Judith Nemes

Thu, 09/29/2011
A handful of Chicago-area business owners with renewable-energy systems on their premises are inviting anyone curious enough to stop by on Saturday for a firsthand look at how they work.Fifteen businesses are participating in the Illinois Solar Tour, a daylong event of free, self-guided tours where individuals can get a close-up look at solar...
Thu, 06/23/2011
A relatively new Chicago sustainability engineering firm is in expansion mode to help shrink the carbon footprint of cities and existing buildings around the globe. PositivEnergy Practice LLC was formed about 18 months ago by the three partners of architectural firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) and Roger Frechette III, who...
Thu, 04/28/2011
If you’ve taken a cab ride somewhere in Chicago in the last week or so, you probably had a peek at one of the latest green projects by a husband-wife team that’s cutting a swath in the green lifestyles and business sector in Chicago and elsewhere. Video screens mounted in the backseat of more than 1,000 cabs throughout Chicago are now showing a...