Solar-Powered Affordable Housing in Chicago

Like the LEED certified Silver Vista Mar development in the Wynwood area of Miami, affordable housing is going green throughout the country. This guest post by Zachary Shahan talks about the Kyocera Solar and VGI Energy partnership that is retrofitting Chicago affordable housing buildings with solar power.

Solar-Powered Affordable Housing In Chicago (via Clean Technica)

Reposted from Solar Love: Kyocera Solar and VGI Energy have teamed up to put solar power on some affordable, multi-family housing units in Chicago. “VGI’s retrofitted buildings throughout Chicago have been outfitted with 20kW rooftop solar arrays, providing electricity from the clean, renewable…

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Melanie Dawn Molina Wood is a Miami native currently living in the historic downtown district. She has earned her LEED Green Associate accreditation, the NAR GREEN designation, and an Eco-broker credential. She is also a proud member of the US Green Building Council, and a member of the Sierra Club. For more information about sustainability in Miami, or to connect with a real estate agent anywhere in the world, contact Melanie Dawn by text/phone at 305.801.3133, or by email at

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