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  • EcoHome Opens the 2010 Hanley Award

    The Nominating Committee and Judging Panel have been named for the annual award for vision and leadership in sustainable housing.

  • EcoHome Opens the 2010 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing

    The 2010 Nominating Committee begins the search for candidates, one of whom will be selected to win the $50,000 grant.

  • Save a Sample! Goes National with Recycling Drive

    Design firms in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Rochester, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., can now donate materials.

  • Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Offers A Low-Carb Plan For Chicago

    The first phase of the Chicago Central Area Decarbonization Plan focuses on eight key strategies to meet the city’s carbon emissions reduction goals.

  • Reborn on the River

    The revitalization of a riverside indutrial hub continues as a 19th-century building is transformed into the Beacon Institute of Rivers and Estuaries' Center for Environmental Innovation and Education

  • Millennium Energy Industries Receives US Government Funding for Concentrated Solar Power Project

    Millennium Energy Industries (MEI), a regional leader in integrated solar solutions, signed a grant agreement with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency granting MEI the sum of $738,000 to support a feasibility study for a 100 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) project that will be implemented in...

  • Managing Moisture to Maintain IAQ

    To maintain a healthy indoor environment, it is important to mitigate and prevent mold growth.

  • O'Hare Incorporates Sustainability Into Its Renovation

    To accommodate the passenger load and improve the airport, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley presented the O’Hare Modernization Program (OMP) in 2003 as a vision for building a 21st century airport.

  • ComEd Seeks Federal Funding to Build Smart Grid ; Federal Stimulus Could Bring Northern Illinois Electrical Distribution System into the Digital Age

    CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd today announced it has filed an application for $175 million in matching funds made available under the recently passed $787 billion American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) to help finance the company's Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot and...

  • ComEd Educates Public on Energy Eating Electronics ; Utility Partners With Lincoln Park Zoo and Leo Burnett on Customer Awareness Campaign

    CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when saving energy and money is of the utmost importance, many people unknowingly waste power from plugged-in electronic devices that still consume power even when turned off.