09 Apr '12, 3pm

Green sweeps: HGTV show house up for grabs in Serenbe

Green sweeps: HGTV show house up for grabs in Serenbe

-built home’s green specs include a 1.35-kilowatt photovoltaic array , Andersen 400 Series windows and doors, a light- and radiant heat-reflecting crimp metal roof, Energy Star appliances, water-conserving Moen fixtures, Shaw recycled content flooring, high levels of insulation, LED lighting, sustainable landscaping , reclaimed/recycled/handmade furnishings and decorative accents galore, and toilets that, when local requirements allow, can be connected to Serenbe’s blackwater treatment system which currently provides water for the community’s irrigation needs. Additionally, 75 percent of the construction waste generated by the building of the home was recycled, and any trees felled on the building site were milled for reuse in other construction projects. There’s plenty more on the nuts and bolts of the home’s construction and its green features over at

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/gree...

Tweets

#JetsonGreen Jetson Green | Archive | April, 20...

jetsongreen.com 09 Apr '12, 10am

located in Serenbe, Georgia, a 1,000-acre sustainable development near Atlanta with green homes, shops, and restaurants. T...

How 2 "beautify" an almost windowless north fac...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 10 Apr '12, 4pm

Most passive solar tomes recommend minimizing the size and number of windows in the north facing walls of a house. I'm des...

Farmhouse Modern HGTV Home in Georgia

Farmhouse Modern HGTV Home in Georgia

jetsongreen.com 06 Apr '12, 8pm

located in Serenbe, Georgia, a 1,000-acre sustainable development near Atlanta with green homes, shops, and restaurants. T...

The Cars of the Green Living Show

The Cars of the Green Living Show

treehugger.com 16 Apr '12, 4pm

Whether on the road or at a show, cars take up a lot of space. At Toronto's Green Living Show they were up front and cente...

This is cool! Green Roofs.

livingroofs.org 15 Apr '12, 8pm

Copenhagen and its green roof ambitions Copenhagen is the first city in Scandinavia to have a manditory green roof policy....