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(Partner Event) Greenbuild 2023 Conference + Expo

Sep 26, 2023—Sep 29, 2023

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.

Taking place September 26-29, 2023 | Expo: 27-28 in Washington DC, the 2023 Greenbuild International Conference + Expo will keep participants at the forefront of the industry covering sustainability, resilience, health, and wellness in the spaces where we live, work, learn and play. Greenbuild hosts the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide where…

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High Performance Building Tour: Ford Calumet Environmental Center

Sep 22, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Big Marsh Park 11559 South Stony Island Avenue Chicago, IL 60633

Please join Illinois Green Alliance and Living Future Illinois 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…

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High Performance Building Tour: Academy for Global Citizenship

Sep 20, 2023 4:30PM—6:30PM

Academy for Global Citizenship 4647 West 47th Street Chicago, IL, 60632

Join Phius Alliance Chicago and Illinois Green Alliance for a guided tour of one of the first targeted Living Building Challenge projects in the Midwest – the first phase of the Cultivate Collective Campus, anchored by the Academy for Global Citizenship (AGC). The facility, opening this fall, includes AGC, an early childhood education center, a…

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Carbon Commitments and ESG Reporting: Turning Promise into Practice

Sep 14, 2023 12:00PM—1:00PM


Join Illinois Green Alliance and sustainability leaders from Google, The Green Cities Company, JLL and DBRS Morningstar for an insightful panel discussion on the path to decarbonizing their significant real estate footprints. In the race to net zero, learn how these organizations came to understand their carbon impact, develop carbon commitments, translate goals to actionable…

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Oak Park Green Home Tour: Phius Zero Historic Renovation

Aug 10, 2023 4:30PM

Location in confirmation email

Please join Phius Alliance Chicago and Illinois Green Alliance for an mid-construction tour of Oak Park’s first Phius Retrofit residence. This historic home is being thoroughly refashioned for a young family, with an updated plan, a strong connection to the yard from the kitchen and new mudroom, covered patio, and flexible rooms for work-at-home, gym, or guest functions. The insulation…

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Portfolio Level Transformation: Operational and Embodied Carbon Reduction

Jul 27, 2023 12:00PM—1:00PM


The Chicago energy landscape is set to change on an unprecedented scale over the next decade. Guided by the Chicago Climate Action Plan, Chicago Energy Transformation Code, and Chicago Building Decarbonization Strategy, City leadership have set the stage for large overhauls in how buildings are both designed and operated. While sustainable design of new buildings…

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[Sold Out] Commercial Building Decarb Summit: Getting Past Politics to the Technical, Economic, and Practical Reality

Jul 26, 2023 1:00PM—6:00PM

151 N Franklin St

This event has sold out and is no longer open for registration. Use the promo code IGA23 at checkout to receive the member price of $25! Join BOMA Chicago and Illinois Green Alliance for a timely half-day summit exploring industry trends and best practices around commercial building decarbonization. Throughout the afternoon, attendees will explore key…

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Evanston Green Home Tour: Mid-Construction Passive House Project

Jul 23, 2023 2:30PM—4:30PM

1210 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202

Join Illinois Green and Phius Alliance Chicago for a green home tour on Sunday, July 23! This modern home, located in one of Evanston’s historic districts, is on track to be Evanston’s first certified Passive House, one of the most rigorous building certifications for comfortable, energy efficient, and resilient homes. With tight construction and a…

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Next Gen Design Innovation: Lab and Research Facilities of the Future

Jul 13, 2023 12:00PM


There is an increasing acknowledgement of the link between carbon reduction, healthy buildings, and the positive impact of each on building occupants. Promega Corporation’s Kornberg Center, completed in 2021 in Madison, Wisconsin wielded a global lens and next-generation, cross-disciplinary collaboration to create what ultimately has become one of the most sustainable and resilient laboratory research…

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Enriching Communities Through Equitable Design: Martens Center Case Study

Jun 06, 2023 12:00PM—1:00PM


The Marten’s Community Center, located in Champaign, IL, was developed with goals to be accessible to individuals from diverse backgrounds and age groups, while staying rooted in its surrounding context. The project was designed in collaboration with members of the community as they helped inform the program spaces to promote continuing education, health and wellness.…

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