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Creating Corridor of Natural Habitats Along Chicago River Could Create Jobs, Reduce Flooding and Pollution, Study Says

Creating Corridor of Natural Habitats Along Chicago River Could Create Jobs, Reduce Flooding and Pollution, Study Says

A new report commissioned by Friends of the Chicago River says the development of an environmentally friendly “blue-green corridor” along the river system in northeastern Illinois would create $192 million in annual economic benefits, in addition to boosting wildlife, water quality and recreational opportunities.

Strategies to Improve Urban Hydrology

Strategies to Improve Urban Hydrology

Cities can reduce surface runoff and increase groundwater recharge by encouraging their residents to implement simple, hydrologic modifications on individual buildings and single-family parcels.

RCI, Inc. Rebranding as International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)

RCI, Inc. Rebranding as International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)

On April 1, 2019, RCI, Inc., a nonprofit association originally incorporated in 1983 as the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI), will officially become the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)

Extensive Green Roof Maintenance Tips for Spring

Extensive Green Roof Maintenance Tips for Spring

Spring is in the air, and with that comes the important task of preparing green roofs for the season ahead. Good maintenance means good performance!

Faced with Climate Impacts, Communities Turn to Green Infrastructure

Faced with Climate Impacts, Communities Turn to Green Infrastructure

For these communities facing climate impacts, the best way to protect themselves has been to move beyond the grey infrastructure of the past and transition to green infrastructure.