Established in 2003, West Ridge Bungalow Neighbors is a voluntary group of neighbors in Chicago who desire to assist each other in preserving and appreciating the homes in our neighborhood; educating each other and the broader public in the value and the story of our neighborhood; and providing resources to each other to improve the quality of our homes, enrich our lives and assure our neighborhood's future.

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Chicago Green Homes Fair: March 15, 2008

Come explore how you can create a more environmentally-friendly home for you and your family. Whether you're planning to remodel or just want to learn what's new on the green building scene, spend some time meeting vendors and retailers with sustainable products to help you make a greener home.

Event details
Saturday, March 15, 2008
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Chicago Center for Green Technology
445 N. Sacramento Blvd.

Admission is free and guided tours of the Chicago Center for Green Technology will occur throughout the day.

Two courses happening during the day are:
Historic Chicago Greystone Initiative
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Historic Chicago Greystone Initiative offers a mix of financial, technical, and historic preservation programming. One of the key goals of this program is to help homeowners identify ways to green their historic greystones. Participants will learn to make their homes more energy efficient, address indoor air quality and other health issues, and how to incorporate sustainable building materials into home improvement.

Green Home Remodeling Guides - An Overview
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Planning a green home project this year? Join Meghann Maves as she introduces you to the City of Chicago's Green Home Remodeling Guides. This series of guides offers information on how to hire green professionals, paint and remodel kitchens, baths & laundry rooms, and how to salvage and reuse materials. This seminar is for the homeowner looking to create an environmentally-friendly remodel.

For more information, download the flyer below or call the Chicago Center for Green Technology at (312) 746-9642.

Chicago Green Homes Fair Flyer

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