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GreenBuilt Home Tour shows off smart-grid solutions:

GreenBuilt Home Tour shows off smart-grid solutions:

Courtesy Beechen & Dill This home in Orland Park, Ill., from Beechen & Dill Homes is part of the Chicago-area GreenBuilt Home Tour. A Chicago area home tour will show off the nuts and bolts of what makes houses energy efficient, including smart thermostats and lighting, furnaces, and solar panels. The 2016 GreenBuilt Home Tour on July 23 and 24 will focus on demonstrating smart home technology and tools that empower residents to save money and energy. The fourth annual event, which provides access to one-of-a-kind homes that show off the latest in green building design and technology, will feature for the first time smart thermostats and smart lighting. These products are in line with Chicago-area utility ComEd's recent rollout of smart meters that allow residents access to their daily and hourly energy, says Brian Imus, executive director of USGBC-Illinois, an organizer o...

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