Net Zero Energy 189-Acre Development Planned for Illinois

Published in Energy Manager Today: Burr Ridge, Illinois-based real estate company Hawthorne is currently planning a net zero energy housing and commercial development for Lockport, Illinois. The project, located about 30 miles southwest of Chicago, calls for 500 homes as well as a shopping center and a charter school. In August, New Buildings Institute found that the number of net zero energy commercial buildings in the US doubled between 2014 and 2017.

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