Evanston, IL, recently passed a green building ORDINANCE requiring LEED Silver certification for new commercial construction exceeding 10,000 feet. The move makes the Chicago suburb part of a growing number of United States municipalities mandating green building standards for both privately and publicly funded construction.
To help you understand the process, Jean Dufresne, Principal at SPACE Architects + Planners, explains how his team planned LEED certification for the LOGAN SQUARE KITCHEN in Chicago, owned by Zina and Nick Murray.
Alicia on The Mike Nowak Show
Chicago horticulture expert Mike Nowak invited me on his radio show to discuss Earth Hour. LISTEN HERE. I'm about 3/4 of the way into the recording.