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High Performance Building Tour: Ford Calumet Environmental Center

Sep 21, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

Big Marsh Park 11559 S Stony Island Ave Chicago, IL 60633

Join Illinois Green Alliance and Chicago Living Future Community for a tour of the Ford Calumet Environmental Center at Big Marsh Park! Once an ecological sanctuary dominated by wetlands, Big Marsh Park is one of many areas within the Calumet Region that was altered by more than a century of industrialization. The brownfield is now…

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Illinois Green August Member Breakfast

Aug 30, 2022 8:00AM—9:00AM

DIRTT Environmental Solutions 325 N Wells St #1000 (10th Floor) Chicago, IL 60654

Connect with other green building professionals with a morning of networking. This members-only event is an opportunity to meet other like-minded professionals and share ideas.  Hosted by DIRTT, this event features light breakfast and coffee. Members may bring a guest to introduce them to our community (please register guest in advance!). We look forward to…

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Circular Economy Thinking: Design and Procurement

Aug 24, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Online

Join the Carbon Leadership Forum – Chicago Hub for Part 2 of the Circular Economy in Practice series! About this event Carbon Leadership Forum – Chicago Hub presents: Circular Economy in Practice – a 2-part series featuring practitioners and tools in support of promoting circular economy thinking. With embodied carbon top of mind, this series works…

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Illinois Green Schools Project: Educator, School Staff, Parent Info Session #2

Aug 18, 2022 12:00PM—12:30PM

Online Info Session

Join Illinois Green to learn about the Illinois Green Schools Project & how your school can participate during the 2022-23 school year. Join Illinois Green Alliance to learn how your school can participate in the 2022-23 cohort of the Illinois Green Schools Project! The Illinois Green Schools Project is a challenge for K-12 schools to devise and…

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Become a Building Mentor – Prospective Volunteer Info Session #2

Aug 11, 2022 12:00PM

Online

Information session (2/2) on Illinois Green Alliance’s volunteer opportunities – Green Schools Mentors and Sustainable Facilities Mentors Are you a green building professional interested in helping a building achieve their sustainability goals? Come learn more about the Green Schools Mentor and Sustainable Facilities Mentor opportunities! These programs pair volunteers with a school or community organization…

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Building Decarb Tech Series: From the Windows to the Walls

Aug 08, 2022 12:00PM—1:30PM

Zoom Webinar

Join Illinois Green Alliance for an excellent panel discussing how to tighten the building envelope through existing building retrofits. About this event With rising energy costs in our homes and business, and increased costs of construction materials, new solutions are needed for greater impact at less expense and utilizing less materials. The fastest way to…

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Illinois Green Schools Project: Educator, School Staff, Parent Info Session #1

Aug 04, 2022 4:30PM—5:00PM

Online Info Session

Join Illinois Green to learn about the Illinois Green Schools Project & how your school can participate during the 2022-23 school year. Join Illinois Green Alliance to learn how your school can participate in the 2022-23 cohort of the Illinois Green Schools Project! The Illinois Green Schools Project is a challenge for K-12 schools to devise…

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Become a Building Mentor – Prospective Volunteer Info Session #1

Aug 03, 2022 5:00PM

Online

Information session (1/2) on Illinois Green Alliance’s volunteer opportunities – Green Schools Mentors and Sustainable Facilities Mentors Are you a green building professional interested in helping a building achieve their sustainability goals? Come learn more about the Green Schools Mentor and Sustainable Facilities Mentor opportunities! These programs pair volunteers with a school or community organization…

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Circular Economy Thinking: Tools of the Trade

Jul 27, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Online Event

Join the Carbon Leadership Forum – Chicago Hub for Part 1 of the Circular Economy in Practice series! About this event Carbon Leadership Forum – Chicago Hub presents: Circular Economy in Practice – a 2-part series featuring practitioners and tools in support of promoting circular economy thinking. With embodied carbon top of mind, this series works…

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Maximizing Value of High Performance Homes from Listing to Close

Jul 26, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Zoom webinar

Join Illinois Green Alliance and Elevate to learn how to maximize the value of high performing green homes! About this event A high-performing home is more healthy, comfortable, safe, and resource-efficient than an average home. These homes may generate and store their own energy and may include a wide range of high-performing features such as…

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