Entries by Brett Little

Welcome GHI’s New Executive Director, José Reyna

José Reyna grew up in the Grand Rapids area; attended GR Public Schools, earned his BA in Sociology at GVSU, and his Masters in Public Administration Degree at Western Michigan University. Reyna has dedicated his career to public service and has served as a Deputy for the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, HR/EEO Director for the […]

Brendan Molony Joins GHI Board Term 2021 – 22

Brendan Molony is a graduate of Aquinas College with a bachelor’s degree in sustainable business and for the last six years has lead the sustainability program at Bronson Healthcare Group. Brendan has a passion to drive organizational and community development, while taking into account the people, planet, and financial success. Focusing on waste reduction, mobility, green […]

Madeline Walker Miller Joins GHI Board 2021 – 2022 Term

Madeline Walker Miller is the Founder and CEO of NexTiles, a Detroit-based textile recycling company that converts textile waste into building insulation. Her professional background focuses on reducing textile waste and its harmful impacts to our natural environment. Her company specializes in creating secondary uses for textiles and engaging more Detroiters in creating circular economy solutions. She is […]

Bill Spohn Joins GHI Board 2021 – 2022 Term

Welcome, Bill Spohn, P.E. to the GreenHome Institute Board of Directors for 2021 – 2022! Owner of TruTech Tools, LTD. Bill is an entrepreneur who is willing to listen, learn and cooperate to better the world in any small way he can. Bill sits on the GHI education committee and lives in a newly built […]

Christine Mwangi Joins GHI Board 2021 – 2022 Term

Christine Mwangi, BSc., MPharm, Founder – Be a Rose, Inc,  President – Grounded in Equity, LLC Christine Mwangi is a change agent who has utilized her entrepreneurial background to establish a charitable organization that has helped educate hundreds of marginalized women on critical women’s health matters. As a global citizen who has lived, worked in and […]

GHI member renovation aims for LEED and pre certifies zero energy capable

Baker+Myers SmartHaus is a LEED registered home aiming for Platinum v4.1 and is pre-certified to be Zero Energy Capable brought to you by our member company Smart Haus Wexler / Kollman and verified by members Eco Achievers.  It will ideally use about a tenth the heating energy of a built- to-code home, and about 109% […]