28 Mar '12, 6pm

@MiletusGroup #ArchitectureFirm goes #CarbonNeutral @HomeEnergyMag

@MiletusGroup #ArchitectureFirm goes #CarbonNeutral @HomeEnergyMag

This is a sketch of Miletus Group's Shotgun Homes project, which offers current and near-term housing solution for post-Katrina New Orleans. Miletus Group , an architecture firm that specializes in sustainable building practices in onsite, prefab, and modular offsite homes, recently made a big announcement: they've achieved carbon neutrality in all of their production facilities and offices. A first in the field, the achievement has also led the company to reach even higher, striving for net zero emissions by 2030 in accordance with the American Institute of Architects’ AIA 2030 Commitment program. (The AIA Commitment program’s objective is to commit all architects to reaching carbon-based energy free designs by 2030.) Group Effort Miletus began converting its production facilities back in 2009 to become as energy efficient as possible. The undertaking proved a challenge, ...

Full article: http://www.homeenergy.org/show/blog/id/236/nav/blog

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