It may be big but did you see the energy bills?
June 27, 2013, Comments Off

This home was constructed with environmentally friendly materials and products.  The goal was to build a home that didn ...

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Northbrook IL to get first LEED Platinum home
April 5, 2013, 1 Comment

City incentive to bring 40% permit fee rebate Preliminary Platinum LEED Rating HERS Rating 40 (without PV) Built to exce ...

AES Green Building Education
Green Building Winter Trainings throughout the Midwest
December 17, 2012, 2 Comments

As part of the Alliance’s mission to educate the builders, architects, developers and the public at larger on the ...

Cottage Home LEED for Homes Lakefront
Cottage Home Sets New Standard for Sustainable Lakefront Living
September 6, 2012, Comments Off

Using his home building expertise, Brian Bosgraaf started Cottage Home in 2000 specializing in building custom homes alo ...

LEED and Living Building Challenge Workshops in Illinois
April 19, 2012, Comments Off

Earn the LEED Green Associate (LEED GA) and/or learn about LEED for Homes in an upcoming workshop! Mon. May 21 – B ...

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Worlds 1st LEED Platinum & NAHB Emerald Certified Gut Rehab
March 7, 2012, Comments Off

  The goal of this home was to take a foreclosed home in disrepair and turn it into a high performance, healthy, u ...

Illinois Net-Zero-Energy masterpiece producing 40 percent more energy than it consumes
February 13, 2012, 8 Comments

Starting with an eco-conscious dream for a truly green home transformed owner Michael Yannell’s Chicago residence ...

Chicago North Shore Home Earns LEED Platinum
January 11, 2012, Comments Off

A Glencoe, IL home has just been awarded a Platinum rating by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED for ...

Guylas Residence LEED for Homes Platinum Certified
Free Green Building Educational Offering from AES
September 26, 2011, Comments Off

Fall is an exciting time for AES and high-performance homes.  We will be offering several free LEED for Homes introdu ...

LEED platinum-certified home in Chicago is a showcase for stylish living
May 3, 2011, Comments Off

The total cost was $1.6 million. That may seem like a lot of money, but if you look at any other custom-built house this ...