Citizens Conservation Services Accredited by NAESCO

Published Date: 
Fri, 01/17/2003

Ameresco LogoCitizens Conservation Services, Inc. (Citizens) is proud to hold the elite distinction of being the first and only NAESCO accredited energy services company serving conventional and private multi-family housing exclusively.

“Being selected and supported by NAESCO is an honor in the ESCO community. We are especially honored as the first and only ESCO primarily dedicated to serving the multifamily sector. We at Citizens must take these high standards awarded to us and pass them along to our customers first and foremost.”, said Steve Morgan, President.

NAESCO is a committee of industry experts, unaffiliated with any particular ESCO, who put energy service companies through a rigorous examination of their core competencies and business practices. The committee carefully reviews the detailed documentation submitted and consults with customer references.

Citizens prides itself on being experienced, innovative, HUD knowledgeable, independent, flexible. Citizens Conservation Services, an Ameresco subsidiary, focuses on multi-family housing facilities. Fourteen million U.S. households live in these facilities, which include private rental housing, public housing, retirement communities, and condominium complexes with 50 apartments or more.

Performance contracting was pioneered by Citizens in l985 to address the $1.3 billion annual bill controlled by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Citizens staff has a 21-year history of significantly reducing utility costs in occupied multi-family buildings nationwide using a performance-oriented approach to strategically address equipment and systems, energy management, and resident education.

Citizens holds active contracts with 22 housing authorities, including New York City, Chicago, IL, Cambridge, MA, Oakland, CA and Richmond, VA.

Based in Framingham, Ameresco supplies independent energy solutions that deliver long-term customer value through innovative systems, strategies and technology. Ameresco’s customers include: Fortune 500 companies, both commercial and industrial; schools and universities; public and private housing ; state, local and federal agencies; and healthcare facilities.

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Release Date: 1/17/2003