessions in January to answer questions related to the >10 MW Opt Out process and subsequent documentation as required by Public Act 102-0662. The recent change in the Illinois Energy Law allows customers, with…

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Overview of the 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act

Overview of the 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) is the most sweeping legislation to be passed in over a decade and with its passage, Illinois will have some of the most significant clean energy and decarbonization commitments in the nation.  It will require Illinois to be reliant…

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BOMA/Chicago and Northwestern Partner on Underground Emission Heat Study

BOMA/Chicago and Northwestern Partner on Underground Emission Heat Study Earlier this year, the BOMA/Chicago Energy and Sustainability Committee met with Alessandro F. Rotta Loria, Assistant Professor and Director of the Mechanics and Energy Laboratory at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University to discuss the Hot City Project. The project is a…

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Illinois Passes New Comprehensive Energy Bill

Illinois Passes New Comprehensive Energy Bill After an extraordinary extension of the legislative session, the Illinois House and Senate finally agreed and passed an omnibus energy bill that was signed by the Governor in September. The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act is the most sweeping legislation to be passed in over a decade and with…

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Premier Partner Spotlight: ComEd®-Sponsored Building Operator Certification®

Premier Partner Spotlight: ComEd®-Sponsored Building Operator Certification® No matter where a large building is located or what it is used for, there’s one powerful tool that will make it run more efficiently: operator education. Building Operator Certification® (BOC) is a nationally recognized, award winning, eight-day training program for commercial facility personnel focused on the energy-efficient…

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BOMA/Chicago Invited to Contribute to City’s Zero Net Carbon Buildings Strategy

BOMA/Chicago Invited to Contribute to City’s Zero Net Carbon Buildings Strategy May 25, 2021   BOMA/Chicago has been invited to serve on the Policy Development Working Group to develop Chicago’s Zero Net Carbon Buildings Strategy to improve health and equity outcomes. The working group is an outcome of stakeholder engagement activities hosted by the City…

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Energy and Sustainability Committee Seeking Information About Rider NS

Energy and Sustainability Committee Seeking Information About Rider NS May 9, 2021   BOMA/Chicago’s Energy and Sustainability Committee is currently gathering information from members about ComEd’s rider for nonstandard service (Rider NS). Under Rider NS, ComEd can charge customers for services and facilities that are considered larger, more, or different than what is provided as…

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Free ComEd Energy Efficiency Webinar on May 12

Free ComEd Energy Efficiency Webinar on May 12 May 5, 2021   In response to the many challenges buildings have experienced over the last year and to help you prepare for the return of your tenants to onsite working, the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program team is hosting a webinar on May 12 at 11am CST that will…

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Major Renovations, Energy Efficiency, and COVID-19

Major Renovations, Energy Efficiency, and COVID-19 Over the past several months, engineers and contractors have collaborated on new technologies and strategies to mitigate the opportunities to spread COVID-19 in their facilities. Modifications to design standards are becoming more common in the market, including new types of air filters, new applications for UV lighting, and modifications…

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Profitability Audit of Exelon Nuclear Plants

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Profitability Audit of Exelon Nuclear Plants April 26, 2021   Last week, the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee held a hearing on a recently completed audit of the profitability of Exelon’s nuclear units.  The audit, done by Synapse Energy Economics, concluded that with a $355 million subsidy, there would…

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