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With ten years of experience selling spray foam insulation in Chicago, Tom Decker as the owner/ operator is THE person to call and the organization to hire when you are looking for top notch quality and performance as well as someone who can deal with the needs of code officials, home owners and general contractors.  Call the others in Chicago, if you are interested in the cheapest price, call Chicago Green Insulation if you are interested in using your dollars to make Chicago a better city for all of us!

Tom is a licensed provider from three spray foam manufacturers. Tom is a premier user of PolyMac spray foam equipment, the best equipment in the foam insulation industry.  Tom is a professional who cares deeply about the services offered to families and businesses. For the first 20 years of his professional life, Tom worked in the residential youth service world providing programs for kids from the inner city and suburbs to develop and grow. Tom currently serves on the advisory board of Community Partners for Affordable Housing, Youth Build of Lake County, Sustainable Partners for Lake County.  Chicago Green Insulation was the 2017 Employer of the Year for the Lake County Coalition to End Recidivism.  Chicago Green Insulation is a proud member of the two national bodies that govern the spray foam insulation world Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance and Insulation Contractors Association of America. As of January 2018, Chicago Green Insulation is now a member of Insulate America, a premier buyers group of some of the top independently owned insulation companies around the US!

Tom has served in various roles with Habitat for Humanity and many other not-for-profit organizations who share his commitment to making the world a better place.


Tom has been recognized by multiple organizations for his work with foam insulation and social justice.  Presently Tom is working with Lake County Workforce and the Obama Foundation efforts to end street violence, address employment and opportunity and create affordable green energy efficient housing.  Tom is currently working with several individuals to help start a brand new 501C3 Revolution Workshop working to solve the issues of labor and economic opportunity through the creation of high end custom tables that will break down walls and build opportunity.  Tom is also actively supporting the creations of a Highland Park location for Curts Cafe, an Evanston based social enterprise helping high school dropouts get their GED and the soft skills necessary to be successful!


Mission Statement: To make Chicago the safest and most energy efficient city in the world by 2027!


Crains Chicago: https://tinyurl.com/yc845nfx 

Chicago Green Insulation is recognized by peers for our outstanding work with local code officials

http://sprayfoammagazine.com/code-officials-friend-foe/​

WBEZ, Every Other Hour.Two Employers Make The Case For Hiring Ex-Offenders http://tiny.cc/294cny


Verde Podcast: Chicago Business Stories: http://resources.verde.expert/social-enterprise

Natural Awakenings: http://www.nachicago.com/CHI/December-2017/Tom-Decker/

Voyage Chicago Article: http://voyagechicago.com/interview/meet-tom-decker-chicago-green-insulation/

Demilec Blog: https://www.demilec.com/Blog/2017/July/CONTRACTOR-SPOTLIGHT-Tom-Decker-of-Chicago-Green.aspx

Green Pro Chicago: http://greenprochicago.com/2014/02/08/helios-construction/

National Soybean Board: http://www.soybiobased.org/news-and-updates/biobased-insulation-warms-up-the-windy-city/

Cook County Chronicel: http://chronicleillinois.com/news/cook-county-news/small-businesses-relish-chance-hire-ex-cons-youth/

Goldman Sachs 10KSB Award for doing the most business with other alumni of the program: http://10ksbchicago.com/new-alumni/


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Member of Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Cohort 11 (ask me if you would like more information)
Member of Highland Park Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Insulation Contractors Association of America
Member of Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
Member Advisory Board, Community Partners for Affordable Housing
Winner of 2014 Leadership in Construction Award, Habitat for Humanity of Lake County, IL
"We can't solve problems using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." Albert Einstein 
One of my great passions is to help people achieve their dreams. If you know of good people struggling to achieve their dreams I would like to use my network to help write the next chapter in their life story.  Please feel free to pass on my email and phone number.