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Driven Doer: Spike Schonthal

Driven Doer: Spike Schonthal

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 Spike Schonthal, Delta Institute supporter, and...

Delta Means Change – 20 years of Delta Institute

Delta Means Change – 20 years of Delta Institute

The abandoned lot across the street sits empty littered with trash and debris. Sights like this are common as you travel around Midwestern communities. You’ve seen them and perhaps you’ve wondered - What used to be here? And how can we change it? These plots of vacant...

ENERGY STAR Scoring Updates Coming August 2018

ENERGY STAR Scoring Updates Coming August 2018

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...

Driven Doer: Ryan Anderson

Driven Doer: Ryan Anderson

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...

Lumin Helps Chicago Customers Manage Their Energy Bills

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,...

Driven Doer: Clayton Harris III

Driven Doer: Clayton Harris III

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...

Planning with Coal Plant Communities in Transition

Planning with Coal Plant Communities in Transition

By Emily Rhodes At the beginning of the month, we published our “Coal Plant Redevelopment Roadmap: A Guide for Communities in Transition.” We compiled the lessons we learned alongside communities to ensure that no community has to start their transition from scratch....

Urban Infrastructure Impacted by Changing Climate

Urban Infrastructure Impacted by Changing Climate

An article and video published in CGTN America highlights how city infrastructure is being threatened today by our changing climate. Eve Pytel, Director at Delta Institute, is quoted sharing how our urban infrastructure is compromised and that we need to solve the...

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