Sustainability

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Urban Innovations is an active partner with EDF Climate Corps' program to help solve environmental problems with cost-saving solutions. As a result, UI has reduced energy use annually by 990,000 kWh of electricity, saving $70,000 a year. Read more.

Energy Star

55% of our commerical buildings are Energy Star, using an average of 35% less energy and releasing 35% less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

222 West Hubbard

Urban Innovations' 57K square foot property at 222 West Hubbard is LEED Core and Shell certified, one of the first loft office buildings in the city to earn the designation. Read more.

Retrofit Chicago Commercial Buildings Initiative

Urban Innovations is a Retrofit Chicago member pledging to reduce energy in our commercial building portfolio by at least 20% within 5 years.

Chicago Green Office Challenge

We encourage sustainability practices among each other and our tenants by participating in Chicago's Green Office Challenge program to help improve energy efficiency in the workplace and at home.