"D3G was with us every step of the way.  The Green MIP program was new for everyone involved but D3G’s team explained the program requirements and helped us meet all the requirements cost-effectively. Throughout the green verification process, they were onsite answering questions and helping to ensure that we secured the NGBS Green Certification with no surprises.”  

-  Ryan Bedford, EVP of Developments at Bedford Development

Manseau Flats

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For existing buildings, we provide the Energy Benchmarking/Statement of Energy Performance, ENERGY STAR Existing Building Certification or other green building consulting, as well as the Data Acquisition Plan. Once the property is occupied D3G can also support clients with ongoing annual compliance reporting. We have engaged in many green MIP projects and can help clients identify the most efficient approach to access this program.

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D3G has extensive experience with Energy Benchmarking, Modeling and Green Building Certifications, and has deep experience in how these disciplines fit within the complex world of green financing programs. We pride ourselves on not only understanding the green requirements and building science but also on working with our clients to find the best and most cost-effective solutions. With nationwide experience and thoroughly trained energy auditors, modelers and green building consultants, D3G can help you navigate a completive tax credit application, green financing through HUD, or any energy and green-related programs.

Energy
services

Existing Building Assessments and Energy Audits

  • Green Property Condition Reports / Capital Needs Assessments
  • energy auditing (ASHRAE Level 1 and Level 2)
  • Building Diagnostic Testing (e.g. Blower Door Testing, Duct Leakage Testing)
  • NY Integrated Physical Needs Assessment (IPNA)

Energy and Water Benchmarking

  • ENERGY STAR Statement of Energy Performance (SEP) Reports
  • Utility Consumption Baseline (UCB) Reports

Energy Modeling

  • Energy Modeling and Energy Design Consulting
  • ENERGY STAR Statement of Energy Design Intent (SEDI) Reports
  • Utility Allowance Calculations for State Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)

Green Building Consulting, Verification and Code Compliance

  • National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Green Consulting and Verification
  • Confirmed HERS ratings and ENERGY STAR Certified Homes
  • ENERGY STAR Existing Building Certifications
  • USGBC LEED and EarthCraft construction document review
  • Green Operations and Maintenance Manuals and Training
  • Building Diagnostic Testing for Code Compliance (e.g. Blower Door Testing, Duct Leakage Testing)

Saving time and money on your project!

Developers and lenders both are always looking for ways expedite review timeframes and value engineer their projects.  With an “all under one roof” approach, D3G can review the plans and specs for compliance with the green building certification review occurring concurrently.  Ensuring that all compliance steps are met and the project remains on track to receive the green building certification.

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