Cook County saved nearly $8.6 million and significantly decreased energy use in the first two years of implementing energy efficiency improvements by using guaranteed energy savings performance contracts.
New report shows 19 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from County operations
Community shared solar power brings equity, jobs and protects the environment
Initiative encourages economic development; environmental stewardship
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the County’s Dunne Administrative Building has achieved LEED Gold certification.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced changes to the Cook County Department of Environmental Control, including renaming the agency and reducing some of its fees.
Initiative will broaden the reach of solar energy to residents, businesses, institutions
Some County buildings will go dark for global event to call attention to climate change
Cook County will turn off its non-essential lights March 25 to commemorate Earth Hour and call attention to climate change.