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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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New Habitat Home Positioned to Receive LEED v4 Certification
December 31, 2014, Comments Off on New Habitat Home Positioned to Receive LEED v4 Certification

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County, a long time partner but new member of the institute, hopes to complete its first LE ...

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Michigan’s First GreenStar Gold Certified New Home
December 23, 2014, 1 Comment

During the time when Marsha & John Reeves were in the market for a new home after deciding to move from the Ann Arbo ...

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Mission Zero Home: A Greenstar Gold Remodel
December 17, 2014, Comments Off on Mission Zero Home: A Greenstar Gold Remodel

While sitting in his living room, spending the day documenting his home to verify all the measures and requirements for ...

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West MI Home Nears Zero Energy – One Thing Missing
September 16, 2014, 1 Comment

We reached back out to Sam Pobst to take a look at his LEED Platinum home and he sent us his latest utility bills of ene ...

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YouthBuild Akron Ohio LEED Platinum Rehab
June 13, 2014, Comments Off on YouthBuild Akron Ohio LEED Platinum Rehab

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (Akron YouthBuild) partnered with Saint-Gobain through the Saint-Gobain Corporation ...

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Indianapolis Restored Home Gets LEED Platinum & Sells Fast!
March 27, 2014, 1 Comment

This home located on Elm St. in Indianapolis, IN was an abandoned space, built in 1910, that was bid on for redevelopmen ...