Chicago’s 1st GreenStar Certified Home

Featured on the 2014 GreenBuilt Home Tour in Chicago this GreenStar Type 1 gold certified remodel features a completely gutted and restored Chicago Bungalow.This newly renovated home was also completed by the States 1st GreenHome Professional, Ron Cowgill, former NARI  Chicago chapter president. ” To date this home hasn’t even seen 100 gas bills and before the renovation we had seen $500.00 gas bills that likely lead to the foreclosure of this property.” – Ron Cowgill.

Professional: D/R Services Unlimited 

GreenStar Rater: Jason La Fleur: Eco Achievers

Conditioned Square Feet : 3691

Certification: GreenStar Gold Remodel

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Living Room

-Insulated fiberglass entry door
-Saved patched wood floors and baseboards
-New energy star windows
-No VOC paint
-Reclaimed light fixtures and fan
-LED lights
-Reused old doors in mantel area

Dining Room

-Saved patched wood floors and baseboards
-New energy star windows
-No VOC paint
-Reclaimed light fixtures

Kitchen

-Saved patched wood floors
-New energy star windows
-No VOC paint
-LED/CFL lights
-Reused old doors in island
-Energy Star appliances
-Water saver faucet
-Saved and restored transom window over insulated fiberglass entry door
-Baseboard made from Sustainable forest products

1st Floor Bathroom

-No VOC paint
-LED/CFL lights -Water saver faucets
-Dual Flush toilet
-Fan vented outside
-Baseboard made from Sustainable forest products

2nd Floor Bathroom

-No VOC paint
-Reclaimed light fixtures and fan
-LED recessed lights
-Closed cell foam insulation
-Water saver faucets
-Dual Flush toilet
-Fan vented outside
-Baseboard made from Sustainable forest products Basement
-Sealed concrete walls and floor
-InSoFast insulation panels on the exterior walls
-No VOC paint
-Green Guard carpeting
-Reclaimed light fixtures in laundry, wine room and furnace room
-LED recessed lights
-Closed cell foam insulation around rim joist
-Water saver faucets
-Reclaimed 1.6 gal flush toilet
-Fan vented outside

1st Floor Bedrooms

-Saved patched wood floors
-New energy star windows
-No VOC paint
-Reclaimed light fixtures and fan
-Baseboard made from Sustainable forest products

2nd Floor Bedrooms

-New energy star windows
-No VOC paint
-Reclaimed light fixtures and fan
-LED recessed lights
-Green Guard carpeting
-Closed cell foam insulation
-Baseboard made from Sustainable forest products

Whole House & Exterior

Blower door test
Radon test
Air sealed
Restored back porch to a porch (hard to heat and cool)
Removed old deck and salvaged framing and railings to construct new deck
Compost bin
All Debris and left over materials sorted and recycled or donated to the Restore Chicago
-Baseboard made from Sustainable forest products
-Insulated fiberglass entry door
-Reclaimed old back entry door for wine room door
Vented sump pit
-90+ furnace 13 SEER A/C compressor