Illinois LEED for Homes recently got a big boost when the 11 townhomes built by Brinshore Development in Highland Park received their LEED Gold certifications. The best part is, the […]
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In residential construction under LEED for Homes, using FSC certified wood is not required, unless tropical wood is planned for the project. However, there are points available to reward and the use of FSC lumber as an under the Materials and Resources credit MR 2.2 Environmentally Preferred Products (EPP) , but using FSC lumber is not explicitly required.
Chicagoland will be bursting at the seams with capacity to build green homes after people attend the LEED for Homes workshop taught by USGBC on Wednesday, November 3 at the Merchandise Mart. Here are the course details
The Illinois Solar Energy Association is coordinating its annual Solar Tour on October 3, 2009. This year, several LEED for Homes projects are participating on the tour.
Last month, Illinois received its third LEED for Homes certified project (a net-zero energy Platinum home in Chicago designed by Farr Associates). However, while there are many other LEED for […]
The Nautilus House sprung from a need to fix a leaky roof, and a vision for energy and water independence on a beautiful wooded building site. Form follows function in […]
View / Download Project Profile and Video Here Architect: Danny Forster (Harvard graduate) Host of Build it bigger on the Discovery Channel The first LEED Gold Certified home in all […]
Once we got into the process, we learned that certifying our home meant we were getting a guarantee that it was built correctly and operating efficiently. How many homes come […]
Designed by Image Design LLC and constructed by Hybrid Homes LLC, both of Western Michigan, the home is built with insulated concrete forms and uses Andersen Windows’ 400 series to […]
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