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

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 ...

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