Energy cost savings uncovered in iconic Chicago buildings
We collaborated with the Environmental Defense Fund to train and place ten Climate Corps fellows at 26 buildings totaling more than 13 million square feet of commercial space. These fellows have helped building owners and operators identify 6.6 million kilowatt hours in energy savings, worth $1.6 million to participating organizations. Learn more.
LEED Platinum building
Our new home in the University Crossing development has successfully earned LEED Platinum Core and Shell Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It’s the first building in the development to receive official certification, with certification expected soon for the UW Health Digestive Health Center and the office interiors of Potter Lawson and the Energy Center. Read more.
Chicago luxury apartments achieve LEED Gold
Attesting to the demand for sustainability in the upscale housing market, 500 Lake Shore Drive received LEED Gold certification. The developers worked with us on ComEd’s incentive program. Don Biernacki, with Related Midwest, believes the partnership led to creative thinking on the project. Read about it in the fall issue of Sustainable Chicago.