GTI also works on topics such as smart energy technology, CHP (combined heat and power) systems, and the "whole building approach" to reducing energy consumption.
A sophisticated lighting control system, with timeclock operation, daylighting, and motion sensors controls serves the offices and factory.
A 75,000-square-foot (1.72 acres) rooftop, climate-controlled hydroponic greenhouse built and managed by Gotham Greens will produce more than one million pounds of fresh, pesticide-free produce annually, which will be sold to local restaurants be available to the surrounding community though produce markets.
Experience the area of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, the beautiful Chicago lakefront, and the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park.
Guests view the exterior of the famous Robie House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as some of his lesser known commissions.
The facility will eventually divert over 10,000 tons of food waste from landfills each year, while providing enough electricity to power over 250 homes.
During your tour, you’ll see some of The Plant's closed-loop tech demonstration projects up close, like an aquaponics farm and algae bioreactor.ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration.ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field.Obama’s house can is included as well as sites significant to jazz and blues history.The Prairie Avenue Historic District, Chess Studios and Blues Heaven Foundation and lesser-known Frank Lloyd Wright buildings will be highlighted.The analysis indicated that the building could reduce their annual operating costs by just under 0k.