Group14 has worked on over 200 affordable housing projects across the county.

We offer comprehensive affordable housing services services to affordable housing providers around sustainability and decarbonization. We are a one-stop shop for Housing Tax Credit (HTC) supported projects navigating jurisdictional energy codes, Housing Finance Authority QAP requirements, and energy related funding opportunities.

We are longtime partners of many affordable housing developers in Colorado, having worked on projects awarded 4% and 9% housing tax credits by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA).

HUD Energy Performance Contracts

We are national leaders in self-managed HUD Energy Performance Contracts, having secured more financing than any other project development firm. We have assisted with the development of over $60 million in HUD EPCs. Our team has worked with the HUD Energy Office to secure approval for public housing energy performance contracts across the county. Our EPC clients include Denver Housing Authority, York Housing Authority, Topeka Housing Authority, Albuquerque Housing Authority, the Wilmington Housing Authority, Trenton Housing Authority, Brockton Housing Authority, and San Antonio Housing Authority.

Our team also assists ESCos and housing authorities with traditional EPCs. This includes providing investment grade energy audits, HUD approval technical assistance, commissioning, and measurement and verification services.

Affordable Housing Energy Audits

Group14 provides ASHRAE Level II and Investment Grade Audits to support energy funding opportunities, electrification and decarbonization retrofits, as well as Building Performance Standard compliance.

HTC Application Support

QAP alignment around decarbonization, energy efficiency election form, utility allowance studies, utility OpEx estimates, and sustainability narratives

Green Building Certification

Enterprise Green Community, National Green Building Standard, LEED, ENERGY STAR, Zero Energy Ready Homes, and the Living Building Challenge

IECC Compliance

International Energy Conservation Code Compliance including energy modeling, commissioning, and thermal envelope verification and testing

Energy Related Funding

Utility rebates, 45L tax credits, and grant technical assistance

People-Focused Design

Health impact assessments, trauma informed and healing design, resilience and multi-hazard vulnerability assessments

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Affordable Housing Services Clients

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Alta Verde

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CO Multifamily Electrification Hub

Group14 has a team of highly skilled building system engineers with significant experience in the affordable housing space, and a unique ability to communicate with individuals of all backgrounds and trades, including MWHS staff and clients. We highly recommend them to any housing authority.

Ryan McCaw, Sustainability and Grant Programs Manager, Metro West Housing

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