Project
McCormick Place Convention Center West Expansion *
Location: Chicago, IL
Architect: A. Epstein & Sons International
Client: City of Chicago
Services: Energy
Green
Property: Cultural & Entertainment
LEED: LEED NC Certified
Size: 2.3 million

Vidaris professionals performed energy and LEED analyses for this major expansion of the convention center.  Project features included energy efficiency measures that achieve 26% energy cost savings (vs. the referenced ASHRAE standard), 3.5 acres of vegetated roofing, and a dedicated stormwater collection and tunnel system that transports clean runoff from the site directly to Lake Michigan.  The work was started when Vidaris professionals were part of another company.  The project team included A. Epstein & Sons International as architects and engineers.