Annual Chicagoland GreenBuilt Home Tour Homes Announced – Press Release

Tour Showcases Sustainable, Energy Efficient Homes by Chicago’s Leading Architects & Home Builders For Immediate Release For more information: Brian Imus, Ex. Director USGBC-Illinois312- 245-8300 x201 [email protected] Chicago, IL – Information and photos of the homes featured on this year’s Chicagoland GreenBuilt Home Tour are now available. A list of the homes on the tour […]

Pembroke Country Net-Zero Home Featured in Kankakee Daily Journal

Pembroke Township welcomes one-of-a-kind home By Robert Themer Jun 18, 2016 On a very low-volume gravel road in eastern Pembroke Township, hidden from view by trees in full summer dress, stands what is undoubtedly one of the most unusual homes in Kankakee County. With its unusual “butterfly” roof, designed to capture the most of the […]

USGBC-Illinois GreenBuilt Home Tour: 16 homes demonstrate energy savings, sustainable residential construction achievements – Chicago Construction News

The 2015 GreenBuilt Home Tour was featured in the October 2015 Chicago Construction News magazine on pages 12- 15.  Click the link below to find out more about the 2015 tour. Read More

Right-Sized Oak Park Home featured on Treehugger

A Chicago house that is “healthy, efficient, and right-sized for comfortable living” July 24, 2015 – Treehugger There’s a whole village of green houses open for touring in Chicago this weekend, and one of them is a Passive House with a catchy name: the Right-Sized Oak Park Home. It’s designed by Architect Tom Bassett-Dilley, and […]

Tour to feature net-zero energy homes, tools and tips for homeowners – Daily Herald

Daily Herald – July 21, 2015 The U.S. Green Building Council-Illinois will hold its third annual GreenBuilt Home Tour in 16 homes on the weekend of July 25-26. It helps raise public awareness about healthy and sustainable homebuilding practices in real-world applications. Read more…

3 Mind-Blowing Kane County Homes Featured July 25-26 in Prestigious GreenBuilt Tour

Kane County Connects – July 21, 2015 – by Cecilia Govrik Three spectacular Kane County homes will be featured this coming weekend in one of the coolest, eco-friendly home tours you can imagine. The U.S. Green Building Council-Illinois’ third annual GreenBuilt Home Tour set for the weekend of July 25-26 will give Kane County residents a […]

Raising the bar on green living – Chicago Tribune – July 19, 2015

View the full article from the Real Estate section of the Sunday Chicago Tribune here: Raising the bar on green living – July 19, 2015. View the digital version on the Chicago Tribune site here. (must register or have digital access to view online article)  

GreenBuilt Home Tour Press Release 2015

2015 GreenBuilt Home Tour Homes and Locations Announced Chicagoland Home Tour Includes Net Zero Energy Homes; Tools and Tips for Homeowners Chicago, IL – (July 8, 2015) – The US Green Building Council-Illinois (USGBC-Illinois) is pleased to announce this year’s third annual GreenBuilt Home Tour held in 16 unique homes on the weekend of July […]

dwell – The Most Impressive Green Homes in Chicago

Now in its second year, the GreenBuilt Home tour showed the curious a cross-section of Chicago’s new sustainable and eco-friendly homes. The open dialogue about cost and comparable energy bills (many of the homes with solar panels proudly displayed utility bills with $0 owed) suggest the continued cost-effectiveness of these homes is making them a […]

Appeal of Eco-Friendly Homes Grows in Illinois – Chicago Tribune

Illinois is decidedly in the bottom half of states with homes certified as green, but the appetite for them is growing, one foundation at a time.,0,3567612.column or download the article here.