20 Illinois Schools Recognized for their Sustainability Projects

Since October 2023, participating schools across Illinois have been hard at work identifying, planning, and implementing low-to-no cost sustainability projects for their schools and communities through the Illinois Green Schools Project. As the school year wraps up, we want to congratulate everyone who participated and reflect on the achievements and impact of their work.   Nearly…

20 Illinois Schools Recognized for their Sustainability Projects

May 31, 2024

Since October 2023, participating schools across Illinois have been hard at work identifying, planning, and implementing low-to-no cost sustainability projects for their schools and communities…

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Illinois Green Policy Update: May 2024 

May 29, 2024

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Announces New Policy Platform By Alejandra Rodriguez, Communications Intern   Earlier this month, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) released a…

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Pushing Passive: Affordable Housing Forges the Way for High Performance

May 20, 2024

By: Alejandra Rodriguez, Communications Intern Highlighting many of the best practices at the intersection of green design and affordable housing, The Conservatory Apartments will be…

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Meet our Spring 2024 Communications Intern: Alejandra Rodriguez

May 6, 2024

Our Spring 2024 intern, Alejandra will be wrapping up her internship with Illinois Green Alliance in May. During her time here, she wrote about the…

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Illinois Green Policy Update: April 2024 

April 25, 2024

City Council Debates Clean and Affordable Buildings Ordinance By Alejandra Rodriguez, Communications Intern   More than 100 clean building advocates showed up in support of…

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Key Takeaways: 2024 Women in Green Building Leadership Luncheon 

April 12, 2024

On April 10, Illinois Green convened nearly 200 leaders from the green building industry in Chicago to explore the theme of Fresh Perspectives and consider…

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Unlock the Future of EV Charging for Your Urban, Multi-Tenant Properties 

April 9, 2024

By: Elbert Walters III As electric vehicle (EV) rebates and incentives encourage eco-friendly transportation options, it’s critical to equip your urban, multi-tenant properties with cutting-edge…

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Illinois Green Policy Update: March 2024 

March 27, 2024

Energy Efficiency Progress Delayed Challenges to the 2024 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) may hamper Illinois’ ability to improve energy efficiency-even as the state makes…

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Policy Brief: Stretch Codes

March 14, 2024

To comply with one of the mandates in the historic 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), Illinois has undergone the process of working with energy…

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Welcome from our 2024 Board Chair

February 7, 2024

2023 was a landmark year for Illinois Green Alliance and net zero buildings. In 2024, it is critical we seize the next opportunity to grow…

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