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How Much Do Energy Star Appliances Save You?
April 20, 2015, No Comments

By Jonathan Dean Energy efficiency is on everyone’s minds right now, and your home is no exception. In fact, having an ...

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GreenHome Institute Seeking Board Members
April 20, 2015, No Comments

The GreenHome Institute (GHI), a DBA of the Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organizatio ...

Paving the way to stormwater management – Webinar
April 10, 2015, Comments Off on Paving the way to stormwater management – Webinar

Did you know that parking lots and streets can serve as cost-effective, low maintenance, durable paving as well as an ef ...

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Star Residence Goes GreenStar Silver in Wilmette, IL
April 2, 2015, Comments Off on 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 Northe ...

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Terra Green(Star) IL Gold Gut Rehab
April 2, 2015, Comments Off on 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 remode ...

Intro to LEED for Homes V4 – What is the difference? Webinar
March 17, 2015, Comments Off on 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. ...

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MI Solar works in Muskegon – Project update
March 4, 2015, Comments Off on MI Solar works in Muskegon – Project update

Hesselink Installation – Completed May 19, 2014 – Update January 2015 Why?  Someone has to take a risk and star ...

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Better Buildings. Better Business. B4 Conference – Sign up!
February 1, 2015, Comments Off on 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, tech ...

Rural Homes can be Green too!
January 5, 2015, Comments Off on Rural Homes can be Green too!

Sometimes in the Green Building world we look to the urbanization of homes and buildings to improve location efficiency ...

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Chicago’s 1st GreenStar Certified Home
January 5, 2015, Comments Off on 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 ...