62 Innovative Green Homes of 2009

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Notwithstanding all the factors hammering the real estate world in 2009, we had the opportunity to cover over sixty-two innovative green homes.  Forward thinkers all over the country, and the world for that matter, are finding ways to develop, renovate, design, and build greener homes in different ways.  Some are more affordable.  Some are more efficient.  Some are certified at the highest level.  Some are prefabricated in days.  They're all interesting and innovative.  Click the text links below for more images and information.

Clayton Homes Unveils the i-House

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Modern EcoDEEP Haus Now Complete!

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Levine Green Home Rehab in Eagle Rock

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Green Prefab Cottage in a Day

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Alter Eco LEED Platinum Luxury Home

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The BUILDER LivingHome by KieranTimberlake

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Ultra Modern, Green Maryfield Home in Utah

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Modern Green Atlanta at 81 Weatherby

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B-Line Small, Stylishly Green Prefab

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A Living House by R&Sie Architects

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Taliesin Mod.Fab™ Now Complete!

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Ideabox Confluence Green Prefab Now Showing!

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Unity House Takes LEED Platinum

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Looking for LEED Platinum in Palm Springs

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Place Houses Prefab in the Pacific Northwest

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Earl's Montesilo House on the Provo River

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Metheny Modular Green Wedge House in North Carolina

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An Affordable Green Habitat for Humanity House

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Platinum Green Home Renovation in Portland

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Platinum HGTV Green Home 2009 in Florida

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Picton Brothers LEED Platinum Home in Connecticut

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Modern Green Home Conserves in Venice

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Efficient Modern Home Built for $70k

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Modern Passive Solar Cascade House in Toronto

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LEED Platinum RainShine House in Georgia

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True Zero Net Energy Home in Vermont

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Blue Sky Homes Green Prefab in Yucca Valley

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Modern Dwelling Shed in Port Townsend

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World's First Active House in Denmark

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Platinum Off the Grid Buffalo House by Studio 804

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Stylishly Small Idea House by Modern Cabana

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First LEED Platinum Home in Virginia

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Green Cubed Home in Phinney Ridge Seattle

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The Ultimate Modern Desert House

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New Lazor Designed Home in Sausalito

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LionForce Efficient Green Home in San Antonio

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Maison IDEKIT Container Home in Quebec

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LEED Platinum UR 45 Home in Dallas

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Low Tech Container Cabin Retreat in Texas

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The Sage Sets a LEED Platinum Record in Eugene

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Beautiful Modern LEED Home in Illinois

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Green Rowhouse Rehab on Montrose in Philadelphia

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Modern Green Homes in Beacon Hill Seattle

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100k House Gets All Sorts of Props in Philly

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A Simple Yet Functional Container Home in Thailand

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Green Simplicity with a Preform Prefab

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Modern Green Container House in Houston

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Net Zero Energy Workforce Homes on Lopez Island

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First LEED Platinum Prefab in New York

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English Residence Relies on Solar Power

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New Orleans Gets Platinum Style Float Home

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Platinum Net Zero Energy Yannell House in Chicago

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Mesmerizing House with a Solar Skin by Team Germany

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Libeskind Villa Prefab Now Complete in Germany

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A Beautiful Green Prefab in Bend Oregon

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Zero Energy Idea House in Washington

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LEED Platinum Ross Street House in Wisconsin

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Efficient SIPs House Now Complete in Portland

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A Super Efficient Straw BaleHaus in the UK

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Living Smart, Green in Salt Lake City

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Efficient SIPs House in Virginia

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First LEED Platinum Renovation in Georgia

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If you like some of these homes, save this article for reference.  Also, for more inspiration, make sure to view our single family archives and last year's innovative green homes.  We'll have more in 2010, and maybe it'll be your home?  Drop us a note when you get a chance.


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  • http://mportlandrealestate.com/ Portland Condo Auctions

    Many of these are such beautiful designs. With all of these options coming up, green building is going to be an exciting field over the next few years.

    -Tyler

  • http://metrohippie.com metrohippie

    You are rock star Preston! Keep up the great work, buddy!

    • http://www.jetsongreen.com Preston

      Thanks, Joshua! That’s nice of you …

  • http://twitter.com/carmen_cecilia Carmen Carreño Suazo

    very interested, thanks.

  • http://www.facebook.com/gretchen.mooreaviles Gretchen Moore-Avilés

    Amazing just beautiful designs not only to look at but also the styles are something I would love to live in. Some times you’ll see some of these houses and they are just pretty to look at that is not the case you are an artist. Great job

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