Gallery: Harmony House Cat Shelter is Chicago’s First Net-Zero Commerci...


Designed by Farr Associates and dbHMS, Harmony House for Cats‘ brand new shelter is Chicago’s first net-zero commercial building, and is pursuing LEED-NC Platinum certification. Adorned with a striking bright orange and white exterior, the 7,085 square foot single-story building on the city’s north-west side provides state-of-the-art facilities for its feline residents, and it’s powered by an impressive array of geothermal wells, solar thermal panels, and photovoltaic cells.

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