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Founded in 2009 by Valerie Corbett, IntelliGreen Partners (IGP) is a Certified Women-owned Business (WBE) by New York City and New York State, specializing in energy efficiency advisory and project management services, compliance with NYC’s Green Building Laws, fuel conversions, and accessing financing and incentives to implement energy efficiency retrofit projects.

IntelliGreen Partners is a Con Edison Commercial & Industrial (C & I) Energy Efficiency Program Market Partner. Please see IntelliGreen’s business profile in Con Edison’s Market Partner Directory.

IGP enables multifamily and commercial building owners to adopt “whole building” energy conservation strategies designed to increase their building’s value.  As Owner’s Representative, we help building owners to:

  • benchmark their building’s energy and water consumption,
  • reduce the building’s energy use,
  • save thousands of dollars in annual operating costs,
  • reduce the building’s carbon emissions, and
  • provide tenants with a comfortable and affordable living environment.

NYC Retrofit Accelerator Program                                                                                              2015 – Present

Intellligreen Partners is an Efficiency Advisor in the NYC Retrofit Accelerator Program (sponsored by Mayor’s Office of Sustainability), a one-stop free resource to help owners and operators of privately owned buildings reduce their operating costs and increase the sustainability of their properties through energy and water upgrades. (See https://retrofitaccelerator.cityofnewyork.us)

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Valerie Corbett, LEED AP, MFBA and President of IntelliGreen Partners, LLC

Valerie Corbett is a LEED® Accredited Professional 1 and a BPI Certified Multifamily Building Analyst and Building Envelope Professional 2 with over 30 years of experience in real estate development and financial services in both the public and private sectors. She has a proven track record in strategic planning, managing large-scale real estate projects, leading cross-functional development teams, contract negotiations and capital raising. As a LEED AP BD+C she brings special expertise and professional relationships in green building, energy efficiency, sustainable development and related green products.

Ms. Corbett actively participates in the green building and sustainable development community by speaking publicly about LL84, LL87 and LL88 Lighting Upgrades & Sub-metering on behalf of NYC Mayor’s Office, as a panelist, moderator and keynote speaker for organizations like the Urban Green Council, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and Con Edison, as well as publishing articles for trade publications and websites.

In 2011 Ms. Corbett served on the NYC Department of Buildings’ Local Law 87/09 Rules Working Group, which reviewed the LL87/09 draft rules, adopted on September 5, 2012.

Valerie Corbett has been invited by the Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability to participate on the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the NYC’s Carbon Challenge Handbook for Co-ops and Condos (PDF) to assist building owners to reduce their carbon emissions by 30% in ten years.

Throughout her career in the public and private sectors, Valerie Corbett has collaborated with New York City, New York State and Federal government agencies to complete several multimillion dollar real estate projects. Learn more …

Allen Hobbs

Allen Hobbs, Esq., MFBA and Senior Vice President of IntelliGreen Partners, LLC

#701V -165X158Allen Hobbs, Senior Vice President and Counsel, has over 26 years of experience as a litigator in state and federal courts.  He used his knowledge of the complex online information research necessary in electronic discovery to obtain two US patents which enhance online data mining by digitally embedding human search judgment in text, audio or video.

As an attorney, GPRO Certified and BPI Certified Multifamily Building Analyst (MFBA), Allen analyzes the results of existing green building information processes, and then develops databases to record data so that IGP has immediate actionable information. This ensures close management by IGP of the complex coordination of various municipal agencies with the utility or energy service company and the client, and the rapid, timely and efficient accomplishment of LL84, LL87 and gas conversion projects. As municipal ordinances and state statutes evolve to meet the demand of sustainable design and reduced energy use, by expanding his practice in IGP to review local ordinances and state standards, to ensure compliance by IGP’s clients with statutory or regulatory requirements, and take advantage of any potential financing or government and utility energy efficiency incentives.

Allen is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law and Hamilton College.

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[1] The LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD+C) credential indicates professional excellence and a strong depth of knowledge and practical understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating SystemTM … Read more.

[2] The Building Performance Institute (BPI) is a national standards development and credentialing organization. BPI’s nationally recognized Multifamily Building Analyst (MFBA) certification helps building professionals demonstrate an understanding of multifamily building science and the relationship between the building’s various systems and their effect on occupant health, safety and comfort, and the building’s energy efficiency and durability. … Read more.