AWARDS

The Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge provides awards to further recognize and celebrate building teams and individuals who are demonstrating excellence in the field of energy efficiency.

 

 

     

The 2019 Annual Awards Ceremony, held on October 23, 2019 at Michigan Plaza's Tenant Lounge and Conference Center, provided our annual energy efficiency celebration! Retrofit Chicago provided fourteen awards to a variety of winners. Scroll down to see the 2019 winners highlighted in green below!

 

Mayor’s Leadership Circle - PLATINUM: Awarded to any property team that reaches or exceeds a 35% energy reduction for their property in the Retrofit Chicagto Energy Challenge.

  1. 2018: 222 South Riverside Plaza
  2. 2019: 100 North Riverside Plaza
  3. 2019: 100 East Huron Street

Mayor’s Leadership Circle: Awarded to any property team that reaches or exceeds the 20% energy reduction target for their property in the Retrofit Chicagto Energy Challenge. 

  1. 2014: 440 South LaSalle Street
  2. 2015: 125 South Wacker Drive
  3. 2016: 333 North Michigan Avenue
  4. 2016: DePaul University – Richardson Library (2350 North Kenmore Avenue)
  5. 2016: Fifth Third Center (222 South Riverside Plaza)
  6. 2016: ICA GreenRise Uptown Learning Laboratory (4750 North Sheridan Road)
  7. 2016: The AT&T Building (225 West Randolph Street)
  8. 2016: The Inland Steel Building (30 West Monroe Street)
  9. 2016: The Railway Exchange Building (224 South Michigan Avenue)
  10. 2016: The Rookery Building (209 South LaSalle Street)
  11. 2016: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (280 South Columbus Drive)
  12. 2016: University of Illinois at Chicago – Science & Engineering South (845 West Taylor Street)
  13. 2016: University of Illinois at Chicago – Science & Engineering Laboratory East (950 South Halsted Street) and Science & Engineering Laboratory West (900 West Taylor Street)
  14. 2017: 100 East Huron Street Condominium Association (100 East Huron)
  15. 2017: 200 West Monroe Street
  16. 2017: 212 West Superior Street
  17. 2017: 322 South Green Street
  18. 2017: 372 West Ontario Street
  19. 2017: 550 West Washington Street
  20. 2017: Perlstein Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology
  21. 2017: PNC Centre at One North Franklin (1 North Franklin Street)
  22. 2017: Trinity United Church of Christ (400 West 95th Street)
  23. 2018: 440 North Wells Street
  24. 2018: 445 North Wells Street
  25. 2018: 540 West Madison 
  26. 2018: American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Headquarters (2200 West Harrison Street)
  27. 2018: Lurie Medical Research Facility (303 East Superior)
  28. 2018: One North LaSalle (1 North LaSalle Street)
  29. 2018: Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers (301 East North Water Street)
  30. 2018: University of Chicago, Regenstein Library (1100 East 57th Street)
  31. 2019: 300 South Riverside Plaza
  32. 2019: 311 South Wacker Drive
  33. 2019: 625 North Michigan Avenue
  34. 2019: 70 West Madison Street
  35. 2019: The Chicago Bar Association Building (321 South Plymouth)
  36. 2019: The Harris Bank Building (115 South LaSalle)
  37. 2019: Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago
  38. 2019: The Wrigley Building

 

Most Valuable Engineer (MVE): Awarded to a Retrofit Chicago engineer who has gone above and beyond in identifying and achieving energy savings through efficient building operations at his or her facility.

  1. 2014: Shawn Freeman, The Rookery
  2. 2014: Calvin Oaks and Ryan Egan, Chicago Sheraton Hotel & Towers
  3. 2015: Lawrence Lang, 224 South Michigan
  4. 2016: Anthony A. Marzano, 77 West Wacker Drive
  5. 2016: Kevin Kennelly, 200 West Madison
  6. 2017: Nick Kaiser, Shedd Aquarium
  7. 2017: Matt Guidice, 200 West Monroe Street
  8. 2018: Larry Dunn, 1 North LaSalle Street
  9. 2018: Jim Drach, 125 South Wacker Drive
  10. 2019: Steven Colangelo, 70 West Madison Street
  11. 2019: Kevin O'Connor, The Wrigley Building

 

Most Valuable Manager (MVM): Awarded to a Retrofit Chicago property manager or management team member who exemplifies how and why energy efficiency is critical to excellent property management. 

  1. 2015: Myrna E. Coronado-Brookover, 77 West Wacker Drive
  2. 2016: Steve Kamykowski, Kimpton Hotels
  3. 2017: Mark Szewczyk, Michigan Plaza
  4. 2018: Lee Hebert, 200 West Monroe
  5. 2019: Kana Henning, Loyola University of Chicago

 

Most Innovative Project or Partnership: Awarded to a project team or partnership showing exceptional innovation in the field of energy efficiency. 

  1. 2015: Comprehensive Retrofit of Continental Plaza (Hispanic Housing Development Corporation, Affordable Community Energy, Tropic Construction, dbMS, and eConserve)
  2. 2016: Roosevelt Revolving Loan Fund, won by Roosevelt University
  3. 2017: Trinity Sustainability Renovation Project (Trinity United Church of Christ, Brook Architecture, Revere Properties)
  4. 2019: 311 South Wacker Drive for the Wireless Pneumatic Thermostats and Smart Building Technology Project