On October 19, the Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) and APPA launched a new partnership that will provide all APPA members with free access to the Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS)! GRITS is a project-management web tool that allows users to track and analyze the energy, financial, and carbon savings data from their energy- and resource-efficiency projects, as well as access a Library of more than 1,400 projects completed by other GRITS users across the U.S. and Canada.
Now, APPA member institutions can access the core features of the GRITS tool at no cost.
With this free version open only to APPA members, users can:
GRITS Unlimited has even more features (see below) and will be available to institutions that decide to upgrade at a special highly discounted rate. This new APPA member discount is not a time-limited trial. Access to GRITS Unlimited also includes the additional benefit of having SEI staff enter your existing project data, helping you effortlessly get started with using GRITS.
With GRITS Unlimited, users can access all the same features as the free version (above), as well as:
All interested APPA institutions will receive 60 days of GRITS Unlimited at no cost. After 60 days, your account will be transitioned to the free GRITS-APPA version, unless you choose to upgrade to GRITS Unlimited. To sign up for GRITS under this APPA partnership, please complete this brief form and our staff will be in touch to give you free access to GRITS.
If you have questions about this new partnership or GRITS, please email us at GRITS@endowmentinstitute.org.