The Jackson Renaissance wins prestigious preservation award

The Jackson Renaissance recently won a Scott County Preservation Award. The awards are presented by members of the Scott County Historical Preservation Society. The Jackson Renaissance consists of two buildings, an existing historic structure and a new addition with connecting link. The existing building, built in 1893, originally housed a public elementary school, Jackson School…

Country Lane Apartments achieves Enterprise Green Communities Certification

Country Lane Apartments in Sterling, Illinois, recently received Enterprise Green Communities Certification. This 48-unit development with a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom units. With a rigorous standard, Enterprise Green Communities Certified Projects must achieve standards in Integrative Design, Location and Neighborhood Fabric, Site Improvements, Water Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Materials Beneficial to the Environment, Healthy…

2014 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Worn Jerabek Architects was a proud Silver sponsor of the 2014 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. The conference, hosted by both the Illinois Housing Council and the Illinois Housing Development Authority included two days of valuable panels, dynamic speakers and important networking with fellow affordable housing professionals throughout Illinois.

 

Blue Sky Meadows achieves LEED for Homes certification with a silver rating

Blue Sky Meadows, a 40-unit, affordable housing development in Havana, Illinois, received LEED for Homes Certification with a silver rating. Included in the certification was achieving Energy Star of New Homes certification. The homes employ green features such as as energy efficient appliances, high efficiency furnaces and cooling systems, water conserving plumbing fixtures, and use…