Webinars

GreenBuilt Home Tour Webinar 5: Homeowners Discuss How to Green Your Home

GreenBuilt webinar 5

2021-09-15T16:00:00 - 2021-09-15T17:30:00

Whether you’re a homeowner just starting your sustainability journey or an experienced DIYer looking for your next project, this webinar will help you find inspiration.

Multiple homeowners will share the minor renovations and projects they’ve recently tackled in their Illinois homes that resulted in energy savings — making an impact for the planet and the wallet.

Learn more about the GreenBuilt Home Tour: https://www.greenbuilthometour.org/

GreenBuilt Home Tour Webinar 3: How to Prioritize Sustainability Projects for an All-Electric Home

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2021-08-25T16:00:00 - 2021-08-25T17:30:00

Illinois Green Alliance invites you to our free webinar covering how to prioritize decarbonization projects in your home and home walkthroughs from two homeowners that are part of the ComEd all-electric pilot.

Attendees will leave with tips and tools for decarbonizing and reducing your energy bill through an all-electric retrofit. 

Learn more about the GreenBuilt Home Tour: https://www.greenbuilthometour.org/

GreenBuilt Home Tour Webinar 2: A Tale of Two Codes: Adapting Your Approach to Net Zero New Construction

GreenBuilt Webinar II

2021-08-11T16:00:00 - 2021-08-11T17:30:00

This new construction focused webinar will feature 2 net zero homes — one in Western Springs, IL and one in Boulder, CO. Builder Scott Sanders and architect Nate Kipnis will discuss the approaches taken for these homes — representing varied market demands and different code requirements.

Learn more about the GreenBuilt Home Tour: https://www.greenbuilthometour.org/

GreenBuilt Home Tour Webinar 1: How a Frank Lloyd Wright Home Found Its Path to Net Zero

GreenBuilt Webinar 1

2021-07-28T16:00:00 - 2021-07-28T17:30:00

Illinois Green Alliance invites you to our free GreenBuilt Home Tour Series webinar covering a sustainability upgrade for a historic and iconic home.

The Oscar B. Balch House is a 110-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright designed home in Oak Park, IL. Incorporating preservation techniques with cutting-edge decarbonization technology, this unique case study has takeaways for any homeowner who wants to map out their plan for a high performance home.

NetZeroBuild Summit Webinar Series: Charging the Midwest for the Renewable Energy Revolution

NetZero Build series

2021-07-06T11:00:00 - 2021-07-06T12:00:00

Consumer interest in renewable energy is growing – ‘clean power’ sales doubled between 2010 and 2014, and then doubled again between 2014 and 2019. In 2019, renewable energy consumption grew to a record-breaking 11% of total US energy consumption – a record that has now been hit for four consecutive years. Morgan Stanley shared that renewables buildout is driving significant growth for utilities.

NetZeroBuild Summit Webinar Series: Taking Urgent Strides to Accelerate the Embodied Carbon Emissions Learning Curve

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2021-05-06T11:00:00 - 2021-05-06T12:00:00

Close to 40% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come from building operations and building materials and construction. 28% of the global building sector emissions is embodied carbon versus 72% building operation emissions. As building operations are anticipated to become more efficient, the global embodied carbon share is expected to rise further.

Energy Winners and Losers

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2020-10-21T11:00:00 - 2020-10-21T12:30:00

As the nation heads towards Election Day, will climate and energy policy shape electoral politics? What policy proposals are generating buzz and which ones will make the biggest impact towards actually reducing emissions?
 
Speakers

Welcome - Ellen Nowak, Commissioner, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin 

Panel 

  • Denise Bode, Partner, Michael Best Strategies LLC 
  • More speakers to be announced soon!

Building Toward Zero Carbon with Grid Flexibility

building to zero

2020-10-14T11:00:00 - 2020-10-14T12:30:00

What building technologies are going to be needed to propel us toward state and utility goals of net zero carbon by 2050? We will focus on grid-interactive efficient buildings and highlight specific emerging technologies that will both provide flexibility on the demand side and engage customers more with their utilities. Learn how homes and businesses will serve as a significant asset to the grid of the future.
 
Speakers

Welcome - Tyler Huebner, Commissioner, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin 

Panel