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    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.

  • Sears Tower to undergo $350 million green remodel

    CHICAGO - Wind turbines, roof gardens and solar panels will join the pair of antennas atop the Sears Tower's staggered rooftops, said building officials who announced Wednesday that the skyscraper would undergo a $350 million green renovation.

  • Bricks, Pavers, and Cobblestones From Gavin Historical Bricks

    The company’s bricks, pavers, and cobblestones originated on historical buildings and roads. The 150-plus-year-old European-blend cobblestones shown here, reclaimed from U.S. streets, offer a smooth surface look from decades of wear. Other products include Old Chicago–style bricks, Antique Indiana...

  • Kimball International Receives 2009 "GREEN GOOD DESIGN" Award for Architecture; Indiana Showroom Noted for Sustainable, Environmentally Responsible Design

    Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) announced today that its flagship corporate showroom located in Jasper, Indiana, has been recognized by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies together with The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, with...

  • Display house Built With FSC-Certified Materials

    Portland, Ore.-based Forest Products Solutions unveiled the first FSC House trade-show display at the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo last November in Chicago.

  • FBI's Chicago Regional Office Earns LEED Platinum

    For the past decade, USAA Real Estate Co., San Antonio, has managed its portfolio of more than $4.9 billion in assets with energy efficiency in mind. But the seven-time recipient of the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Partner of the Year award decided to...

  • The Evelyn Pease Tyner Interpretive Center / Glenview, Ill.

    Set amidst Air Station Prairie, a 32 1/2-acre (13-hectare) remnant of tall-grass prairie north of Chicago, the 3,000-square-foot (279-m2) center educates visitors about the history and ecology of the Illinois prairie ecosystem while serving as a showcase for cutting-edge technology and techniques...