TF01 - Seniors Living Green

Friday, November 16 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM | Tour Meet Desk « Back

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Come see how today’s seniors are living green with a tour of three Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) senior living apartments. This tour includes the Pomeroy Apartments and the Kenmore Apartments, both LEED Platinum certified buildings, and the Ella Flag Young building which is participating in the BIT Building program.

Learning Objectives:

Describe water conservation design techniques in residential properties.

Explore options to incorporate ground loop heat exchangers into urban residential properties.

Observe how rooftop gardening programs can be designed and integrated into senior residential high-rise properties.

Explain how to mitigate urban heat island effect with green roofs and material selection.

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Event Type: Tour > Session