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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

Tags: National, Building, Standard, Homes, for

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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Brett Little replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"We are working with the City of Holland (Michigan) on their Community Energy Plan and they funded us to do 50 + pilot scores in the region. We are doing a large study with a PHD student and hope to release it soon on the effectiveness score. We also…"
Jan 4
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Brett Little replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"Get at me Dave - We are building a customized tool that can generate HES and pick up green home features eventually leading a green score as well. Brett.Little@greenhomeinstitute.org"
Jan 4
Brett Little replied to Tom White's discussion How do you define and guarantee quality?
"People don't know what they don't know. The program(s) guide one to spot obvious building failures and give recommendations to improve along with a mechanism for post-testing follow-up. Obviously, this does not get implemented unless it…"
Dec 29, 2016
Brett Little replied to Tom White's discussion How do you define and guarantee quality?
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Oct 13, 2016
Brett Little replied to Tom White's discussion How do you define and guarantee quality?
"Fantastic work here but the answer to your question " How do you define and guarantee quality? Is that we need 3rd party verification and quality assurance programs utilized and hold people accountable. Programs LEED, GreenStar, PHIUS, LBC,…"
Oct 13, 2016
Brett Little commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Better Building Codes Empower Utah Homebuyers to Look for Energy Efficiency
"New rating? This is just HERS. Good news!"
Sep 6, 2016
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Brett Little replied to Rob Madden's discussion Indoor Air Quality Monitors and Meters
"Great! Email me at Brett.Little@greenhomeinstitute.org"
Jul 29, 2016
Brett Little replied to Rob Madden's discussion Indoor Air Quality Monitors and Meters
"We are looking to add IAQ testing pre (in remodels) and post in new and remodels and set threshold standards for health points to be awarded in the GreenStar Homes Certification program.  Is anyone interested in helping with…"
Jul 29, 2016
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West Michigan Organizations Awarded LEED Homes Power Builders

Recently two West Michigan Organizations were awarded the distinguishing “LEED Homes Power Builders Award by the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council). Through this award and others, the USGBC recognizes projects, architects, developers and home builders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in the residential green building…See More
Jul 29, 2016
Karen Eppright replied to Brett Little's discussion Green Building Program Manager Job Opening in the group Job Board
"Hi, I just saw your job posting.  I see the deadline was March 31st.  Have you found your new Green Building Program Manager? If not, please contact me 210-862-0644. Thank you, Karen Eppright"
Apr 7, 2016
Brett Little liked Ryan Miller's discussion Wouldn't it make more sense to post jobs on a single board nationally?
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Green Building Program Manager Job Opening

BACKGROUND:The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability (AES) DBA GreenHome Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the renovation and construction of the places we live. We are seeking a team member to help further our mission and assist homeowners and project teams. A passionate individual who wants to be a part of the change happening in the sustainable residential industry is preferred.Primary Job Duties:Oversee…See More
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This group is for posting jobs related to all aspects of the home performance industry including energy auditors, technicians, and weatherization pros.See More
Mar 4, 2016

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Living Future Accreditation (LFA), LEED APH, GreenStar Professional
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126 Unit Apt Complex East Lansing goes LEED Gold - How?

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 8:08am 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 5:30pm 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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