Entries by Brett Little

HUD to use LEED ND for Grant Selections

LEED® for Neighborhood Development will be used to score the location efficiency of grant applications. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will apply this criteria to grant submissions to the upcoming Sustainable Communities Planning Grants and others, totaling $3.25 billion in available grant funds.

Building Deconstruction Workshop – Fri June 18

Many LEED for Homes projects use deconstruction. Come to an affordable ($25.00!) full-day workshop that will examine new business and employment opportunities springing up in Northern Illinois and nationally connected with the growing movement toward deconstruction and reuse of building materials. Building Community Assets through Deconstruction and Material Reuse 9AM – 3 PM on Friday, […]

Legal & Business Perspectives on Green Building

Here is an event many LEED for Homes professionals may be interested in. Note: Early bird registration ends on Friday, May 21. Green/LEED Real Estate Conference – Grand Rapids Thinking about building green?  Hear from the experts who can help you do it right.  Discuss practical considerations from a business and legal perspective.

Spicewood Garend Duplexes LEED Silver

Spicewood Gardens is a newly constructed 26 unit senior affordable housing complex located in Sheridan Indian. Every unit includes energy, water and resource efficient features including low flow fixtures, durable local materials, panelized roof and wall systems, native landscaping and energy star windows, doors, lighting, appliances and home certification Local housing authorities have started putting […]