Electric Home New Construction 101: Envelope, Mechanicals, Solar, Incentives

Join Illinois Green and the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program on February 25th from 12:00 - 1:00 CST for an overview of the all-electric homes pilot program and incentives for 2021!

Discover how other Illinois builders are delivering high-performance, all-electric homes, and stay on top of recent improvements in cold climate heat pump technology. Hear from local experts who are helping Illinois builders be successful. Learn about advances in air-source heat pumps, tight wall assemblies, solar panels, electric vehicles, and smart home technologies present new possibilities for residential construction.

  • Brett Bridgeland – representing ComEd® Energy Efficiency Program
  • Lindsey Elton – Eco Achievers
  • Mike Schaefer – Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US
  • Lisa Albrecht – All Bright Solar and Illinois Solar Energy Association

This event is sponsored by the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program. Builders of high-performance, all-electric homes can receive $2,000 per home for meeting energy efficiency requirements for a tight envelope, all-electric HVAC, heat pump water heating, lighting and appliances. Single-family homes, duplexes, townhomes, 2-4 flats and detached ADUs are eligible. Visit ComEd.com/ElectricHomes, call 855-433-2700 or email BusinessEE@ComEd.com.

Register here.


Webinar: Health in the Home: A Mid-pandemic Reset of How Home Improves Life

This free webinar by Green Builder Media featured Gene Myers from Thrive Home Builders.

Thrive Homes adopted health as one of its three brand pillars in 2015. The pandemic has created heightened consumer awareness of health in the home, and changing consumer expectations are placing new demands on building professionals and manufacturers to make homes healthier.

View the recording here.


Advanced Building Science Webinar Series

This free webinars series by Goud Tarry is presented by Building Knowledge Canada and Enbridge. 

We invite you to join us for a monthly webinar series dedicated entirely to advanced building science.

View upcoming webinars here.


All in-person training is being moved to online digital training. Check out our current offerings here to sign up for sessions.