How Chicago Can Make an Even Bigger Impact with Building Retrofits

Read the full post at GreenerBuildings.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced a program to make the city’s buildings more energy-efficient. Now that he’s taken a bold step to save taxpayer dollars and create hundreds of jobs by shaving the energy consumption of City Hall, the Harold Washington Library and other government buildings, what’s next?

Emanuel plans to issue a request for proposals from energy service companies (ESCOs), that — upon being selected — will analyze each of the nearly 100 buildings for energy saving opportunities.

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