LEED-H Silver Kelly Woodford Retreat Near Mt. Hood, Oregon

As one of the first residential LEED homes on the west coast, the Kelly Woodford home is blazing a trail for the future of residential construction.  In addition to its USGBC certification, the home is "net zero energy use" and Energy Star certified.  The 2,000 square-foot, three-bedroom/two-bath retreat has a great view of Mt. Hood and some pretty impressive green features.  Tom Kelly and Barbara Woodford built the home as a family getaway (with the Neil Kelly Company as general contractor), but they’ve also made the home available half the year to Neil Kelly employees to enjoy. 

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By |February 14th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, Modern architecture, Recycled, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Corgan Christens New LEED Silver Headquarters

Today, Corgan Associates Inc. opened the doors to its brand new LEED Silver headquarters.  Corgan is a Dallas-based architectural + design firm and designed the three-story, 60,000 square-foot looker.  Being a tenant […]

By |February 12th, 2007|Categories: Corporate, LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: |0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: Chicago's 340 on the Park Pursuing LEED

Calm, clear, and cool, very cool, 340 on the Park is the logical choice for city living.  It’s rather timely that I picked a Chicago building for today’s Skyscraper Sunday column, because it just so […]

By |February 10th, 2007|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Skyscraper|Tags: , |0 Comments

Climate Change Legal Practice, Green Building Lending, Texas Geothermal, + Green Sans LEED (WIR)

The Law Firm of Holland & Hart Announces New Global Climate Change Practice – The firm is the first and only law firm based in the Rocky Mountains to organize a practice group […]

By |February 10th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, News, Week in Review|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

LEED-H Silver, Energy Star, Earth Advantage – Dolph Creek Townhomes

In Portland, Oregon, there’s a sustainable development called The Headwaters at Tryon Creek, which is a 2.88 acre, master-planned, mixed-income community that prioritizes sustainable building practices, energy + water conservation, wildlife habit […]

By |February 9th, 2007|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar, Vegetation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Michelle Kaufmann Designs' Sunset Breezehouse (F2)

Click for information on the Sunset Breezehouse or my write-up on the mkSolaire. "F2" is short for "Flickr Friday," a weekly short posted on Friday with an image from Flickr and […]

By |February 8th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|0 Comments
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