Join the USGBC - Illinois Chapter's, Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch at NIU-DeKalb for an education program on green building and financing options directed to municipal and school leaders, planners, and the building community. A case study will be featured entitled Creative Financing Options for Municipal-Led Green Property Development: Building a LEED Silver, City Hall, in Mundelein, Illinois. Sustainability is an often heard term but what does it really mean and how can it be implemented by a city planner, contractor or engineer? "Going Green and Paying for It: Green Tools for Municipalities" features a panel discussion and case study providing guidance on how to start saving energy and money through green building practices and energy conservation. Learn about the true value of incorporating energy efficiency, the role of alternative energy, and available funding assistance and financing options.
Date: September 28, 2011 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Location: NIU-DeKalb (Engineering Building), 231 North Annie Glidden Road DeKalb, IL 60115 Cost: $10 – USGBC-Illinois Chapter Members , Government & Municipal Leaders, and Students, $20 - Non-Members