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“I let them know I’m from the community, and we want to change lives.” Sustainable Strategies

Melvin Bailey, Executive Director of CMEP

NSP homes are rehabs, which require fewer new materials and have less negative environmental impact than new construction. City of Chicago NSP aims for a minimum of a 2-star environmental rating for each property using the Chicago Green Homes Program. Some properties have incorporated: Energy-efficient windows Rain barrels Solar water heating systems

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