Bungalow Love: An Energy-Efficient Home in Chicago

These homeowners moved into an energy-efficient home in Chicago that was renovated as part of Chicago’s ongoing environmental efforts, this snug, energy-efficient arts and crafts style home is an inspiration.

Learn how this couple created an energy-efficient home in Chicago. The home—on a street with three other “green” bungalows—is   vintage bungalow. In summer, the small backyard blooms with black-eyed Susans, purple coneflowers, and other perennials. Trench drains route rainwater to the plants—and keep it out of the city sewer system.
Learn how this couple created an energy-efficient home in Chicago. The home—on a street with three other “green” bungalows—is vintage bungalow. In summer, the small backyard blooms with black-eyed Susans, purple coneflowers, and other perennials. Trench drains route rainwater to the plants—and keep it out of the city sewer system.
Photo By Michael Shopenn