By Mary Umberger, Chicago Tribune Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Apr. 4--If I don't get this paperwork off the top of my desk, it's going to fall over and crush me.
-- The latest in a bumper crop of benefits for Chicago bungalow owners is a grant to help make the classic single-family residences more energy-efficient.
A $3.5 million grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association can help homeowners improve their windows, doors and insulation and install energy-efficient appliances. No income restrictions apply, but the homes must be certified as eligible -- that is, real bungalows …