14 Feb '12, 3pm

Check out this beautiful green micro-community of homes going for #LEED Platinum in Seattle

Check out this beautiful green micro-community of homes going for #LEED Platinum in Seattle

of Columbia Station was completed this past October and received Built Green 5 star verification (Built Green also highlighted the project as a featured case study last month which is how I caught wind of it). Each of the four completely unique homes — they measure between 1,300 and 1,800-square-feet and come in two bed/two bath and three bed/three and a half bath models — include an exhaustive laundry list of green features: super-tight fiberglass insulation (the homes boast HERS ratings of 53), rooftop gardens, rain barrels, recycled glass countertops, dual flush toilets, low-flow water fixtures, EnergyStar appliances, triple pane windows, heat recovery ventilators, sustainable landscaping, pine flooring re-milled from reclaimed telephone poles, low-VOC paints, finishes, and adhesives, whole home radiant systems, and much more. This first batch of solar -ready models sol...

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LEED for Homes Green Rater Certificate #jobs

usgbc.org 11 Feb '12, 8pm

Overview » Earning the Certificate Training Green Rater Certificate Track All LEED for Homes Green Raters are required to ...

Green Homes to Grow 5-Fold by 2016: Filed under: Energy News

Green Homes to Grow 5-Fold by 2016: Filed under...

cleantechnica.com 13 Feb '12, 3pm

This post was originally published on Climate Progress and has been reposted with permission. With the construction indust...

Green Homes Currently a $17 B Market

Green Homes Currently a $17 B Market

jetsongreen.com 13 Feb '12, 8am

Green homes comprised 17%, or $17 billion, of the overall residential construction market in 2011, according to new findin...

The Greenest of the Green: Earth Advantage’s Top 5 Certified Homes’ Series- #4

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earthadvantage.org 12 Feb '12, 7pm

Earth Advantage's Top 5 Certified Homes' Series rolls on with the 4th highest-scoring home. This home, built by WA Hughes ...

Platinum Home with a California View

Platinum Home with a California View

jetsongreen.com 10 Feb '12, 5am

, a stunning LEED Platinum home owned by Helene Marsh in the San Francisco Bay area. It was designed by Butler Armsden Arc...

Green Homes to Grow Five-Fold:

greenbuildermag.com 18 Feb '12, 12am

McGraw-Hill Construction , a part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remod...

Green Homes Market Expected to Increase Five-Fo...

greenbuildingelements.com 10 Feb '12, 5pm

McGraw-Hill Construction today released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers study at the National Assoc...

Low Power Wireless for Smart Homes...

digikey.com 11 Feb '12, 12pm

Low Power Wireless for Smart Homes Contributed by Publitek European Editors With the reduction in cost and power supply of...

How Businesses are Going Green and Saving Money...

care2.com 13 Feb '12, 2am

Businesses around the world and across the U.S. are coming to realize that many of the steps they’re taking to reduce thei...