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Now, your eco-friendly goals can be met while you stock up at Evanston's "net-zero" Walgreens. The location at 635 Chicago Avenue is being rebuilt with renewable resources in mind. The construction crew drilled 550 feet into the ground to reach natural cooling and heating sources. LED lighting, 800 feet of solar panels along the roof, and two wind-turbines are among the promised "green" features that'll keep the store powered. Finally, there's a way to put Evanston's brutal off-the-lake winds to good use.—Moira Lawler
· Wind-Powered Walgreens Takes Shape on Chicago [Patch]