28 Jan '14, 10pm

The first LEED Platinum–certified single-family home crops up in Savannah's historic district.

The first LEED Platinum–certified single-family home crops up in Savannah's historic district.

Old adages die hard, or so Tommy Linstroth has found. The former developer and current principal of Savannah-based Trident Sustainability Group has interacted with eco-enthusiasts running the gamut from individual homeowners to Fortune 500 executives (whom Trident advises on LEED certification and organizational sustainability, respectively). All expect to pay a premium for going green. “I really wanted to demonstrate what could be done when you get down to fundamentals,” Linstroth says, and the almost-year-old nest he built for his family helps banish sustainability’s luxury reputation. This first LEED Platinum–certified single-family home in Savannah was constructed for $150 per square foot. Slide Show Photo © Angela Hopper Photography ----- Advertising ----- The site is a double lot, rare for Savannah, and it allowed Linstroth to indulge his preference for modern constr...

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