Monthly Archives: December 2010

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: A website to assess your home’s energy efficiency

With Chicago temperatures dipping into the frigid zone, two local entrepreneurs are betting their new green startup will cater to the legions of homeowners who aren’t doing all they can to be energy efficient. Energy Results co-founders Jason Blumberg and … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Sending a message via recycled art

A sculpture crafted from recycled paper adorns one of Urban Innovations’ River North lobbies. You wouldn’t normally expect a property management firm to install lobby art crafted from recycled paper and trash finds. But that’s what’s going on in a handful … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Mayoral candidates talk green

In a packed West Loop auditorium earlier this week at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law, five Chicago mayoral candidates presented their environmental platforms to a gathering of more than 200 eco-minded Chicagoans. With one notable exception, … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Power2Switch lets users comparison-shop for electricity

A local energy-broker startup is making it easier for small businesses to compare electricity rates in Illinois and switch to the cheapest — or the greenest — supplier if a better deal comes along. Power2Switch LLCis like the travel website … Continue reading

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