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LEED Subdivision Announced in New Lenox

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability (AES) is proud to welcome Energy Smart Home Builders of New Lenox, IL as a participant in LEED for Homes. LEED for Homes is a national third-party certification system for energy efficient, healthy, green homes. Energy Smart Home Builders, founded by Phil and Jim Regan, are planning to develop Prairie Ridge Estates, a community of 132 net zero energy homes using solar panels, geothermal power, wind turbines and other technologies. AES will be providing support and the third-party testing and verification for the green homes, which are planned to achieve LEED Platinum certification.

Moving On Up: Home Sales Continue to Rise Around the Chicago Area

Great news for the Chicago real estate market: The sale of existing homes increased almost 50 percent in March compared to a year ago. According to the Illinois Association of Realtors, there were 1,814 Chicago homes sold last month and only 1,212 sold in March 2009; a 49.7 percent increase. That makes March 2010 the …

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