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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Sustainability Simplified Seminar

DuPage County partnered up with Choose DuPage, The Conservation Foundation, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center and Chicago Metro Metal Consortium on October 1, 2015 to educate businesses and manufacturers on how small changes can yield profitable economic and environmental results. Presentations included information on; utilizing green infrastructure to increase productivity and profits, the benefits of participating in the Economy, Energy and Environment (E3) program, and current available grant and assistance programs.

Below are a series of presentations from the seminar. Questions? Email recycling@dupageco,org.

Sustainability, Research and More

Presentation - Introduction to Cool DuPage

  • Tony Michelassi, DuPage County Board, Environmental Committee Chairman

Presentation - The Science of Greenspace

  • Steven Lane, Ecologist / GIS Coordinator, Graf Tree and Natural Resources

Presentation - E3 Program, Economy, Energy, Environment

  • Debra Jacobson, Senior Operations Manager, IL Sustainable Technology Center

Presentation - E3 Program Case Study

  • Anaya Vardya, CEO, American Standard Circuits

Presentation - The Difference of Insulation

  • Bob McGuckin, Apprentice Coordinator/Instructor, Illinois Regional Insulation Contractors, Heat & Frost Insulators - Local 17

Commercial, Small Business Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

Presentation - ComEd

  • Steven LaBarge, Associate Engineer, ComEd

Presentation - Nicor

  • Ed Kris, Program Manager Energy Efficiency, Nicor Gas


Questions? or (630) 407-6700

Thank You to Our Event Partners

University of Illinois

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Conservation Foundation

Chicago Metro Metal Consortium

Conservation Foundation