25 Aug '11, 5pm

LEED Platinum Sungazing Home in Utah: I like visiting new green homes like this one, the Sungazing House in Par...

I like visiting new green homes like this one, the Sungazing House in Park City, Utah. I wrote about the home one year ago today and used some informal photos to create a short video embedded above. Since my initial tour, the net-zero, LEED Platinum project has been featured all over the world in such places as Green Builder Magazine and EcoHome Magazine . Green Builder gave it a Grand Award, NAHB gave it a Project of the Year Award, and USA Today featured it on This Week’s Green House. It’s also the first LEED Platinum home in Utah. The construction includes 12.5″ thick Premier SIPs walls, airtightness below 0.6 ACH at 50 Pascals, quadruple-glazed Serious windows, and a 16-inch concrete wall with a custom phase-change wax to increase the wall’s thermal mass. Sungazing House was built by Tall Pines Construction, designed by Jean Yves Lacroix, and enhanced with the energy e...

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thebaghagdiaries.com 27 Aug '11, 8am

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A LEED-certified North Carolina Home Finds Common Ground Between Sustainability and Modern Design:

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ecohomemagazine.com 25 Aug '11, 8pm

The owners envisioned the house as an alternative model for their architecturally conservative community, Petrarca says. T...

Work Begins on New LEED Platinum Prefab

Work Begins on New LEED Platinum Prefab

jetsongreen.com 30 Aug '11, 11am

Cascade Built just announced a new single-family home in the Madison Valley neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. “Alley Ho...

The Home That I Built For My Wife 5 Years Ago via @tekkaus

The Home That I Built For My Wife 5 Years Ago v...

tekkaus.com 25 Aug '11, 4pm

5 years ago in 2007, I built a home for my one and only beloved wife. I spent hours building our dream home right from the...

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declasse.onsugar.com 01 Sep '11, 4pm

Email | | Coming home Sep 01 Leaving for Singapore tomorrow. So much has been happening, I really need this. Need to be ho...

New Norris House Seeks LEED Platinum

New Norris House Seeks LEED Platinum

jetsongreen.com 07 Sep '11, 8am

The University of Tennessee recently opened the New Norris House, a 21st-century home that revisits the old Norris communi...

the smallest LEED platinum home. ecoMOD3: The S...

greensource.construction.com 05 Sep '11, 10pm

: The accessory dwelling unit (ADU) has an efficient, on-demand domestic gas-powered hot water system, and a combined wash...

Vantage Data Centers Latest to Land LEED Platinum Certification

Vantage Data Centers Latest to Land LEED Platin...

greenbiz.com 22 Aug '11, 5pm

Last month, I got a chance to tour Vantage Data Centers' facility in Santa Clara, Calif., which at the time claimed to be ...

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greenbuildingsnyc.com 24 Aug '11, 1pm

You may remember green building mega-gadfly Henry Gifford’s ambitious lawsuit against LEED, and you may even remember Step...

U.S. Army aggressively targets LEED, green building codes

U.S. Army aggressively targets LEED, green buil...

Army Targets Aggressive LEED, Green Building Goals August 18, 2011 By Paula Meltonk This article originally appeared on Bu...

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cagbc.org 02 Sep '11, 12am

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System® encourages and accelerates global a...

Home Improvements that Pay Off - Daily Green

thedailygreen.com 02 Sep '11, 2am

It's no secret that small wind isn't the most profitable option around for homeowners, but small wind turbines have seen a...

Do solar panels actually increase home value? You may be surprised...

Do solar panels actually increase home value? Y...

earth911.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

Two recent economic studies indicate that homes with solar panels sell for a premium over similar homes without solar pane...