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Promise Delivers First L.A. Zero-Net Energy Multifamily Development (Ind. Report)
Promise Energy
Date: 2017-12-01
In the Golden State, Promise Energy reports that , Silver Star Apartments is the first Zero Net Energy multifamily affordable housing development in Los Angeles. The 49-unit LEED and ENERGY STAR certified building was developed by A Community of Friends (ACOF), a local nonprofit that provides homes and supportive services for formerly homeless veterans.

For the all electric apartment complex, Promise Energy designed and installed a vertical rooftop solar PV system , a battery storage and advanced Energy monitoring system; a solar water heating system to offset 70 pct of the energy needed for water heating; quality air sealing and insulation to reduce envelope leakage and HVAC loads; phase-change material in the walls to reduce heat gain; and a proposed grey-water system to reduce potable water demand for the project by 40 pct. (Source: Promise Energy, PR, 28 Nov., 2017) Contact: Promise Energy, Jonas Villalba, VP Business Development , (888) 444-7911, www.promiseenergy.com: Community of Friends , www.acog.org

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Promise's Energy Efficient Solar Water Heating Contributes to LEED Certification (Ind. Report)
Promise Energy
Date: 2017-08-09
In Hollywood, California, the Selma Community Housing residential development has been awarded US Green Building Council LEED for Homes Platinum certification for various energy efficiency features including the installation of a Solar Water Heating system installed by Los Angeles-headquartered Promise Energy Inc..

The system offsets 42 pct of the annual energy consumption for water heating, a savings equivalent to avoiding burning 12,000 pounds of coal or 1,300 gallons of gasoline each year.

The project transformed a parking lot into a five-story housing complex that improves environmental health through increased accessibility to public transportation and helps Hollywood lower its carbon footprint. (Source: Promise Energy, 8 Aug., 2017) Contact: Promise Energy, Jonas Villalba, VP Business Development , (888) 444-7911, www.promiseenergy.com; USGBC, (202) 552-1500, www.usgbc.org

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