Project featured in Medill Reports Chicago

During our recent open house, two students from the Medill School of Journalism shadowed us and our visitors for several hours. Alan and Drew came equipped with the typical notepad and pen, but also some digital recording equipment.

We were interviewed about our deep energy retrofit and our visitors were asked for their impressions and opinions. I was curious to see what the end product would be like.

Alan sent me an e-mail about two and a half weeks ago to let me know that their article was published in the Medill Reports Chicago.

I like how the Alan and Drew put our project into the bigger green building context. The article also includes a video that is fun to watch.

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About Marcus de la fleur

Marcus is a Registered Landscape Architect with a horticultural degree from the School of Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and a Masters in Landscape Architecture from the University of Sheffield, UK. He developed a landscape based sustainable pilot project at 168 Elm Ave. in 2002, and has expanded his skill set to building science. Starting in 2009, Marcus applied the newly acquired expertise to the deep energy retrofit of his 100+ year old home in Chicago.

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