Sustainability Education
Sustainability Education

Eco-friendly buildings are as much about sustainable BEHAVIOR as they are energy efficient equipment. We educate both commercial tenants and residential clients with a vast toolkit of resources.

Behavior Change Management
Behavior Change Management

For corporations, municipalities and educational institutions, we customize a solutions to encourage building occupants to improve behavior to better their environment. From seminars, or internal contests, to creating express lines in the retail shops for green practices, we create a measurable savings organizations through better practices.

Green Practices & Policies
Green Practices & Policies

We create green operations and maintenance manuals for municipal organizations and the private sector. There is no surer way to effect change than by the implementation of efficient green policies and procedures for best practices. With our extensive history with Property Management, we have the experience to create the guidance that will be truly helpful to on-site users.

End-of-Life Furniture Management
End-of-Life Furniture Management

We provide a complete turnkey solution to divert used furniture, fixtures and equipment from landfills. We have the capacity to coordinate the physical removal of the furniture as well as to provide the software tools necessary to manage the clients’ remaining inventory.

Green Job/Business Strategies
Green Job/Business Strategies

We are using workshops and webinars, the cornerstone of our differentiation, to shatter the myths about the new green economy. Green businesses are often small businesses. We encourage participants to enter into businesses that can reach a high level of success very quickly. Many green businesses are locally based and allow for money to change hands immediately. They include the service industries that are often ignored by those who seek more conventional fortunes!

Green Development
Green Development

Partnering with development companies, our team provides the resources and references for creating a greener development. From our existing relationships with ESCOs for efficiency to green building certifications, or green business seeking tenancy, we help developments save the planet and the bottom line.

Green Property Management
Green Property Management

We're a property management firm that provides economic and environmental solutions for commercial properties. Our experienced team is capable of approaching the operations and maintenance of properties through environmentally-friendly solutions help improve the bottom line and provide sustainable buildings. For smaller buildings we provide nimble crews able to enter and exit these buildings to perform light cleaning and lawn care services.

Green Cleaning Solutions
Green Cleaning Solutions

Our maintenance crews utilize the best cleaning methods for the occupants' health and well being. Green cleaning uses the least amount of chemicals while providing the necessary agents to ensure a clean environment.

LEED Accreditation
LEED Accreditation

Our CEO is a LEED Accredited Professional and official speaker with U.S. Green Building Council. We have several LEED-APs on our team and extensive experience with LEED Projects.

TreeFree Online Management Software
TreeFree Online Management Software

Software for Self-Managed Homeowner Associations. This solutions was conceptualized and created by the TAG Team.

Sustainable Solutions
Sustainable Solutions

Our philosophy is: Green is Synonymous with Health! There is always a healthier way to live - and there’s always a greener way to live. We partner with our clients looking to improve the overall sustainability of their operation and we customize solutions to achieve that goal. Sustainability improves the bottom line of any operation. It can also improve the health and well being of the occupants. It’s our responsibility to the People • Planet • Profit of any operation!

Salvation Army Donations
Salvation Army Donations

Developed a great relationship with the organization as a receiver of office furniture for our End-of-Life Furniture Management Clients.

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900 N. Michigan LEED Assessment
900 N. Michigan LEED Assessment

TAG performed the preliminary LEED Assessment work for this tower laying the foundation for this building to pursue LEED. We made a case to the National Headquarters which lead to the exception needed to proceed to Certification.

Siemens Green Internship
Siemens Green Internship

Created and implemented a Green Summer Internship for Chicago High School Students on behalf of Siemens. This 10 week program allowed the students to tackle a real-life sustainable problem. It culminated with a presentation to the Alderman for consideration of their recommendations.

Stroger Hospital, Cook County
Stroger Hospital, Cook County

TAG is a subcontractor with Johnson Controls, Inc.'s performance contract. We are instituting a sustainable behavior change initiative with the Procurement Department and writing a procedural O&M Manual to support those efforts.

McDonough End-of-Life Mgmt Project
McDonough End-of-Life Mgmt Project

Coordinated the donation of the majority of the used office furniture to charitable organizations. The project ended in cost savings for disposal and substantial contributions to charity.

LePenseur Youth & Family Donation
LePenseur Youth & Family Donation

This Not-for-Profit Organization received a substantial furniture donation from TAG's first End-of-Life Furniture Management effort.

SEAD After-High School Program
SEAD After-High School Program

Created an after school program designed for High School students to learn more about Sustainable Engineering, Architectural and Agricultural practices. The goal is to increase the number of students entering college who pursue this as a major course of study.

Chicago Green Office Challenge
Chicago Green Office Challenge

TAG created a series of workshops to engage downtown commercial tenants in choosing sustainable practices for their businesses. We conducted a series of workshops at lunchtime over a two year period for the City.

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CCHHS_logo_green.jpg

As a subcontractor to Johnson Controls, TAG is responsible for the Behavior Change Management of the entire CCHHS System going green!

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Stevenson High School LEED Manuals
Stevenson High School LEED Manuals

As this prestigious high pursued LEED-EBOM Certification, our team wrote two of the Operating and Maintenance Manuals for compliance.

CHA Green Assessment Project
CHA Green Assessment Project

TAG served as a subcontractor on a team that provided LEED Assessments for 65+ CHA resident buildings, wrote a Green Operating & Maintenance Manual and created a crew of Green Ambassadors (CHA Residents) to perform sustainable tasks for their community.

U of Illinois Solar House Relocation
U of Illinois Solar House Relocation

TAG negotiated the relocation of a solar house designed by Engineering Students at University of Illinois in 2007. The University and Chicago's Center for Green Technology agreed to allow a local non-profit organization to relocate the home for the showcase to local residents of green technologies.

Standard Parking Contract
Standard Parking Contract

We are a subcontractor to Midway Parking Garage's Standard Parking Corporation. We will pursue green certification from the Green Council.

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Oglesby Cooperative
Oglesby Cooperative

TAG served as Property Managers to this Building. Built in 1927, this building has remained one of the premier cooperatives in the South Shore area in Chicago. This building still boast the original millwork and scolding in the lobby. The building has a full time engineer, part - time custodian and 4 full time desk attendants. It boast a 40 car garage, a private outdoor patio as well as meeting rooms and a party room for entertaining.

Northern Trust Bank, Chatham
Northern Trust Bank, Chatham

As property managers, we serviced this bank branch which was built in 1978. Designed by Johnson & Lee Architects, this property stands as one of the premier bank branches in the Chatham Community.

Bronzeville Pointe HOA
Bronzeville Pointe HOA

This complex is one of the most celebrated new developments of the Bronzeville Community. It is comprised of 18 units. It boasts individual garages for each units. There are two types of homes in this complex. TAG not only served as Property Managers, but bid and supervised the installation of two fire escapes for the Association.

Weisman Properties
Weisman Properties

Located in a very quiet suburb, this twin building 24 - unit complex, TAG supervised a major capital renovation! Both buildings received new roofs, windows and boilers.

Chatham Club HOA
Chatham Club HOA

We were property management for this community is one of the newest and most celebrated neighborhoods in the African-American neighborhood Chatham in Chicago. This 143 unit neighborhood is comprised of brand new homes and a playground for the children.

Regency Residences HOA
Regency Residences HOA

We managed this building. Once a 24 unit building, this was converted into 8 luxury condomium units. A typical unit is comprised of 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Each unit has an individual one-car garage.

Grove Place Condominiums
Grove Place Condominiums

TAG worked directly with the developer. This building was newly rehabbed in 2004. It is comprised of 18 condominium units and 7 storefronts. Each resident has a private parking space and porch deck. The property has a convenience food shop and fast food place. It has a beauty salon, barber shop and other stores for the community.

Prairie Place Condominiums
Prairie Place Condominiums

TAG created new Rules & Regulations, organized the parking spaces and affected great change for this HOA. This quiet and well placed complex is made of 6 luxury condominium units. Each unit has a designated parking space and a private deck.

Northern Trust Bank, Pilsen
Northern Trust Bank, Pilsen

TAG was Property Manager for this bank branch was built in 1978. While the anchor of a strip mall, it is a pillar of the community and frequent by many of the residents.

The Arches Mixed-Use Development
The Arches Mixed-Use Development

This new development has affordable housing structures as well as six 6-unit condominium associations. Our task was to transist the associations from the developer into self-managed associations over a 90-day period. We helped each association establish its operations.

Bethesda Manor
Bethesda Manor

Located on Chicago's West Side, this 22 - unit complex is owned by a local church. The Pastor and First Lady live in the building and are very active with the residents. Extensive renovation was done and the financing requires 3rd party managment.

Heritage Place HOA
Heritage Place HOA

Our first management contract! TAG managed this 101 unit homeowner association of townhomes and condominiums for many years.

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You want your company to be more socially responsible. TAG has the  tool kit  and the  intellectual capital to provide sustainable solutions for businesses that want be good corporate citizens. We're small, nimble and flexible enough to get the job done!

We customize our solutions to meet our clients’ goals and achieve their desired outcomes.  We also have capabilities to  track the environmental impact. Like our customers, we care about people, the planet as well as profit.

With over a decade of service, TAG began as a property management firm.  Through our work with clients on  a variety of building projects, we became experts in sustainability and shifted our focus to GREEN to address the needs and wants of building occupants.

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