Entries by Brett Little

10 tested pro-tips to getting to zero energy

Getting to zero energy is easier now than ever. Costs are coming down and building codes are changing so the bar is already set higher. Return on investment in these types of homes are coming quicker as energy prices begin to climb. According to the Net zero energy coalition there over 13,000 units and a 70% […]

GreenHome Institute continues Green Affordable Housing Initiative after receiving Wege Foundation Grant.

GreenHome Institute continues Green Affordable Housing Initiative after receiving Wege Foundation Grant.  Grand Rapids, MI February 2018 Thanks to a 2018 Wege Foundation Grant, the GreenHome Institute will continue working on the Grand Rapids Green Affordable Housing Initiative this year. This program helps residential developers get access to education, training, resources, credentials, energy modeling and […]

Jeff Dombrowski, affordable housing developer to lead GHI as president through 2018

With nearly 20 years of experience in housing program management, I am a dedicated, highly committed leader in real estate with extensive expertise in community assistance and outreach, mortgage lending, and commercial and residential real estate development. I have always focused on doing what’s best for my customers – and that means working with them […]

Danny McGee, Sustainability Consultant takes Vice President Roll on GHI Board

“Danny is a sustainability consultant for the Sustainable Research Group, working on projects that range from climate change risk assessments, green product certifications, life-cycle assessments, energy analysis, and greenhouse gas calculations. His passion and interests are rooted around sustainable buildings, affordable housing, and community development. He previously worked providing engineering services to improve housing conditions […]