Helenowski Net Zero home in Chicago
LEED Platinum Net-Zero in Chicago
September 21, 2010, 2 Comments

Chicago's Helenowski Residence, has joined the prestigious ranks of ultra-green LEED Platinum homes. In fact, it's one o ...

Double-Up Points in MR 2.2 with Reclaimed Materials
August 19, 2010, Comments Off on Double-Up Points in MR 2.2 with Reclaimed Materials

The Materials and Resources (MR) credit 2.2 is one of the more challenging areas of LEED for Homes to get a handle on. F ...

Deconstruction as Alternative to Demolition
March 31, 2010, 3 Comments

The LEED for Homes rating system rewards projects that are developed on sites that have been previously developed, and m ...

LEED for Homes Myth #1: FSC lumber
October 23, 2009, 2 Comments

In residential construction under LEED for Homes, using FSC certified wood is not required, unless tropical wood is plan ...