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Leading the future of green building

Jan 09, 2015 — Marge Anderson, executive vice-president, begins her three-year team as chair of the USGBC Board on Jan. 1. “We are prepared to champion the inclusion of sustainable design and construction across industries, on large and small scales, in public and private spaces,” Anderson said in a press release. Read more. MORE...

Bioenergy potential explored at Jan. 22 panel

Jan 09, 2015 — A panel at the M-WERC open meeting in Milwaukee will discuss use of organic waste streams to produce electricity and thermal energy. The meeting includes a tour of the Potawatomi’s new bio-digester facility. Learn more. MORE...

Part of the net zero Walgreens team

Jan 09, 2015 — With the help of sophisticated energy modeling, Illinois-based Walgreens found the solution to its net-zero formula by integrating two pieces of the energy use pie. Read the article in Net Zero Buildings. MORE...

Happy 25th! We couldn't have done it without you.

Dec 22, 2014 — You share our passion to reveal truths, inspire better results, preserve energy resources and create healthy places for people to live and work. For 25 years, you have helped us create lasting change. Visit our timeline. MORE...

Energy cost savings uncovered in iconic Chicago buildings

Oct 22, 2014 — 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. MORE...

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...

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