The Luxury Home Market

While solar is comprised of a diverse suite of technologies, there are three main types: photovoltaics (PV), solar heating & cooling (SHC), and concentrating solar power (CSP). Homeowners and businesses interested in going solar are primarily interested in the first two technologies, while utilities and large-scale energy project developers primarily […]

Solar Suites

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(source: Proud Green Home) Driven by strong year-over-year growth in the utility and residential markets, the United States installed 1,330 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the first quarter of 2014. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industry Association’s (SEIA) Q1 2014 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. […]

Residential Outpacing Commercial Solar Photovoltaics

Luxury is back – and in a big way. Sales of homes priced at $1 million or more in the Chicago area jumped 33 percent in 2013 from the year before, according to a recent Chicago Magazine article. The increase was spurred along by the improving housing market and economy, […]

March Newsletter

Built c. 1914 for one of Chicago’s early philanthropists and Sears Roebuck Executives; majestically situated on a near-acre of professionally landscaped gardens in historic Kenwood, this is surely one of the grandest homes in the city. Luxurious…but infinitely livable, this 11,546 sq ft, Beaux Arts home has undergone a complete, […]

The Adler Mansion