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How Much Do Energy Star Appliances Save You?

By Jonathan Dean Energy efficiency is on everyone’s minds right now, and your home is no exception. In fact, having an energy-efficient home is a major selling point and can contribute to the property’s overall value. […]

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GreenHome Institute Seeking Board Members

The GreenHome Institute (GHI), a DBA of the Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is celebrating it’s 15 year anniversary in 2015. Our mission is to empower people to make healthier and […]

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Star Residence Goes GreenStar Silver in Wilmette, IL

The client is an empty nester who sought to build a green home in Wilmette.  Previous homes she had built in the Northeast included green ideas and concepts, but she desired to expand from those restricted […]

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Terra Green(Star) IL Gold Gut Rehab

 This is not your average gut/rehab by a “flipper.” It’s IL’s 2nd GreenStar Homes Gold Certified remodel project seeking to preserve and re use a home instead of building new. This home was featured on the […]

Intro to LEED for Homes V4 – What is the difference? Webinar

LEED Building Design and Construction for Homes version 4 (V4) is in many ways different than the previous 2008 version. Come learn about the changes that will take place and be ready for the October 31 […]

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Better Buildings. Better Business. B4 Conference – Sign up!

Position yourself as a market leader. The economy is recovering, more people are remodeling or building new homes, technology is evolving rapidly and laws are changing. The Better Buildings: Better Business Conference provides one central hub where […]

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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, […]

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Implementing LEED for Homes on your Next Project

Learn how to apply the LEED for Homes rating system to a real project by walking through the phases of a typical project and the key decisions that project teams must make, including key stakeholder considerations. […]

Choosing Sustainable Insulation

* Guest post by Emma Pritchard – “Updates by Brett Little in Captions” Good insulation is an important part of creating a sustainable home design, and of retrofitting an existing home to include more sustainable features. If […]

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LEED AP Homes Credential to still remain under version 4

I just got this news in an email from the Manger of USGBC Education Partners, Sabrina Morelli – Fantastic news for the residential greenbuilding industry! Email screenshot below —— Hi Brett, Well turns out the LEED […]

 

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