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Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Photo Courtesy of Kipnis Architecture + Planning

Architect: Nathan Kipnis Architects Developer: Scott Simpson Builders Location: 370 Washington, Glencoe, IL 60022 By Kate Yoshida In December, 2011, a LEED Platinum residential certification was awarded to Barry and Natalie Slotnick, owners of 370 Washington Avenue in Glencoe.  This is the highest level attainable with the USGBC program.  It is the second new construction [...]

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Monday, June 13th, 2011
Photo courtesy of Zukas Photography

Owner/Builder: Jacek Helenowski By Jason LeFleur One man’s dedication and research to a thorough whole-house remodeling project has resulted in the greenest home in Chicago, and quite possibly the greenest for the budget. Jacek Helenowski began meticulously renovating and building his home in Chicago’s far northwest side over 6 years ago, slowly working with thoughtful [...]

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Monday, May 2nd, 2011

By Rosie Powers, managing editor Southwall Technologies, a company that specializes in the manufacturing of high-performance and energy-efficient glass, has plans to establish a state-of-the-art facility in Chicago to aid in its global production process. “(The factory) will be focused on automated production of insulated glass products,” said Bruce Lang, president of Southwall Technologies. “It [...]

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
Photo courtesy of Square Root Architects.

Location: West Town Architect: Square Root Architecture Contractor: Helios Design + Build By Rosie Powers, Editor As sustainable development has begun to spread its influence throughout Chicago, once again the city has grown a bit greener – this time welcoming its very first prefabricated home, which may earn LEED Platinum certification. The project, headed by [...]

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Monday, August 2nd, 2010
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Architect: Nathan Kipnis Architects Developer: Scott Simpson Builders Location: 370 Washington, Glencoe, IL By Jason LaFleur With an eye to the future, more homeowners are building green. In the North Shore village of Glencoe, Ill., Barry and Natalie Slotnick are building a resource and energy-efficient single-family home for their growing family, planning to achieve the [...]

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Monday, June 21st, 2010
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Owner: Doug Sandberg Architect: Sandberg Architecture, http://parkhouseconstruction.blogspot.com Building Use: Single-family home Floor Area: 2600 square feet, including basement & garage Number of Floors: 2 + basement/garage split level 6728 North Seeley Avenue, Chicago, IL 60645 By Katherine Darnstadt “No way!” That was the initial response from architect Doug Sandberg when his wife Catherine first mentioned [...]

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