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West Michigan Organizations Awarded LEED Homes Power Builders

Started Jul 29, 2016 0 Replies

Recently two West Michigan Organizations were awarded the distinguishing “LEED Homes Power…Continue

Tags: Above, Code, Building, Green, for

Do you know how to make sense of all the green home certifications and labels?

Started Apr 10, 2015 0 Replies

When it comes to building, remodeling, designing or developing a residential single or multi family building there are many options and choices to show that it was done “Green”. …Continue

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MI's First GreenStar Certified New Home nears 0 energy

Started Dec 23, 2014 0 Replies

During the time when Marsha & John Reeves were in the market for a new home after deciding to move from…Continue

Tags: Metal, Near, Roof, Rain, catchment

What do you think of the LEED Platinum affordable rehab?

Started Jun 13, 2014 0 Replies

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (Akron YouthBuild) partnered with Saint-Gobain through the Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation with support from the Saint-Gobain family of companies, to complete…Continue

 

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Using the GreenStar Tool to (Re)build Better and Market Your Sustainable Business - Free CEU Webinar at Online

October 18, 2017 from 12pm to 1pm
The GreenStar program is designed to give professionals, DYI homeowners, designers, remodelers and/or developers a simple way to organize a green building project through each of the main building components ( HVAC, envelope, plumbing and etc) and how each can be improved through the 5 pillars of green. Energy, health, water, materials, and place. The tool can be used to generate green building bids, specifics, scopes of work and contract language to help subs and builders understand what needs…See More
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Alliance for Environmental Sustainability
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Living Future Accreditation (LFA), LEED APH, GreenStar Professional
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Sustainability in residential new & existing homes.
Restorative Buildings
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126 Unit Apt Complex East Lansing goes LEED Gold - How?

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 11:08am 0 Comments

The 126 apartments that were renovated for this project were made possible by the Hometown Housing Partnership (HHP) of East Lansing.  HHP is a nonprofit that has been providing access to affordable housing for over 20 years, and was formerly known as East Lansing Housing and Neighborhood services.  In…

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Despite record breaking cold winter our MI GreenStar Certified home saved 50% Energy!

Posted on May 31, 2014 at 8:30pm 14 Comments

Despite the extreme record breaking cold this winter, we still saved nearly 50% energy compared to the home prior to the remodel and about the same compared to conventional homes in West Michigan.…
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Sean Lintow proposed rails and clips (re: first comment in this discussion), but in the context of…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I missed where the suggestion for rails came in. The plywood would not need any rails. 4+ inches is…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I'm a little confused about the necessity and purpose of using support rails if working on…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"If you insulate master bedroom and family room from below, you definitely need more R-value than…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Brad, I was only talking about using EPS between the ridges, if necessary, to conform to bolts.…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It kind of depends on the PIC. Not all insulation is made the same. Here in VT (and all of New…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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