Tour Showcases Sustainable, Energy Efficient Homes by Chicago’s Leading Architects & Home Builders

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For Immediate Release

For more information:
Brian Imus,
Ex. Director USGBC-Illinois312- 245-8300 x201
bimus@usgbc-illinois.org


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 with addresses and details can be found at www.greenbuilthometour.org. Examples of the homes featured this year can be found below.

The annual tour, hosted by USGBC-Illinois, provides homeowners looking to renovate an existing home or build a new home an opportunity to get hundreds of design ideas and see the latest innovations in building materials and technologies at the fourth annual GreenBuilt Home Tour held on July 23 – 24.

The tour provides one-time public access to Chicago’s most cutting edge homes that demonstrate the difference green building design and construction can make for anyone interested in saving money and the planet.

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The Pembroke Country Net-Zero House was designed with a “butterfly roof,” which provides a platform for the solar PV and solar thermal systems.

 

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Flexhouse’s interior passive solar wall absorbs heat from the sun and later releases it into the home.

 

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Beechen & Dill Homes, Inc. is the only home builder in Illinois that follows a rigorous set of requirements for the Diamond Level Environments For Living program.