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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 [...]

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

5354 N. Paulina Architect: Alphonso Peluso, Vertex Architects, LLC By Jason La Fleur, LEED AP On a cold February day, Alphonso Peluso of Vertex Architects, LLC laughed when asked about his motivations for pursuing LEED certification. “We were doing all of the right things anyway, so we figured why not get LEED-certified as well?” During one [...]

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

By Susan Turner One of the purposes of establishing a green rating system such as LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is to reduce the consumption of the earth’s resources. Historic buildings are one of the largest repositories of embodied energy. This project, located at 2620 W. Washington, retains the embodied energy of the [...]


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