Wattsmart Multifamily Biz. Partner of the Year 2019

At this year’s Utah Housing Matters Conference in Park City Utah, Rocky Mountain Power presented the Wattsmart Affordable Housing Multifamily Partner of the Year 2019 to Danville Development Corporation. The Award, now in its second year, recognizes an organization in the multifamily industry that has made a significant impact within the Rocky Mountain Power service area.  Danville Development Corp focuses …

ICAST Moves Into Its New Headquarters

ICAST recently moved into TBL Fund’s recently acquired office building, located at 7400 W. 14th Ave., Denver, Colorado. In the first phase of renovations, new energy efficient windows, insulation, low-flow fixtures, appliances and LED lighting were upgraded. Construction cameras captured the action during the upgrades. Click on the video for a time-lapse of the renovation process. We announced the move …

ICAST Wins ‘Agency of the Year’ Award from the Utah Housing Coalition

ICAST (International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology) a 501(c)(3) nonprofit is honored to receive the ‘Agency of the Year’ award, presented at the Annual Utah Housing Coalition meeting, held in Salt Lake City on Dec. 5, 2018. This award recognizes a non-profit, for-profit, or local government agency that makes significant contributions to the community through their leadership and innovations …

ICAST headquarters to move to new energy efficient building

Lakewood, CO, September 18, 2018 – ICAST (International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology) a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social enterprise, today announced the upcoming relocation of its headquarters to a newly renovated energy efficient office building to accommodate its rapid growth and future expansion plans. ICAST is pleased to announce that it will be moving to a newly renovated building in …

ICAST Offers Retrofitting as Pathway to Affordable Housing

It comes as no surprise that aging properties are in desperate need of improvements given that nearly 60% of multifamily buildings were built before 1980 and more than half of available rentals are at least 50 years old. Investing in retrofitting has the potential to lead to safer housing, increased affordability through reduction in utility and operations and maintenance costs, …

ICAST Applying for USDA Grant in Cuba, New Mexico

ICAST is applying for a USDA Housing Preservation Grant to retrofit low-income housing in Cuba, New Mexico. Grant funding would help provide environmental, social, and economic benefits to all New Mexicans, while preserving affordable housing for low-income, elderly, and disabled households.   ICAST is accepting public comments for its proposal. To submit a comment please reach out to:

ICAST & MoveInSuccess Launch Educational Video Series

When a building is retrofitted, it can operate much more efficiently. However, only part of the potential energy and water savings are achieved by the retrofit alone. Replacing an incandescent bulb with an LED fixture doesn’t do much to conserve energy if that new light is left on all of the time. And installing a low-flow faucet aerator won’t generate …

NAHRO Nominates ICAST for National Award of Excellence

ICAST is proud to announce that our Multifamily Retrofit Program has won a NAHRO Merit Award and has been nominated for a National Award of Excellence! This recognition of our work retrofitting multifamily housing is an encouraging sign that ICAST’s impact in the affordable housing sector is being felt across the country. This historic, affordable, multifamily housing building is an example …

ICAST & TBL Fund Publish 2016 Annual Report

ICAST & Triple Bottom Line Foundation continue to focus on the preservation of existing affordable housing while helping reduce our impact on the planet through the installation of green upgrades. This joint 2016 Annual Report details the impact of our social enterprise projects, the recognition of our work, and our opportunities for the future. All of our progress is aligned with …

ICAST in the Denver Business Journal

New feature article from the Denver Business Journal on the Department of Energy Grant awarded to ICAST for work in the affordable housing sector.