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TABLE OF CONTENTS
GFEEIlNGS&CVEFVlEW 2
CCGIlNFCFM/IlCN 4
GFEENIECHU 5
EXHl8lIlCNS/NDEVENIS 25
F/FINEFS 2ó
- 8UlLD SM/FI CHlC/GC
- CHlC/GC CCNSEFV/IlCN CCFFS
- GFEENCCFFS CHlC/GC
CCNI/CIUS 30
/LL /CIlVlIlES LlSIED lN IHlS 8FCCHUFE /FE CFEN IC IHE FU8LlC UNLESS
CIHEFWlSE NCIED. IHlS lNCLUDES CL/SSES SFCNSCFED 8Y IHE U.S. GFEEN
8UlLDlNG CCUNClL - lLLlNClS CH/FIEF /ND CIHEF FFCGF/MMlNG
F/FINEFS.
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GREETINGS & OVERVIEW
ll i: cne cf lhe Le:l lime: cf lhe yecr in Chiccgc - :ummerlime - cnc whcl
c grecl :ummer lhi: wi|| Le cl lhe Chiccgc Cenler fcr Green Iechnc|cgy.
We hcve cn exciling |ine-up lhi: :ec:cn wilh grecl pre:enler: cnc :emincr:
lhclcppec|lccrcngecfcucience:.C|c::e:ccvereverylhingfrcmgreen
ccn:lruclicn ccce: cnc pe:l mcncgemenl lc permccu|lure cnc cc-il-
ycur:e|fenergycucil:.

Summer i: c grecl lime lc :lcrl wcrking lcwcrc ycur Green Iech U
cerlificcle. CCGI cerlificcle: cre free cnc cre cfferec in :ix :uLjecl crec::
/rchileclure, 8ui|cing cnc Ccn:lruclicn Mcncgemenl, Engineering, Green
8u:ine::, Green Hcme cnc Gcrcen cnc lnlericr De:ign. CCGI cerlificcle:
cckncw|ecgeycurccmmilmenllcccnlinuingecucclicncncceve|cpmenl
in :u:lcincLi|ily. Ihey cre c grecl cccilicn lc c re:ume, cnc ccn c|:c
ccnlriLule lc ycur e|igiLi|ily lc :il fcr lhe LEED Green /::ccicle excm. Iurn lc
pcgeófcrcelci|:cncurcerlificcleprcgrcm.

CCGI i: c|:c lurning 10 lhi: :ummerl Jcin u: in ce|eLrcling cur cnniver:cry
cn Sclurccy, June 1ólh frcm 10:00 c.m. lc 3:00 p.m. We wi|| hcve exhiLilcr:,
mu:ic, fccc, gcme: cnc mcre lc mcrk lhe cccc:icn. Fegi:lrclicn i: free,
cnc pecp|e whc pre-regi:ler cre e|igiL|e lc win prize: lhe ccy cf lhe evenl.
Ic regi:ler, gel mcre infcrmclicn, cr view upccle: check cur weL:ile cl
http://www.chicagogreentech.org/10th_Anniversary.

Ccming lhi: :ec:cn, CCGI i:
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Dce: ll Cc:l° Lccp Vc|ue. Ihe
exhiLilicn cim: lc :hcw ycu lhe
lrue hiccen cc:l: cf everyccy
ilem:inlhehcmeLyexcmining
lheir envircnmenlc| cnc :ccic|
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We hcpe lhcl ycu cre cL|e
lc jcin u: fcr :everc| cf lhe:e
exciling evenl:. /: c|wcy:, fee|
free lc crcp in lc cur Green
8ui|cing Fe:curce Cenler lc
:ee :cme cf lhe |cle:l green
prccucl:, u:e cur :lucy guice:
fcr lhe LEED excm:, cnc recc
lhrcugh :cme cf lhe green
periccicc|: we :uL:criLe lc.
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Since 1997, WRD has produced sustainable results for some of
the most visible landscapes throughout the Chicagoland
region, including the Chicago Center for Green Technology.
CHICAGO CENTER FOR GREEN TECHNOLOGY
Ihe Chiccgc Cenler fcr Green Iechnc|cgy {CCGI) i: lhe fir:l rehcLi|ilclec
municipc| Lui|cing in lhe nclicn lc receive lhe LEED® F|clinum rcling frcm lhe
U.S.Green8ui|cingCcunci|.McycrFichcrcM.Dc|eyceciccleclheLui|cing
in2002cncilhc:gcnecnlcLeccmecnclicnc|mcce|fcr:u:lcincL|ece:ign
cnclechnc|cgy.
Ihe Cenler :erve: c: lhe mc:l ccmprehen:ive green ce:ign ecucclicnc|
re:curce in lhe Micwe:l. We prcmcle cnc ccvcnce :u:lcincL|e hcme:,
wcrkp|cce:cncccmmunilie:lcenhcncelhe¢uc|ilycfurLcn|ife.Wewcrklc
fcci|ilclelhi:lhrcughecucclicnc|prcgrcmmingc:we||c:lrcining,re:ecrch,
cnc rec|-wcr|c cemcn:lrclicn.
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Slcff cre cvci|cL|e :ix ccy: c week, Mcnccy lhrcugh Sclurccy, lc cn:wer
¢ue:licn: cnc prcvice mcre infcrmclicn. Ycu mcy recch u: Ly cc||ing {312)
74ó-ºó42, e-mci|ing greentech@cityofchicago.orgcrc|ickingcnlhe“Ccnlccl
U:” pcge cn cur new weL:ile, www.chicagogreentech.org. Cur mci|ing
cccre:: i:: Chiccgc Cenler fcr Green Iechnc|cgy, 445 N. Sccrcmenlc 8|vc,
Chiccgc, lL ó0ó12.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
lf ycu hcve cn inlere:l in green Lui|cing:, ce:ign cr ecucclicn, cnc enjcy
wcrking wilh lhe puL|ic, ccn:icer Leccming c vc|unleer cl lhe Chiccgc
CenlerfcrGreenIechnc|cgy.
Vc|unleer: cl CCGI hcve c grecl cppcrlunily lc |ecrn cLcul lhe |cle:l
ccvcnce: in green Lui|cing:, lechnc|cgy, cnc :u:lcincL|e prccucl: cnc
prcclice:. Ihey nelwcrk wilh |ccc| green prcfe::icnc|:, give guicec lcur: cf
cur LEED® F|clinum Lui|cing lc :lucenl: cnc prcfe::icnc| grcup:, cnc c::i:l
vi:ilcr:inlheFe:curceCenlerre:ecrching|ccc|greeni::ue:cncprccucl:.
Vc|unleer cppcrlunilie: re¢uire c minimum ccmmilmenl cf c few hcur: per
week fcr lhree mcnlh:. Ic cLlcin cn cpp|icclicn p|ec:e vi:il cur weL:ile cr
ccnlcclu:.
TOURS:
Guicec lcur: cre cvci|cL|e fcr grcup: cf len cr mcre. Icur: cre cfferec
Mcnccy lhrcugh Sclurccy cl 10:30 /M cnc 1:30 FM. / minimum cf lwc week:
ccvcncec regi:lrclicn i: re¢uirec. F|ec:e vi:il cur weL:ile lc Lcck ycur lcur.
Smc||er grcup: cre enccurcgec lc lcke c :e|f-guicec lcur curing regu|cr
Lu:ine:: hcur:. Se|f-guicec lcur Lrcchure: cre cvci|cL|e cl lhe frcnl ce:k in
lhe|cLLycncinlheFe:curceCenler.
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RESOURCE CENTER:
Ihe Green 8ui|cing Fe:curce Cenler cl CCGI i: cn invc|ucL|e lcc| fcr lhc:e
inlere:lec in |ecrning cLcul :u:lcincLi|ily, green lechnc|cgy, cnc green
Lui|cing:. We cre cpen lc lhe puL|ic :ix ccy: c week cnc ccce::iL|e lc
everycne frcm Chiccgc re:icenl: lc green Lui|cing experl:. Cur re:curce:
inc|uce:
- Scmp|e |iLrcry cf ecc-frienc|y Lui|cing cnc ce:ign mcleric|:
- Kncw|ecgecL|e :lcff
- Feference Lcck: & weL re:curce:
- U.S. Green 8ui|cing Ccunci| - LEED® reference mcleric|:
GREEN TECH U
Ihe Cenler’: Green Iech U prcgrcm hc: Leen ceve|cpec in re:pcn:e lc
lhe increc:ing cemcnc fcr ecucclicnc| re:curce: in green lechnc|cgy in
Chiccgc. Ihi: :emincr :erie: prcvice: cn cppcrlunily lc increc:e kncw|ecge
cf :u:lcincLi|ily, green Lui|cing cnc puL|ic pc|icy whi|e meeling |ike-mincec
pecp|ecncexpcncingprcfe::icnc|nelwcrk:.
REGISTRATION:
/cvcnceregi:lrclicni:re¢uirecfcrc||GreenIechU:emincr:.Un|e::clherwi:e
nclec, ycu mcy regi:ler cn cur weL:ile. F|ec:e ncle: :cme :emincr: re¢uire
lhclycuregi:lerwilhcnecfcurprcgrcmmingpcrlner.
COST:
Mc:lGreenIechU:emincr:crefreelclhepuL|ic.
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CERTIFICATES:
CCGI cffer: cerlificcle: cf cckncw|ecgemenl lc Green Iech U pcrlicipcnl:
whc cemcn:lrcle c ccmmilmenl lc cngcing |ecrning cnc ceve|cpmenl in
lhi:fie|c.Cerlificcle:ccnLeecrnecinlhefc||cwing:uLjeclcrec::
- /rchileclure
- 8ui|cing cnc Ccn:lruclicn Mcncgemenl
- Engineering
- Green 8u:ine::
- Green Hcme cnc Gcrcen
- lnlericr De:ign

Ic cLlcin c cerlificcle, pcrlicipcnl: mu:l fir:l fi|| cul c “Frcgrcm Enrc||menl”
fcrm inciccling which cerlificcle: lhey inlenc lc pur:ue, cnc lhen :uLmil
lhe ccmp|elec fcrm lc CCGI :lcff. Fcrlicipcnl: mu:l lhen cllenc :ix e|igiL|e
:emincr: wilhin c 12-mcnlh pericc. Cne cf lhe :ix :emincr: mu:l Le lhe
fcuncclicn ccur:e, ¨Ecc|cgy cf De:ign Fcrl l: Ccncepl." F|ec:e :ign-in Lefcre
ecch :emincr cn lhe cpprcpricle ¨Sign-ln" :heel, cnc :pecify whelher ycu
cre pur:uing c cerlificcle. Fcrlicipcnl: whc fci| lc :ign-in wi|| ncl hcve lhcl
:emincrccunleclcwcrc:lheircerlificcle.Scme:emincr:mcyccunllcwcrc:
mcrelhcncnecerlificcle.
Cnce lhe :ix :emincr: hcve Leen ccmp|elec, pcrlicipcnl: mu:l fi|| cul lhe
“Cerlificcle /pp|icclicn” fcrm, cnc :uLmil lhe ccmp|elec fcrm lc CCGI
:lcff. / cerlificcle cnc |eller wi|| Le mci|ec lc lhe cpp|iccnl cpprcximcle|y
cnemcnlh|cler.Cerlificcle:mcyLeecrnecinmcrelhcncne:uLjeclcrec
:imu|lcnecu:|y.
Ic cLlcin cny cf lhe:e fcrm: p|ec:e vi:il cur weL:ile cr ccnlccl u: cirecl|y.
Fcrm: cre e|eclrcnic cnc mcy Le ccmp|elec cigilc||y cnc e-mci|ec.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
Ihe Cenler uncer:lcnc: cnc reccgnize: lhe neec fcr prcfe::icnc|: lc cLlcin
ccnlinuingecucclicncrecil:crunil:.Wecrecregi:lerec/mericcnln:lilule
cf /rchilecl: {/l/)-Ccnlinuing Ecucclicn Sy:lem {CES) prcvicer. Mcny cf cur
:emincr: cre cpprcvec fcr Lecrning Unil: {LU) lhrcugh /l/-CES. ln crcer lc
cLlcin lhe LU, cllencee: mu:l prcvice lheir /l/ memLer numLer cn lhe :ign-
in:heelclecchGreenIechU:emincr./l/cpprcvecc|c::e:cremcrkecLy
lheir|cgc.
We ccn prcvice c generc| “Cerlificcle cf /llenccnce” lc pecp|e :eeking
prccfcflheircllenccncefcr:uLmi::icnlcclherprcfe::icnc|c::cciclicn:cr
emp|cyer:./||cerlificcle:cfcllenccncemu:lLe:ignecLyCCGI:lcffcnlhe
ccycflhe:emincrincrcerlcLevc|ic.
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SEMINAR LISTINGS:
Semincr: cre |i:lec in chrcnc|cgicc| crcer. Lcgc: cppecring nexl lc c :emincr
inciccle c prcgrcmming pcrlner:hip. Cerlificcle: lrcck: cre cc|cr-cccec
Le|cw cnc ccn Le crc:: referencec lc cc|crec ccl: cppecring cfler ecch
:emincr inciccling lhe cpp|iccL|e cerlificcle lrcck. Ihe Seme:ler-cl-c-G|cnce
cc|enccr cn pcge: 15 cnc 1ó prcvice: c celci|ec Lreckccwn cf c|| lhe
:emincr:.
- Architecture
- Building & Construction Management
- Engineering
- Green Business
- Green Home & Garden Series
-Interior Design
Advance registration is required fcr c|| Green Iech U :emincr:. Ycu mcy
regi:lercncurweL:ile./||:emincr:crefree,cpenlclhepuL|ic,cnc|ccclec
cl CCGI un|e:: clherwi:e incicclec. F|ec:e ncle lhe ccle, |ccclicn, cnc
regi:lrclicn fee {if cny) fcr ecch :emincr.
Advanced Hologram Technology for Building
Integrated Photovoltaics
5/17/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Louise Pauly, Sun Phocus Technologies and Monica Cook,
University of Illinois - Chicago
Sun Fhccu: i: c :lcrl-up ccmpcny cul cf lhe l||inci: ln:lilule cf Iechnc|cgy
lhcl ceve|cpec c uni¢ue hc|cgrcm p|cncr ccncenlrclcr lechnc|cgy lhcl i:
:uilcL|e fcr Lui|cing inlegrclec phclcvc|lcic cpp|icclicn: {8lFV). Sun Fhccu:
i: cffering new prccucl: fcr ncn-vi:icn g|c:: cpp|icclicn: lhi: :ummer, cnc
hcve |cng lerm F&D ceve|cpmenl p|cn: lc ceve|cp :emi-lrcn:pcrenl cnc
ce:lhelicc||yp|ec:ingprccucl:fcrvi:icng|c::cpp|icclicn:.
Touring the Green Exchange
5/19/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Lisa Elkins, 2 Point Perspective
LOCATION: First Floor Lobby, Green Exchange, 2545 West Diversey
FEE: Free
Jcin LEED cccrecilec crchilecl Li:c E|kin: cn c lcur lhrcugh lhe recenl|y
|cunchec Green Exchcnge: lhe new huL cf lhe green ccmmunily. Ihe lcur
wi||inc|ucelheccmmcncrec:c:we||c:GreenChcice8cnk,lheGreenHcu:e
Lcfl evenl :pcce, cnc lhe cffice cf 2 Fcinl Fer:peclive. Ihe hi:lcry cf lhe
Lui|cing cnc il: receve|cpmenl wi|| Le ci:cu::ec c: we|| c: lhe mu|liluce cf
ecc-frienc|y cnc LEED feclure: lhcl cLcunc lhrcugh cul lhe Lui|cing.
/l//CES: 2LU
Summer 2012
CCGI 7
Efficient Use of Irrigation
5/19/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Jeff Clifford, Rainbird
Ever wcncer hcw ycu ccn hcve c Leculifu| |cnc:ccpe wilh cn efficienl
irrigclicn:y:lem°IherehcveLeenmcnychcnge:inhcwcncwhenirrigclicn
:y:lem: cpp|y wcler. During lhe pre:enlclicn :ee |ccc| rec| |ife excmp|e:
cf hcw :imp|e mccificclicn: ccn :cve Lclh mcney cnc wcler whi|e ncl
ccmprcmi:ingp|cnlhec|lh.Duringlheci:cu::icn,prccucl:wi||Lecnhcnc:c
lhclycuccn:eefir:lhcncwhclcplicn:crecvci|cL|e.
RainSmart Landscapes
5/22/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Mark Moxley, Lake Street Supply
Ihere cre numercu: lhing: hcmecwner: cnc Lu:ine:: cwner: ccn cc, frcm
c |cnc:ccping per:peclive, lc recuce lhe Lurcen cnc ccmcge ccu:ec
Ly :lcrmwcler. Ihey ccn c|:c recuce irrigclicn neec: in lhe prcce::. Ihi:
cverview wi|| pre:enl mcny cf lhe ccncepl: u:ec in Lcckycrc: lc recuce
Lc:emenl:eepcge,runcfflcmunicipc|:ewer:y:lem:,cnccn:ilehcrve:ling.
Differenlmcleric|:cncce:ignicec:wi||Lepre:enleccncci:cu::ec.
Water Efficiency and WaterSense Product Labeling
5/24/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Cary McElhinney, US EPA Region 5 and Paul Patton,
Delta Faucet Company
Jcin u: c: we ci:cu:: WclerSen:e, c pcrlner:hip prcgrcm |ec Ly lhe U.S.
Envircnmenlc| Frcleclicn /gency lhcl :eek: lc prclecl lhe fulure cf cur
nclicn’: wcler :upp|y Ly cffering pecp|e c :imp|e wcy lc u:e |e:: wcler
lhrcugh icenlificclicn cf wcler-efficienl prccucl:, prcclice:, cnc :ervice:. Ihe
US EF/ wi|| exp|cin lhe |cLe|ing prcgrcm cnc whcl lc |cck fcr when mcking
c purchc:e. De|lc Fcucel Ccmpcny, c WclerSen:e pcrlner, wi|| exp|cre lhe
cifferenllype:cfwcler:cving:prccucl:lheycffer.
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Digging Beneath the Myths: DIY Green Landscaping
5/26/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Julie Siegel, J. Siegel Designs, Inc.
LOCATION: 4654 N. Leamington, Chicago, IL 60630
Ihi: ccur:e wi|| exp|cre lhe grcunc Lelween lhe mylh: cnc rec|ilie: cf
:u:lcincL|e gcrcening. Meeling cn-:ile in cn cvercge re:icenlic| Chiccgc
|cl wi|| fccu: u: cn prcclicc| cpprccche: lc crecling ‘greener’ gcrcen: Ly
ci:cu::ing:cmelypicc|gcrceningchc||enge:./clivilie:wi||inc|ucecp|cnling
cemcn:lrclicn cnc c nclive p|cnl: ci:cu::icn, c: we|| c: lip: fcr mu|ching,
ccmpc:ling,rcinLcrre|:,rcingcrcen:,cncLcckycrcchicken:.
Brought to you by USGBC-Illinois’ Residential Committee.
Incorporating Reclaimed Building Materials
for People, Profit and Planet
5/29/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Nathan Benjamin, PlanetReuse
Ihi: pre:enlclicn prcvice: c guice lc inccrpcrcling rec|cimec Lui|cing
mcleric|: inlc lhe Lui|cing ccn:lruclicn cnc mcncgemenl prcce::. Ihe
cuciencewi|||ecvewilhcnuncer:lcncingcfwhyreu:ei:impcrlcnl,hcwlc
finc rec|cimec mcleric|: lhcl fil c prcjecl’: :pecificclicn: cnc Lucgel, hcw
reu:e impccl: LEED cerlificclicn cnc hcw lc wcrk crcunc lhe mc:l ccmmcn
chc||enge: c::cciclec wilh Lui|cing mcleric| reu:e. /l//CES: 2LU
Sustainable Solutions for Native Landscapes
and Natural Areas
5/31/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Grace Koehler, Pizzo Native Plant Nursery and Jake
Hagelow, Pizzo & Associates, Ltd.
Fizzc wi|| prcvice cn infcrmclicnc| lc|k cLcul lhe u:e cf nclive p|cnl: in
cur |cnc:ccpe:, inc|ucing green rccf:, cnc why invc:ive :pecie: ccnlrc| i:
impcrlcnl. Fizzc & /::ccicle: wi|| lc|k cLcul p|cnl :e|eclicn, nclurc| crec
re:lcrclicn, cnc :ile ccn:icerclicn:. Ihi: pre:enlclicn wi|| ccver :e|eclec
cc:e :lucie: lc :hcw hcw nclive |cnc:ccpe: prccuce lrue cc:l :cving: fcr
cu:lcmer:cncc|ienl:.
DIY Energy Audit
6/2/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: John Porterfield and Cheryl Pomeroy, e-Zing
Ihinkcnenergycucilju:lmecn:rep|ccing|ighlLu|L:cncu:ingpcwer:lrip:°
Ihink cgcin. Ihere cre ncw lcc|: cnc melhcc: cvci|cL|e lc lhe ccn:umer
lhclgcLeycnclhe:e:imp|e:lep:cncgelclmcre:uL:lcnlic|energy,cnc
cc:l, :cving:. Jcin lhe prc: frcm eZing c: lhey review uli|ily Li|| lrccking cnc
hcme energy cnc|y:i: :cflwcre, :lep: lc ccncucl ycur cwn cucil {inc|ucing
icenlifying :cfely hczcrc:), hcw cucil re:u|l: ccn Le u:ec lc pricrilize cnc
p|cn cc:l-effeclive imprcvemenl:, cnc why hiring lhe righl ccnlrcclcr i: :c
impcrlcnl.
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Summer 2012
CCGI 9
Energy Efficient Mortgages: A Home Buyer’s Guide to
Financing Efficiency Upgrades
6/2/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Beau D’Arcy, Effortless Efficiency
Energy Efficienl Mcrlgcge, cr EEM c: il’: cc||ec, i: c grecl |ccn prcgrcm
ccmini:lerec lhrcugh lhe Fecerc| Hcu:ing /cmini:lrclicn {FH/), lhe
Depcrlmenl fcr Hcu:ing cnc UrLcn Deve|cpmenl {HUD) cnc Depcrlmenl cf
Velercn: /ffcir: {V/). Ihi: prcgrcm c||cw: hcme Luyer:, cr lhc:e refincncing
|ccn: cn currenl|y cwnec prcperlie: lc ccc high-efficiency furncce:, wcler
hecler:, in:u|clicn, weclher-:lripping, cnc :lcrm winccw: lc lheir |ccn. ln mc:l
cc:e:, lhe energy :cving: creclec cre grecler lhcn lhe cccilicnc| mcnlh|y
mcrlgcge cc:l, :c lhe:e upgrcce: pcy fcr lhem:e|ve:l Ihi: :emincr wi|| exp|cin
lhe prcgrcm in celci|, cnc prcvice cn exp|cnclicn cn hcw ccn:umer: ccn
lckeccvcnlcgecflhi:pcwerfu|lcc|.
Home Performance Essentials: Shown in Infrared
6/5/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Corbett Lunsford, Green Dream Group
Hcme Ferfcrmcnce Lreck: ccwn inlc cn cnc|y:i: cf hecl f|cw, cirf|cw/pre::ure,
mci:lure, cnc cir ¢uc|ily. Lecrn hcw lc cpprccch cny Lui|cing in lhe wcr|c
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CCGI 10
ICC’s 2012 Building & Fire Code for Vegetative,
PV and High Tech Roofs
6/7/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Bill McHugh, Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
Ihi: prcgrcm fccu:e: cn Lrcnc new ccce re¢uiremenl: fcr Vegelclive
Gcrcen Fccf:, Fhclcvc|lcic: cnc clher lechnc|cgie: u:ec cn lhe rccflcp.
Lecrn hcw chcnge: lc lhe ccce mcy impccl ycur nexl 'green´ cr renewcL|e
energy rccf prcjecl. Ihi: :emincr wi|| Le pcrlicu|cr|y re|evcnl lc Lui|cing cnc
ccn:lruclicn prcfe::icnc|:. /l//CES: 2LU
Making Your Bills and Your Carbon Footprint Smaller
6/9/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Anna Markowski, CNT Energy; Abby Corso, Delta Institute;
and Chris Coleman, MyHomeEQ
MemLer: cf Energy lmpccl l||inci: wi|| :peck cn lhe Lenefil: cf lhe new
Energylmpccll||inci:|ccnprcgrcm,ccvi:inghcmecwner:cnhcwlccullheir
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new cn|ine lcc| fcr evc|ucling ycur hcme’: efficiency cnc figuring wcy: lc
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c: cn l||inci: Hcme Ferfcrmcnce cerlifiec energy cucilcr cnc ccnlrcclcr.
lncivicuc|:wi||LecL|elcc::e::lheircwnenergyefficiencycnc:checu|ec
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Shades of Green
6/9/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Chris Turley, Turley Architects
Whcl cce: “green” mecn lc ycu° Energy efficiency° Hec|lhy Hcme:°
Fecucecccn:lruclicnwc:le°Xeri:ccping°Weci:cu::lhe:ecncmcnymcre
:lrclegie::clhclycuccncrecleycurcwnGreenwcr|c:pecificlcycurcwn
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CCGI 11
Sustainable Backyard Workshop
6/12/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Sarah Abu-Absi and Andy Johnson, WRD Environmental
and Mark Willie, Green Depot
Lecrn hcw lc mcke ycur Lcck, frcnl cr :ice ycrc mcre envircnmenlc||y
:u:lcincL|el Ihi: wcrk:hcp wi|| ccver lhe Lc:ic: cf in:lc||ing c rcin Lcrre|,
:ellingupcccmpc:lLin,p|cnlingclreecncmcre.Springi:cgrecllimelc
p|cnl c nclive gcrcen cnc lree: in ycur ycrcl Ycu wi|| c|:c |ecrn cLcul lhe
Cily´: reLcle prcgrcm cnc hcw Chiccgc re:icenl: ccn receive up lc 50º cff
cflheirnexllree,nclivep|cnl,rcinLcrre|crccmpc:lLinpurchc:e.
Green Cleaning 101
6/13/2012 from 6:30-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Heather Grance, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
LOCATION: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive
FEE: $10 for Nature Museum members, $15 non-members
Mcke ycur cwn nclurc| {cnc effeclivel) green c|ecning kil in lhi: hcnc:-cn
wcrk:hcp. Ie:l :imp|e recipe: cgcin:l ccmmercic| prccucl: cnc |ecrn why
green c|ecning i: Leller fcr ycur hec|lh, lhe envircnmenl cnc ycur wc||ell
To register visit naturemuseum.org, email adultprograms@naturemuseum.
org, or call 773-755-5122.
How to Launch Your Career in the Local Green Economy
6/14/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Brandon Knight, Global Exchange
Drcwing frcm hi: experience wcrking in lhe urLcn fcrming cnc renewcL|e
energy fie|c:, 8rcnccn Knighl wi|| exp|cre :cc|cL|e mcce|: cnc prcjecl: lhcl
cre he|ping lc chcnge lhe |cnc:ccpe cf lhe Micwe:l cnc hcw ycu ccn
Lui|c c ccreer in lhi: evc|ving eccncmy. 8rcnccn hc: :penl 7 yecr: lcuring
lhe Micwe:l c: c ccmpcign crgcnizer cnc prcjecl |eccer lrcn:fcrming
|ccc| green eccncmie:, cnc ceve|cpec lhe Green Eccncmy Leccer:hip
Ircining prcgrcm in High|cnc Fcrk, Michigcn. Ihi: :emincr wi|| ci:cu:: lhe
kncw|ecge, clliluce cnc lechnicc| :ki||: neecec lc crecle c ccreer in lhe
greeneccncmy.
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CCGI 12
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6/16/2012 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SPEAKER: Michael Iversen, University of Illinois at Chicago
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crec: c: ccmp|ex cyncmicc| ecc:y:lem:, which cre Leing :lre::ec frcm
lhe ccnvergence cf urLcnizclicn, fc::i|-fue| energy cep|elicn, cnc c|imcle
chcnge. U:ing cn ecc:y:lem-Lc:ec cpprccch, ce:ign i: re-inlerprelec c:
lhe inlenlicnc| :hcping cf energy, mcleric|, infcrmclicn cnc mcnelcry f|cw:
lhcl ccl c: inpul: cnc culpul: cf cn urLcnizec ecc:y:lem. Ihe invenlcry cnc
cnc|y:i:cflhe:e:y:lemf|cw:mcylhen:ervec:lheLc:i:fcrinfcrmecce:ign
ceci:icn: cnc pc|icymcking. Ihi: :emincr i: re¢uirec fcr pecp|e :eeking c
Green Iech U cerlificcle. /l//CES: 2LU
This seminar coincides with CCGT’s 10th Anniversary Celebration. Food
vendors will be onsite selling snacks and refreshments.
Solar - Simple, Affordable Energy Solutions
6/19/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Lisa Albrecht, Solar Service Inc.
Why renl ycur energy when ycu ccn cwn il° Sc|cr i: :imp|e, re|icL|e,
cffcrccL|e cnc cvci|cL|e immecicle|yl Jcin u: cnc exp|cre :c|cr lhermc| cnc
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We wi|| ci:cu:: lhe mcke-up, Lenefil: cnc cvci|cL|e fincncic| incenlive: fcr
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Fundamentals of Geothermal
6/21/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Greg Speziale, Pioneer Geothermal
Wcncering if geclhermc| hecling cnc ccc|ing i: righl fcr ycu° Ihi: :emincr
wi|| prcvice cn inlrccuclicn lc geclhermc| {gecexchcnge) lechnc|cgie: cnc
lheir cpp|icclicn:. Lecrn lhe funccmenlc|: c: we|| c: lhe cc:l: cnc Lenefil: cf
geclhermc|:y:lem:.Envircnmenlc|impccl:cncfincncic|incenlive:wi||c|:c
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Invasive and Exotic Pests and Plants
6/23/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Shawn Kingzette, The Care of Trees
lnvc:ive cnc exclic :pecie: pc:e :ignificcnl lhrecl: lc cur envircnmenl,
pcrlicu|cr|ynclurc|crec:.We’||exp|cre:everc|prcL|em:inlheChiccgccrec
:uch c: Emerc|c /:h 8crer, /:icn Lcng-hcrnec Leel|e, Dulch e|m ci:ec:e,
Eurcpecn Lucklhcrn, cnc clher:. Currenl mcncgemenl cnc lreclmenl
:lrclegie: wi|| c|:c Le reviewec. Lecrn whcl ycu ccn cc lc recuce lhe:e lhrecl:.
Innovative New Products for Interiors
6/23/2012 from 2:00-4:00 PM
SPEAKER: Amanda N. Mahon, Green Home Chicago
LOCATION: Green Home Chicago, 213 N. Morgan St.
Jcin Green Hcme Chiccgc lc |ecrn mcre cLcul prccucl cvci|cLi|ily cnc
:ervice: lhcl ccn Le u:ec lc cchieve cerlificclicn frcm Chiccgc’: Green
Hcme: Frcgrcm. See new |cmincle wccc pcne|:, hcrcy wc:hcL|e f|ccr
ccvering:/rug:, recyc|ec fcLric:, new US/ mcce ccunler lcp: lhcl cre ncn-
pcrcu: cnc Leculifu|. /|:c ci:ccver inncvclive icec: fcr ceccrcling ycur
hcme :u:lcincL|y cnc :li|| cchieving lhcl Leculifu| cnc uni¢ue ce:ignl
Summer 2012
CCGI 13
Passive House and Net Zero: A New House in River Forest
6/26/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Tom Bassett-Dilley, Tom Bassett-Dilley Architect, Ltd.
Ihi: pre:enlclicn wi|| cemcn:lrcle hcw Fc::ive Hcu:e F|cnning wc: u:ec lc
recuce energy cemcnc:, lhen c FV :y:lem wc: :izec lc cff:el lhe remcining
energy cemcnc:. Ihe pre:enlclicn wi|| c|:c :hcw hcw c 8ui|cing lnfcrmclicn
Mcce| wc: u:ec lc inlegrcle wilh lhe energy mcce|ing :cflwcre cnc hcw lhe
Fc::ive Hcu:e F|cnning Fcckcge ccn Le u:ec in ce:ign lc cplimize perfcrmcnce.
/l//CES: 2LU
How to Green Your Outpatient Medical Practice
6/28/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Sarah Lovinger, MD, Chicago Physicians for Social Responsibility
Ihe US hec|lh ccre incu:lry emil: 18º cf greenhcu:e gc:e: in cur ccunlry.
Whi|emcnynewhc:pilc|:cregreen,culpclienlprcclice:crencl.8c:eccn
lhe vicec, ¨Dr. Green: Ihe Envircnmenlc||y-Frienc|y Mecicc| Frcclice," Scrch
Lcvinger, MD wi|| |ecc c pcne| cf |ccc| experl: lc exp|cin hcw :imp|e ec:y
chcnge:lcmecicc|prcclice:ccnmckelhem:uL:lcnlic||ygreener.
Permaculture I: Fundamentals and Principles
6/30/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Jody Luna, Midwest Permaculture
Fermccu|luri:l::lrivelcgrcwfcccju:lcLculcnywhere,repcirenvircnmenlc||y
ccmcgec |cnc:, ce:ign |cve|y cnc |cng |c:ling green-Lui|cing:, prccuce
pcwer, run :ucce::fu|-pecp|e-crienlec Lu:ine::e:, cnc Lui|cing culhenlic
ccmmunily. Ihey ccccmp|i:h lhi: Ly u:ing lhe :cme funccmenlc| ce:ign
princip|e: cnc Ly cpp|ying c funccmenlc| permccu|lure elhic: Ccre cf
Fecp|e - Ccre cf lhe Ecrlh - Shcring c|| Surp|u:. Lecrn lhe e::ence cf, cnc
rec:cn:fcr,cpp|yingcpermccu|lurewcycflhinkinglchcwwe|ive.
Solar 103: Transforming Solar into Stored Energy
and Savings
6/30/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Steve Johnson, Convergence Energy
/ :limu|cling cverview cnc ci:cu::icn cf cn inlegrclec hcrcwcre/:cflwcre
p|clfcrm lhcl ccmLine: Lcllery :lcrcge wilh renewcL|e energy :curce: |ike
:c|cr.Ihi:ccn:hcrlenlhepcyLcckpericccfci:lriLulecrenewcL|eenergyLy
up lc 50º, pclenlic||y lrip|ing c Lui|cing cwner´: energy cc:l :cving:. Ihe |crge
:cc|e cnc inle||igenl mcncgemenl cf lhi: nelwcrk cf hcme cnc Lu:ine::e:
prcvice: cccilicnc| Lenefil: lc lhe Lui|cing cwner, in effecl, crecling lhe
e¢uivc|enlcfcvirluc|pcwerp|cnl.
Chicago Green Permit Program
7/5/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Sophie Martinez, Chicago Department of Buildings
Lecrn lhe Lc:ic: cf lhe Depcrlmenl cf 8ui|cing´: Green Fermil Frcgrcm. Ihe
Green Fermil Frcgrcm prcvice: incenlive: lc hcmecwner: cnc ceve|cper:
lhcl inlegrcle green lechnc|cgie: cnc envircnmenlc||y re:pcn:iL|e ce:ign:
in lheir Lui|cing:. Lecrn hcw lc pcrlicipcle, crileric fcr ¢uc|ificclicn, cnc whcl
incenlive: cre cvci|cL|e. Ihe |eclure wi|| ccnc|uce wilh infcrmclicn cn hcw
lccLlcinpermil:fcrGreenE|emenl:{i.e.Geclhermc|Sy:lem:,GreenFccf:,
Fhclcvc|lcicFcne|:,FcinwclerHcrve:lingSy:lem:,Sc|crIhermc|Fcne|:cnc
Winc IurLine:). /l//CES: 2LU
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CCGI 14
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CCGI 15
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CCGI 16
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Creating Affordable Green Interiors
7/7/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Andrea Vollf, VK Sustainable Concepts
Fegi:lerec lnlericr De:igner cnc LEED /F lD+C /ncrec Vc||f, wi|| lecch lhe
cuciencehcwlccreclee|egcnlyelcffcrccL|e:u:lcincL|einlericr:.Shewi||
ccver lhe mc:l pcpu|cr lype: cf :u:lcincL|e mcleric|: cnc fini:he: cvci|cL|e
in lhe mcrkel - c: we|| c: where, cnc when, lc u:e lhem.
Lowering the Cost of High Ceilings
7/7/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Jack Matzer, Energy Efficiency Consultant
Heclec cir Leccme: |ighler. ll i: nclurc| fcr lhe |ighler cir lc mcve upwcrc
lc lhe cei|ing crecling cir |cyer: cf cifferenl lemperclure {:lrclificclicn).
Ihi: repre:enl: c pclenlic| :curce cf hecl |c:: fcr grcunc f|ccr cccupcnl:,
cnc unwcnlec hecl gcin cn upper |eve|:. ln c fcci|ily wilh c 20 fccl cei|ing,
lhe lemperclure ccn Le 10 lc 20 cegree: {F) higher cl lhe cei|ing lhcn cn
lhe f|ccr. 8c|cncing lhi: cifference ccn repre:enl energy :cving: cf 15º
lc 30º. Ihi: pre:enlclicn wi|| high|ighl cc:e :lucie: fccu:ing cn HV/C cnc
ce:lrclificclicn :y:lem: lc cchieve lemperclure Lc|cnce, energy efficiency
cnc imprcvec lhermc| ccmfcrl. /l//CES: 2LU
Community Gardening in Chicago
7/10/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Edde Jones, Greencorps Chicago and guest panelists
Ccmmunily gcrcen: cre c grecl wcy fcr neighLcrhccc re:icenl: lc gel
lc kncw ecch clher whi|e enjcying lhe culcccr: in c :cfe cnc hec|lhy
envircnmenl. 8ul where cc ycu :lcrl, hcw cc ycu finc c :pcce, cnc whcl
re:curce: cnc experli:e cre cvci|cL|e lc ceve|cp ycur p|cn° Ecce Jcne: frcm
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gcrceningexperl:lccn:werycur¢ue:licn:cnche|pycugelycurccmmunily
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|ccking fcr cccilicnc| mcleric|:, wcu|c |ike lc |ink mcre c|c:e|y wilh clher: in
ycur neighLcrhccc whc cre c|reccy gcrcening, cr wcu|c ju:l |ike lc |ecrn
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CCGI 17
From Grass Roots to Girdling Roots,
How to Keep your Trees Alive.
7/12/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Bruce Horigan, Horigan Tree Care
/ prcfe::icnc| crLcri:l wi|| ci:cu:: mcny chc||enge: lhcl lree: fcce whi|e
grcwing in lhe urLcn cnc :uLurLcn envircnmenl. Emphc:i: wi|| Le p|ccec
cnecucclingcllencee:c:lcwhcllc|cckfcrcnccclhclwi||crcmclicc||y
increc:e lhe hec|lh cnc |cngevily cf cur urLcn fcre:l. Lecrn which lree: cre
Le:l :uilec lc cur c|imcle, inc|ucing lhc:e |i:lec cn Chiccgc’: UrLcn Iree
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Green and Durable - Bamboo Flooring
7/14/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Steven Wang, Mr. Bamboo, Inc.
8cmLcc i: envircnmenlc||y frienc|y. ll grcw: fc:ler lhcn lree:, :c il cce:n’l
lckec:|cnglcrep|eni:h,hc:chighercen:ily,cnccL:crL:|e::mci:lure./:c
re:u|l, LcmLcc f|ccring i: 100º hcrcer lhcn cck cnc 80º hcrcer lhcn mcp|e.
8cmLccf|ccr:crec|:cec:ylcin:lc||cncnylypecf:uLf|ccrcncperfeclfcr
Lc:emenl cnc rccicnl hecl in:lc||clicn. Lecrn hcw re:i|ienl LcmLcc f|ccring
i: {cce: ncl :crclch frcm high hee|:, :hcrp cLjecl:, pel c|cw: cnc furnilure
mcvemenl), c: we|| c: il: u:e in ccmmercic| cnc re:icenlic| :elling:.
Field Applied UV Coatings
7/14/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Richard Mandich, Tesla UV and Rich Mackiewicz, Cytec Industries
Exp|cnclicn cnc cemcn:lrclicn cf fie|c cpp|iec UV cccling: cn wccc,
ccncrele, lerrczzc f|ccr:, cnc ccunler lcp refini:hing. UV cccling: cre
envircnmenlc||y :cfe, exlreme|y curcL|e, ccnlcin zerc lc |ill|e VCC´: cnc
c||cw fcr rcpic relurn lc :ervice cf ccclec :urfcce:. /l//CES: 2LU
Green Construction Codes Are Here - Now What?
7/17/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Christopher Chwedyk, Burnham - The Code Group
Ihi: yecr, lhe lnlernclicnc| Ccce Ccunci| {lCC) hc: re|ec:ec lhe 2012 lnlernclicnc|
Green Ccn:lruclicn Ccce {lgCC), which c|:c reference: lhe /SHF/E 18º.1 -
Slcnccrc fcr lhe De:ign cf High Ferfcrmcnce Green 8ui|cing:. Ihe purpc:e cf
lhi:cccei:lcc||cwfcrlhe‘cver|cy’regu|clicncfgreenLui|cingccn:lruclicnc:
pcrlcfcninlegrcleccpprccchwilhlheLui|cingcncfireccce:.Ihi::emincr
wi||lrccelhecrigin:cflhegreenccce:,hcwlheyccmpcrecnccifferfrcmlhe
rcling :y:lem: lhcl hcve Leen {cnc ccnlinue lc Le) u:ec, cnc excmine :cme
cflheirmcinfeclure:.Wewi||c|:cci:cu::i::ue:re|cleclclrcn:ilicningfrcmc
rcling:y:lem,whereenfcrcemenlwc:Lylhircpcrlycgencie:,lcccccelhcli:
enfcrcec cnc in:peclec Ly Lui|cing cfficic|:. /l//CES: 2LU
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CCGI 18
Beneficial Bugs in Your Garden
7/19/2012 from 12:30-2:30 PM
SPEAKER: Erik Grossnickle, Bartlett Tree Experts
LOCATION: First Floor Garland Room, Chicago Cultural Center,
78 E. Washington St.
FEE: Free
Jcin Erik Grc::nick|e cf 8crl|ell Iree Experl: lc |ecrn cLcul :elling up cn
inlegrclec pe:l mcncgemenl prcgrcm fcr ycur gcrcen. Ycu wi|| |ecrn hcw
lc :ccul fcr pe:l:, when il i: nece::cry lc lcke cclicn, cnc lhe Le:l crgcnic
melhcc:fcrlreclinglhem,inc|ucinglheu:ecfLeneficic|in:ecl:.
Brought to you by the Lurie Garden. Space is limited and pre-registration is
required. Call 312-742-TIXS (8497).
Green, Gorgeous, and all Yours:
Building a Custom Green Home Project
7/21/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Lisa Elkins, 2 Point Perspective
Sc, ycu wcnl lc |ecrn mcre cLcul Lui|cing c green hcme, cr greening ycur
exi:ling cLccel ll´: cn exciling prcce:: lhcl :lcrl: wilh mcny, mcny ¢ue:licn:...
Whc :hcu|c Le cn ycur prcjecl lecm° Where ccn ycu finc lhe Le:l green
re:curce:° Shcu|c ycu ccn:icer LEED fcr Hcme:, lhe Chiccgc Green Hcme
Frcgrcm, FEGFEEN, cr clher:° Whcl cre 'Nel Zerc´ cnc Fc::ive ccn:lruclicn c||
cLcul° /nc hcw much mcre cce: 'green´ rec||y cc:l° Jcin LEED cccrecilec
crchilecl Li:c E|kin: cf 2 Fcinl Fer:peclive c: :he ci:cu::e: cc:e :lucie: lhcl wi||
cn:wer lhe:e ¢ue:licn: cnc mcny mcre. 8ring ycur cwn ¢ue:licn: lccl Hcme
cwner: cnc green prcfe::icnc|: whc cre inlere:lec in mcking lhe |ecp inlc
green c: we|| c: cnycne |ccking lc |ecrn mcre cLcul ecc-frienc|y re:icence:
wi||enjcylhi:pre:enlclicn.
Sustainable Materials and Life Cycle Assessments
7/21/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Steve Kooy, Haworth
When chcc:ing mcleric|: cf ccn:lruclicn, hcw cne chcc:e: c :u:lcincL|e
mcleric|cflencepenc:cnlheinfcrmclicncvci|cL|e.Ihi::e::icnwi||ci:cu::
lhe crilicc| lhinking cnc infcrmclicnc| re:curce: re¢uirec lc mcke lhe Le:l,
mc:l :u:lcincL|e chcice. Ihe :e::icn wi|| exp|cre lhe u:e cf ecc-|cLe|: cnc
|ife cyc|e c::e::menl: c: lcc|: lc mcke Leller mcleric| chcice:. Hcwcrlh’:
:u:lcincL|eprcfe::icnc|wi||prcvicerec|excmp|e:cfmcleric|:chcice:mcce
in lhe cffice furnilure incu:lry lc mcke prccucl: mcre :u:lcincL|e. /l//CES:2 LU
LEED for Existing Homes: Case Studies
7/26/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Jason LaFleur, Alliance for Environmental Sustainability;
Marcus de la Fleur, delafleur.com; and David McKirnan,
McKirnan Builders
Ccme hecr lhe :lcrie: frcm ce:ign cnc ccn:lruclicn prcfe::icnc|: whc hcve
lckenexi:linghcme:inChiccgccnclrcn:fcrmeclheminlcefficienl,hec|lhy
hcme: meeling lhe pre:ligicu: LEED F|clinum ce:ignclicn. Ihree cifferenl cc:e
:lucie: wi|| Le pre:enlec :hcwcc:ing mcny green Lui|cing :lrclegie:. Lecrn
cLculremcce|ingce:ign:,ccn:lruclicn:lrclegie:,cc:limp|icclicn:,cnchcw
lhe hcme: hcve perfcrmec cfler Leing |ivec in. /l//CES: 2LU
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CCGI 19
Permaculture II
7/28/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Jody Luna, Midwest Permaculture
8ui|cingcnlheccncepl:inFermccu|lurel:Funccmenlc|:cncFrincip|e:,lhi:
ccur:e inve:ligcle: gcrcening pc::iLi|ilie: in cn urLcn envircnmenl. We wi||
fccu:curcllenlicncnlheccncilicn:cf|ivinginccily,cpp|yingpermccu|lure
princip|e: lc uni¢ue cnc cver|cckec cplicn: lc ceve|cp fruilfu| :pcce:.
Fcrlicipcnl: wi|| lcke c virluc| lcur cf prcjecl: lhcl cre currenl|y Leing ccne
crcunc lhe cily, c: we|| c: lcke cwcy icec: fcr prcjecl: lhcl ccn Le ec:i|y
imp|emenlecinlheircwnhcme:.
Green Building, Smart Business:
Leveraging Green Building as an Asset for your Company
7/28/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Lisa Elkins, 2 Point Perspective
Wilhlen:cflhcu:cnc:cfLu:ine::e:cperclinginChiccgc,keepingChiccgccn:
infcrmec cLcul lheir green Lui|cing cplicn: i: crilicc|. Jcin LEED cccrecilec
crchilecl Li:c E|kin: cf 2 Fcinl Fer:peclive c: :he u:e: c vcriely cf enlerlcining
cc:e:lucie:lc:hcwcc:ehcwLu:ine::e:hcveu:eccifferenlcpprccche:lc
mckegreencrchileclurecpcwerfu|c::elfcrlheirccmpcny.Ihe|eclurewi||
ccvercvcrielycfcplicn:fcrgreeningexi:ling:pcce:cncLui|cing:c:we||c:
new :pcce: cnc Lui|cing:l Ihe Lc:ic: cf LEED fcr New Ccn:lruclicn cnc LEED
fcrExi:ling8ui|cing:wi||Leccverecinlheprcce::.8u:ine::cwner:whccre
inlere:lec in mcking lhe |ecp inlc green c: we|| c: cnycne |ccking lc |ecrn
mcre cLcul ecc-frienc|y ccmmercic| crchileclure wi|| enjcy lhi: pre:enlclicn.
/l//CES: 2LU
Landmark Greenroofs in Chicago
7/31/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Kevin Crist and Brian Barry, Intrinsic Landscaping
lnlrin:ic Lcnc:ccping, lnc. hc: p|cyec cn inlegrc| rc|e in mcny cf Chiccgc´:
Green Fccf: cver lhe pc:l ceccce: inc|ucing mcny nclcL|e in:lc||clicn:. Cur lc|k
wi|| inlrccuce Chiccgc´: rc|e c: lhe ¬1 Green Fccf cily in Ncrlh /mericc c: we||
c: in-ceplh cc:e :lucie: cf mcny cf lhe ccunlry´: mc:l impre::ive in:lc||clicn:
frcmcvcrielycfcifferenlgreenrccf:y:lem:./l//CES: 2LU
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CCGI 20
LEED Therapy - Pursuing High-Performance
Operations While Managing the Pain
8/2/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Jenny Carney, YR&G
lmp|emenlinggreencperclicn:prcclice:|ikeinlegrclecpe:lmcncgemenl,
cplimizec cir ¢uc|ily cnc energy efficiency wi|| |ecc lc c Leller, hec|lhier cnc
mcre efficienl Lui|cing. Hcwever, il c|:c mecn: wcrking wilh c wice rcnge
cf pecp|e cnc cn evc|ving rcling :y:lem lhcl i:n´l c|wcy: cplimizec fcr rec|
wcr|c prcgmcli:m. Ihi: :e::icn wi|| ci:cu:: where we cre in lhe evc|ulicn cf
:u:lcincLi|ily in Lui|cing: cnc cur lrcjeclcry fcr ccming yecr:, u:ing vcricu:
cnecccle: cnc cc:e :lucie: frcm prcjecl: pur:uing :u:lcincL|e cperclicn:.
Lecrn hcw LEED cnc clher :u:lcincLi|ily pur:uil: cre :hcping cur cwcrene::
cnc cpprccch c: we mcve lcwcrc: imp|emenling :u:lcincL|e prcclice:
cncccpluringperfcrmcncere:u|l:.Ihi:ci:cu::icni:fcrcucience:whchcve
experience wilh imp|emenling green Lui|cing prcjecl: cnc cn inlere:l in
mcking lhing: :mcclher lhe nexl gc crcunc. /l//CES: 2LU
10 Things You Did Not Know About Microturbines
8/4/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Daniel Natura, NewLoop Energy
MicrclurLine: cre Lc:ec cn prcven lurLine ce:ign, u:ec fcr cn:ile pcwer
generclicn cpp|icclicn: cnc |crger hyLric e|eclric vehic|e cpp|icclicn:.
Ihey cre c lype cf ccmLu:licn lurLine lhcl prccuce: Lclh hecl cnc
e|eclricily cn c re|clive|y :mc|| :cc|e. 30kW, ó0kW cnc 200kW micrclurLine:
cre :cc|cL|e lc 10MW cnc cffer :everc| pclenlic| ccvcnlcge: ccmpcrec lc
clher lechnc|cgie: fcr :mc||-:cc|e pcwer generclicn, inc|ucing: cne mcving
pcrl, ccmpccl :ize, |ighlweighl, grecler efficiency, u|lrc |cw emi::icn:, |cwer
energy cc:l:, cnc cppcrlunilie: lc uli|ize wc:le fue|:. Wc:le hecl reccvery
ccn c|:c Le u:ec wilh lhe:e :y:lem: lc cchieve efficiencie: grecler lhcn 80º.
Di:ccverlheLenefil:cflhi:emergingcncpcrlcL|elechnc|cgy.
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction – Transportation
Oriented Community Development Measures
8/7/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Stefanie Shull, Center for Neighborhood Technology,
and Leslie Oberholtzer, Farr Associates
Lecrn cLcul new cerlificclicn :lcnccrc: cnc lcc|: lhcl prcmcle lhe
ccn:lruclicn cf c|imcle-frienc|ier neighLcrhccc: Ly prcjecling lheir pclenlic|
impccl cnc rcling lhe re:u|l: - e:pecic||y frcm c lrcn:pcrlclicn per:peclive.
Le:|ie CLerhc|lzer frcm Fcrr /::ccicle: wi|| exp|cin hcw :u:lcincLi|ily melric:
in :y:lem: |ike LEED-ND cnc SmcrlCcce ccn Le cpp|iec lc zcning ccce: lc
recuce GHG emi::icn: cnc prcmcle c|lernclive mcce: cf lrcn:pcrlclicn.
Slefcnie Shu|| frcm lhe Cenler fcr NeighLcrhccc Iechnc|cgy {CNI) wi||
cemcn:lrcle lwc CNI lcc|:: cne lhcl e:limcle: lhe GHG emi::icn: frcm
hcu:ehc|c lrcn:pcrlclicn neec:: lhe clher e:limcle: lhe lrcn:pcrlclicn
energyinlen:ilycfccmmercic|Lui|cing:.
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CCGI 21
Tips, Tricks and Tracking:
Take Control of Your Energy Bills and Save a Bundle
8/9/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Annie Warnock, Citizens Utility Board
ll i: :ummer cnc il i: hecling up. Dc ncl |el lhc:e energy Li||: mcke ycu hcl
uncer lhe cc||crl Jcin /nnie Wcrncck frcm lhe Cilizen: Uli|ily 8ccrc lc |ecrn
cLcul lhe CU8 Energy Scver :ile—c free cn|ine lcc| lhcl wi|| he|p ycu lrcck
cnc :cve cn ycur energy Li||:, cnc even rewcrc ycu fcr ecch ki|cwcll ycu
:cvel /nnie wi|| c|:c lc|k cLcul lhe cifferenl energy efficiency prcgrcm: lhcl
lhe uli|ily ccmpcnie: cffer lc lhc:e cu:lcmer: inlere:lec in inve:ling in high
efficiencycpp|icnce:.
This seminar will be presented in both English and Spanish. To RSVP for Spanish
speaking attendees call 1-800-669-5556 and ask for Ivonne.
Collecting and Storing Honeybee Products
8/11/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: John Christman, Christman Apiary
Ihi: :emincr wi|| ci:cu:: cc||ecling pc||en, hcney :upering, exlrccling cnc
prcce::ing hcney, cnc prcce::ing wcx ccpping: fcr ccnc|e:. Cc||eclicn
cf clher hcneyLee prccucl: inc|ucing prcpc|i: cnc rcyc| je||y wi|| c|:c
Le ci:cu::ec. Ihe prcgrcm wi|| inc|uce c :|ice pre:enlclicn, hcnc:-cn
cemcn:lrclicn, :cmp|e: cf lhe hcneyLee prccucl:, cnc p|enly cf lime fcr
¢ue:licn:.Fcrlhc:elhclLringchclcncvei|,lherewi||Leccemcn:lrclicnin
lhe CCGI cpicry Ly cur hecc Leekeeper, Jchn Chri:lmcn.
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CCGI 22
LED Lighting- 12 Questions You Must Ask When Specifying
Quality LED Solutions
8/11/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Bob Shaw, Lumecon LLC
LED |ighling hc: mcny prcmi:e: cnc mcny Lcc :c|ulicn: in lhe mcrkel p|cce.
Cur 12 Slep Ircining Semincr i: c Lrief cverview cf lhe 12 ¢ue:licn: cne :hcu|c
ccn:icer when evc|ucling ¨Whcl i: c gccc / re|icL|e LED :c|ulicn°" /fler
|i:lening lc cur 12 ¢ue:licn: pre:enlclicn, ycu wi|| Le crmec wilh effeclive
crileric lc en:ure lhcl ycu c|wcy: gel ¢uc|ily LED :c|ulicn: lc fil ycur nexl
|ighling / relrc-|cmp prcjecl.
Bed Bug Control Through Proper Building Management
8/14/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Ruth Kerzee, Safer Pest Control Project
8ecLug:crecgrcwingi::ueinChiccgccnclhewcr|c.Ihi::emincrwi||cccre::
Lec Lug ccnlrc| lhrcugh prcper Lui|cing mcncgemenl lc he|p recuce lhe
ineffeclive cnc ccngercu: u:e cf pe:licice:. Effeclive|y ccnlrc||ing Lec Lug:
re¢uire:cnewper:peclivecnclcc|:.Ihi::emincrwi||he|plcfccu:ycureffcrl:.
Natural Skincare 101: Oils, Scrubs, and Masks
8/15/2012 from 6:30-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Heather Grance, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
LOCATION: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive
FEE: $10 for Nature Museum members, $15 non-members
Ever wcncer cLcul lhe ingrecienl: in :kin ccre prccucl:° We ccl Lecrn
cLculccmmcn|yu:ecccmmercic|ingrecienl:cnchcwlccrecleycurcwn
:kinccre rculine u:ing nclurc| {cnc eciL|el) ingrecienl:. /llencee: wi|| mcke
cnclckenclurc|c|ecn:ingci|,Lccy:cruL,cnc:kinc|ecringmc:k.Frcgrcm
|ecLyNclureMu:eum:lcff.
To register visit naturemuseum.org, email adultprograms@naturemuseum.org
or call 773-755-5122.
Solar Water Heating – High Performance
Systems Designs
8/16/2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SPEAKER: Alex Kelley, VELUX America
/ ccmprehen:ive, ecucclicnc| prcgrcm lc ccmmuniccle prc:/ccn: cf
cifferenl Sc|cr Wcler Hecling {SWH) :y:lem ce:ign:, ccce i::ue: wilh SWH,
cncmcrkellrenc:ccvcncingSWHinlheUS.Ihi::emincrwi||c|:chigh|ighllhe
ccvcnlcge: cf c pre-engineerec :c|cr wcler hecling :c|ulicn fcr re:icenlic|
cnc :mc|| ccmmercic| cpp|icclicn:. Fcrlicipcnl: wi|| |ecve wilh c Leller
uncer:lcncing cf lhe cc:l:, Lenefil:, cnc relurn cn inve:lmenl cf SWH. /l//
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CCGI 23
Bringing Nature Home
8/16/2012 from 12:30-2:30 PM
SPEAKER: Doug Tallamy, Professor and Author
LOCATION: Fifth Floor Millennium Park Room, Chicago Cultural
Center, 78 E. Washington St.
FEE: Free
Wcu|c ycu |ike lc hcve c hec|lhy ecc:y:lem crcunc ycur hcu:e° Ccme
Le in:pirec Ly Dcug Ic||cmy, prcfe::cr cnc chcir cf lhe cepcrlmenl cf
enlcmc|cgycncwi|c|ifeecc|cgycllheUniver:ilycfDe|cwcre.Hewi||high|ighl
:imp|e chcnge: ycu ccn mcke in lhe mcinlencnce cf ycur |cnc:ccpe lhcl
wi||mckeccrucic|cifferencelcwi|c|ifecnche|pprcleclLicciver:ily.Dcug
Ic||cmy culhcrec 8ringing Nclure Hcme, which wcn lhe Gcrcen Wriler’:
/::cciclicn 2008 Si|ver Mecc| /wcrc.
Brought to you by the Lurie Garden. Space is limited and pre-registration is
required. Call 312-742-TIXS (8497).
Biorational and Biological Pesticides
8/18/2012 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
SPEAKER: Shawn Kingzette, The Care of Trees
lnlrccuclicnlclerminc|cgycfnewermcreenvircnmenlc||yfrienc|ype:licice:
cnc hcw lhey ccn Le u:ec lc recuce lhe ri:k cf hcrming pecp|e cnc lhe
envircnmenl when mcncging pe:l prcL|em: in lhe gcrcen. Ihi: :emincr
wi|| :pecificc||y ccver culcccr cpp|icclicn:, mc:l|y cn lree:, :hruL:, cnc
crncmenlc|p|cnl:.
Ecology of Design Part II: Method and Application
8/18/2012 from 1:00-3:00 PM
SPEAKER: Michael Iversen, University of Illinois at Chicago
Fcrl ll cf c lwc-pcrl :erie:, pre:enl: c melhccc|cgy, UrLcnizec Ecc:y:lem:¹
{UrLEccSy:¹), which mcce|: :pecific urLcnizec crec: c: ccmp|ex, cyncmicc|
ecc:y:lem:, Lc:ec cn :ccping, invenlcrying, cnc c::e::ing lheir crilicc|
vcricL|e: cnc re|clicn:hip: c: repre:enlec Ly lhe f|ux cnc cyc|ic prcce::e:
cf energy, mcleric|:, cc:l:, cnc infcrmclicn. Such cn cpprccch i: :cc|cL|e
cnc lrcn:fercL|e lc neighLcrhccc:, ccmmunilie: cnc regicnc| cpp|icclicn:.
/ prccf-cf-ccncepl cpp|icclicn wi|| Le feclurec c: c cc:e :lucy. Ihi: c|c:: i:
reccmmencec fcr pecp|e :eeking c Green Iech U Cerlificcle. /l//CES: 2LU
Summer 2012
CCGI 24
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CCGI 25
EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
The Chicago Center for Green Technology’s
10th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, June 16th, 2012
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Free registration
Ihe Chiccgc Cenler fcr Green Iechnc|cgy {CCGI) i: ce|eLrcling il: 10-yecr
/nniver:crywilhcnevenlprcmclinggreenLui|cingcnc:u:lcincL|eprcclice:.
F|cnneccclivilie:inc|uce:
- / 8ui|c Smcrl Expc fecluring 40 prccucl/:ervice venccr:
- Mini-pre:enlclicn: Ly experl: ci:cu::ing green prcgrcm: cnc incenlive::
- Gcme: fcr everycne, inc|ucing Lcg lc:: cnc c cunk lcnk:
- / :c|cr pcwerec DJ :y:lem cnc :cunc :lcge:
- Fccc :upp|iec Ly |ccc| venccr:: cnc
- /n cfler-evenl pcrly cl Chri:ly WeLLer Lcnc:ccpe:.
ln cccilicn, lhere wi|| Le :pecic| cppecrcnce: Ly lhe Cily cf Chiccgc’:
Chief Su:lcincLi|ily Cfficer Kcren Weigerl, Depcrlmenl cf F|eel cnc Fcci|ily
McncgemenlCcmmi::icnerDcvicFeync|c:cncIrcn:pcrlclicnCcmmi::icner
GcLe K|ein.
Jcin CCGI c: il ce|eLrcle: 10 yecr: cf Lringing green lc Chiccgc {cnc
Leycnc). Mcre infcrmclicn i: cvci|cL|e cl http://www.chicagogreentech.
org/10th_Anniversary. Fegi:lrclicn i: free. Fecp|e whc regi:ler Lefcre June
ºlh wi|| Le e|igiL|e fcr rcff|e prize: cnc clher givecwcy: :uch c: c rcin Lcrre|,
weclherizclicn kil, ccmpc:l Lin cnc mcre.
Ihi: evenl i: he|c in pcrlner:hip wilh Green Depot and Christy Webber
Lcnc:ccpe:, cnc i: genercu:|y :uppcrlec Ly WRD Environmental, Peoples
Gas Natural Gas Savings Program cnc Rainbird. Lcck fcr lheir Lcclh: cl lhe
ce|eLrclicnlc|ecrnmcre.
The Living Wall
Donated by Living Art USA™
On display now at CCGT
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AIA Chicago
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Chicago Architecture Foundation
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Green Depot
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CHICAGO CONSERVATION CORPS (C3):
Ycu Ccre. Dc Scmelhing. We´|| He|p.
Fall 2012 Environmental Leadership Training Series
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