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Increasing Energy Savings for Less in West Humboldt Park

Building owner Charles Beck needed to make improvements to the failing boiler of his 12-unit apartment building located on the West Side of Chicago. His building is one of a few viable housing developments in an area faced with foreclosures and disinvestment.

Beck approached the …

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Added by Amber Vignieri on October 14, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Modernizing the Residential Utility Disclosure Ordinance in Chicago

Back in the ‘80s, the Center for Neighborhood Technology and others helped the City of Chicago pass a residential utility disclosure ordinance that required the disclosure of heating bills when residential properties are sold or leased in the city. Why? Heating expenses constitute a significant home expense, and it’s important for consumers and Realtors to have access to this information.

Until now, complying with the ordinance could take up to two weeks: a Realtor submitted an…

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Added by Melissa Ulbricht on July 9, 2013 at 4:23pm — 3 Comments

Get the Most out of Home Energy Efficiency Tax Credits in Illinois

As part of the “fiscal cliff” legislation signed into law early this year, Congress provided a number of 2012 and 2013 tax credits for home energy efficiency improvements. These tax credits, coupled with financial incentives available for energy efficiency improvements, make right now a lucrative time to invest in home energy…
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Added by Melissa Ulbricht on January 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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