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LEED Platinum building

Oct 10, 2014 — 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. MORE...

Webinar: energy efficiency for small businesses

Oct 06, 2014 — The Energy Center’s Tracy La Haise moderated a webinar for AESP on September 25 entitled From Behavior Change to Deep Energy Retrofits: Capturing Savings in the Small Business Market. View the recording. MORE...

Construction contracts incorporate energy performance

Sep 19, 2014 — Adam McMillen will join Paul Torcellini of NREL and Boyd Black from the University of Chicago, at Greening the Heartland to share a variation on traditional design-build procurement and delivery that has proven effective in achieving building energy-performance goals. Learn more. MORE...

Predicting climate change impacts

Sep 19, 2014 — Doug Ahl will speak at the ASERTTI Fall Meeting about an Energy Center project that used a modeling framework to examine the impacts of future climate variability on energy consumption, peak demand and costs at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. MORE...

NASA project featured in the ASHRAE Journal

Sep 19, 2014 — Read about the Energy Center’s NASA project in the September 2014 issue of the ASHRAE Journal. MORE...

Chicago luxury apartments achieve LEED Gold

Sep 19, 2014 — Attesting to the demand for sustainability in the upscale housing market, 500 Lake Shore Drive received LEED Gold certification. The developers worked with the Energy Center 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. MORE...

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