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Chicago's iconic skyline showcases the city's proud leadership in global business and innovative architecture. Thanks to Retrofit Chicago’s Commercial Buildings Initiative, these buildings themselves are now efficiency leaders, executing cutting edge retrofits that will lower costs and battle climate change while reducing their energy use by 20% and creating a more sustainable Chicago.

Chicago Joins the Better Buildings Challenge

Because of Retrofit Chicago’s municipal and commercial building programs, the city was able to join this national leadership initiative. 
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Participants Reduce Total Energy Use

Two years into the program, participants reduce energy use by 7%. read more

Best Practices Report Now Available

NRDC documents how Retrofit Chicago's Commercial Buildings Initiative is achieving measurable efficiency impact.
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