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Green Buildings and Practices in Chicago
Activity Code: W017
Date: Monday, April 15
Green building techniques promise communities a host of environmental, economic, and health benefits. See how one mixed-use community on Chicago’s West Side is planning sustainably using techniques such as recycled and eco-based materials, renewable energy systems, stormwater management, and native landscapes. The tour includes stops at the Chicago Center for Green Technology (CCGT)—a model of adaptive reuse, green design, and sustainability—as well as local green buildings. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking.