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  • 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

  • University of Illinois’ Gable Home

    The Illinois team's Solar Decathlon project meets Passive House Institute standards, requiring 80% less energy for heating and cooling than conventional homes.

  • 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.

  • Bill Increases Illinois Renewable Energy

    Senate Bill 2150, signed into law last month by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn increases the number of utility companies that will meet renewable energy goals and creates specific goals for solar energy in Illinois.

  • 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.

  • Eight Teams Named As Finalists in International Architecture Competition for Innovative Classroom Designs

    Teams vie for US$ 50,000 to improve schools' learning environments

  • State Building Code to Save Energy

    New residential buildings in Illinois will use less energy and cost less to operate thanks to the residential energy-efficient building code passed by the Illinois General Assembly.