Monthly Archives: November 2010

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Evanston shop aims to sell homeowners on water conservation

Water conservation is poised to be the next big concern for eco-minded people, and Mitchell Furlett aims to be well-positioned to sell products designed to do something about it. His new store, opening in Evanston this week, sells water-conservation retrofit … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: A look back at the Greenbuild conference at McCormick Place

An estimated 25,000 people engaged in eco-friendly building and design descended upon McCormick Place this week to swap ideas and business cards at the annual Greenbuild conference sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Since its first gathering in 2002, the … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Indie Energy digs deep for renewable heating and cooling

Indie Energy co-founders Daniel Cheifetz, left, and Erik Larson at the Walgreens store in Oak Park that’s now heated via their company’s technology. Shoppers stepping into a Walgreens that opened this week in Oak Park would probably never guess the store … Continue reading

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