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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Climate change and business part of Chicago Ideas Week

Climate change and business were on the agenda of Chicago Ideas Week amid the wide range of thought-provoking events scattered throughout the city these last few days. At a gathering Wednesday night, local experts in climate change issues and economic matters shared … Continue reading

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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: Scaling up local efforts to make older buildings more green

A new program aimed at encouraging Chicago and Rockford-area building owners to do energy-efficiency retrofits is one step closer to kickoff after the non-profit CNT Energy was named coordinator of the effort this week. The retrofit program is being funded … Continue reading

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