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September 2015

Webinar: Innovations in Multifamily Building Energy Savings

September 9, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment and others for a discussion with field experts about new multifamily auditing techniques, their scalability, what makes the energy savings cost-effective, where the programs can be most successful, and what non-energy benefits result from this work. Click here for more information, including target audience, webinar overview, and presenters, and to register: http://www.mncee.org/Innovation-Exchange/Events-And-Webinars/Innovations-in-Multifamily-Building-Energy-Savings/ This webinar is hosted in collaboration with the Relay Network, a collaborative of building experts focused on high performance housing.

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The Resurrection Project’s Home & Family Resource Fest

September 12, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
El Zocalo,
1818 S. Paulina Street
Chicago, IL United States
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Join The Resurrection Project on Saturday, September 12 for a Home & Family Resource Fest, including: Home purchase education Real estate services Financial empowerment Credit counseling and education Foreclosure prevention Affordable housing Bring the kids! The fest will also have free popcorn and face painting. Click here for a flyer with more information. It’s also available in Spanish.  

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2015 Energy Efficiency Expo: Innovation and Action

September 16, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corporate executives, sustainability leaders, building engineers, and facility managers won’t want to miss the 2015 Expo. This year’s Expo includes: Keynote speaker Swapnil Shah, CEO and Founder of First Fuel, Inc. 16 sessions about the latest trends in energy efficiency, presented by leaders in energy and innovation Earn CEUs from AFE, AIA, BOC, BOMI, GBCI and IACET Expo hall of 75+ industry experts with the latest innovative energy efficient technologies for your facility Information about state and utility rebates to…

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The Current: September Happy Hour

September 3, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Coalition: Energy,
18 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL United States
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The Current is a collaborative monthly happy hour and networking series. On the first Thursday of every month, we welcome entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, nonprofits, technologists, and investors to Coalition: Energy’s downtown coworking space to network, discuss, and celebrate the buzzing energy innovation community in Chicago. On September 3rd, we are excited to partner with Illinois Environmental Council Young Professionals Board. We invite you to head over to Coalition: Energy, nibble on hors d’oeuvres and sip on a drink, and join us for what…

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August 2015

Moms Clean Air Force Play-In for Climate Action

August 27, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Union Park,
1501 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Illinois is facing several issues directly related to climate change: an increase in extreme weather events including erratic rainfall, tornadoes, and more intense hot weather throughout the year. The rate of asthma in Illinois is already 1% higher than the national average, which will worsen, especially with increased pollution and extreme heat. Let our elected officials know that we want a strong implementation plan that will protect our families and keep our air clean! WHO:  You, your family and friends!…

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September 2015

Ensuring Broad Access to the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

September 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elevate Energy Office,
322 S. Green St.
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Join Elevate Energy and Young Professional in Energy for a discussion on: Smarter Energy Use for All – Ensuring Broad Access to the Benefits of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and the Smart Grid. Elevate Energy is a nonprofit organization that designs and implements efficiency programs that lower costs, protect the environment, and ensure the benefits of energy efficiency reach those who need them most. This “triple bottom line” approach results in unique, holistic programs that effectively reach communities that other energy…

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Chicago Energy Efficiency Road Show

September 29, 2015
Gleacher Center,
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL United States
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Investments in water and energy efficiency can reduce operating costs and boost cash flow across your portfolio of multifamily affordable housing properties. Join developers, owners, and others from across the Chicago region to find out how. NH&RA’s Preservation Through Energy Efficiency Road Show explores the knowledge, tools, and connections you need to conduct water and energy retrofits on your properties. In addition to the resources provided at the event, PTEE Road Show attendees now have access to a private social networking tool where…

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August 2015

Green the Church National Summit

August 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

The National Green the Church Summit will include three days of worship, discussion, and action. Join forces with folks from different denominations around the country who are committed to serving as good caretakers of our Earth. Click here for more information from Faith in Place: http://www.faithinplace.org/news-events/events/day-1-green-church-national-summit

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July 2015

Fiesta Del Sol Housing Resource Pavilion

July 31, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Chicago, IL United States
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The Housing Resource Pavilion (HRP) has housing-related resources and services for property owners and tenants. Housing experts will share information about low-income housing and homeless prevention, housing discrimination, first-time homebuyer information, free housing counseling services, free legal services, and much more! Location: On Cermak Road between Racine Avenue and May Street. Click here for a flyer in English. Click here for a flyer in Spanish. You can also follow the event at  #FIESTADELSOL2015 #FDSVIVIENDA and #FDSHOUSING.

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GreenBuilt Home Tour 2015

July 25, 2015 @ 8:00 am - July 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Join the U.S. Green Building Council – Illinois Chapter for the 2015 GreenBuilt Home Tour! Check out amazing green homes July 25 and 26, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. each day. Tour ticket options include single home tickets and passports for unlimited visits. Follow tour updates on Facebook. The tour assembles Illinois’ finest builders, designers, and homeowners who have pulled out all the stops to create healthy green homes. The tour will feature numerous homes that need very little energy to keep them comfortable year round…

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