Navy Pier has been awarded a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Coastal Management Program via the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support the installation of tree tubs as part of the stormwater management system.
Navy Pier has partnered with the Mayor’s Office and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group to help Chicago meet city-wide energy goals and battle climate change by pledging to become an efficiency leader and implementing cutting-edge retrofits that will reduce energy use by 20% over the next five years.
Navy Pier is engaged with DCEO’s Smart Energy Design Assistance Center and to help find ways to improve the efficiency of Navy Pier’s operating systems. Navy Pier has been approved to receive incentives from several of DCEO’s Energy Now! programs to retrofit and install new equipment that will improve the facility’s efficiency and lower energy costs.
Navy Pier has been approved to receive incentives from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to implement several energy consumption reduction measures.
Navy Pier will be receiving a supply of commercial pre-rinse sprayers and high-performance aerators free of charge as part of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance STEP program. These green products will help Navy Pier reach its goal of becoming a more energy efficient facility by reducing water usage and heating and sewer costs.