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ENERGY STAR Scoring Updates Coming August 2018

07.12.18 | Announcements

On August 26, 2018 the EPA will update the performance metrics for various building types in Portfolio Manager based on the most recent market data available from the 2012 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). CBECS is a national sample survey conducted by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) that collects energy-related building characteristics and energy usage data.   WHY UPDATE…More


Driven Doer: Ryan Anderson

07.02.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Ryan Anderson, Lead, Strategy at Delta Institute, who frequently makes and brings bread made of artisan, local grains to the office. What do you do? Broadly speaking,…More


Lumin Helps Chicago Customers Manage Their Energy Bills

06.16.18 | In the News

An article published in Energy News Network details the benefits that Delta Institute’s Lumin has on low-income consumers. Director at Delta Institute, Kevin Dick, explains the impacts that the energy management tools can have on consumers who do not own a smartphone, saving them money and simplifying the process.


7 Steps to Design A Municipal Deconstruction Pilot Project

06.12.18 | Announcements

By Megan Walton An alternative to demolition, deconstruction is the process of dismantling homes or other structures in a way that enables materials to be salvaged and reused. Deconstruction practices reduce construction and demolition waste, reduce air pollution created by demolition, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, abate the need for new landfills and incinerators, preserve resources, save energy by decreasing the…More


Driven Doer: Clayton Harris III

06.06.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Clayton Harris III, Executive Director at the Illinois International Port District. What do you do? I am the Executive Director for the Illinois International Port District…More