A $12 million renovation plan is in the works for Chicago's century-old City Hall.Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office on Thursday announced a plan to rehab the building and reorganize the city office space by the end of 2013.Emanuel's office says the plan will save the city $4 million each year,
The U.S. Army has a goal of "net-zero" energy consumption by 2030. Hewlett-Packard just unveiled designs for a data center that requires no net energy from traditional power grids. Here, Worldview contributor Robert Price shares his predictions of what net-zero design may mean for how we build, consume and live.
All this week, WBEZ is looking at Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days as Chicago mayor.One of Emanuel’s pledges is to push for the creation of the city’s first bus-rapid-transit line. The idea behind BRT is to deliver the benefits of rail at a fraction of the cost.