2017 Home Tour Videos

Thank you to the GreenHome Institute for partnering on the 2017 GreenBuilt Home Tour! GreenHome Institute was busy all weekend traveling to each home and capturing some great video footage of many of this year’s homes. Check out some of the videos captured on Facebook live below! West Town GreenStar Retrofit: https://greenhomeinstitute.org/courses/tour-west-town-historical-chicagoland-greenstar-gold-renovation/ Evanston’s First LEED Home: […]

Nissan Leaf

Check out a Nissan Leaf along your tour route! USGBC-Illinois staff will be stopping by the following homes at the approximate times below. Saturday 10:00 to 12:00 High-Performance Four Square, 630 W Hinsdale Avenue, Hinsdale, IL 60521 10:00 to 12:00 Greystone Ridge of Orland Park, 13889 Creek Crossing Drive, Orland Park, IL 60467 1:30 to […]

Attendee Instructions

Thank you again for joining us this weekend for the GreenBuilt Home Tour on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM! Please read these important reminders about your registration and ticket: Please print your EventBrite PDF ticket OR be able to access your ticket on your phone. This will […]

Bonus Stops

Start planning your tour routes and make sure to take advantage of our bonus info stops along the way! See below for information on each stop and check back for updates throughout the weekend! Renovation Projects Stop in to chat with staff, learn what the Rebuilding Exchange has to offer and find out how you […]

2017 Tour Site List

Plan your trip! Click here to open the map to in a new browser. View the full list of homes below the map. 2017 Tour Site List Acorn Glade Passive House, 4737 Puffer Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515 All Electric Riverfront Eco Home, 2557 W Pensacola Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 BrightLeaf Eco 3, 1114 S Stone Ave, […]

Visitor Reactions from the 2014 GreenBuilt Home Tour

What people are saying… “Builders were very knowledgeable about the homes and the materials used in construction. They gave us advice on how to make our own home greener and guided us on where to purchase different green home products.” “I liked the mix of under construction, rehab, and new construction. Each home showcased unique […]

Retrofit Chicago

  Retrofit Chicago’s energy efficiency pursuits will help: • Create Jobs • Save Chicagoans money • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Demonstrate Chicago’s environmental leadership. For information visit: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/progs/env/retrofit_chicago.html  

Chicago’s 2014 GreenBuilt Home Tour Shows Off Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Home Design and Construction

The one-of-a-kind tour of healthy and sustainably-built homes features projects from the Wisconsin border to Naperville and beyond. Chicago, IL –The 2014 GreenBuilt Home Tour, scheduled for July 26-27, features 18 one-of-a-kind homes that demonstrate the present and future of residential design and building innovation. The unique event, now in its second year, helps raise […]

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