Articles With "LEED" Tag

Vantem Panels Introduces Net-Zero Kit House: SmartHomze

Vantem-Panels-Net-Zero-Kit-House-1

Vermont-based Vantem Panels, one of the United States’ first producers of SIPs (structural insulated panels) and one of three American producers of urethane panels, has released the first affordable net-zero energy kit homes: SmartHomze.

With an estimated $150 per square foot cost of construction (not including permits, site work, or foundation), SmartHomze are significantly more affordable than typical green homes that range between $200 and $250 per square foot and more in line with construction costs for an average new home that doesn’t include sustainability features.

Read more »

Green Roof on Children’s Hospital Contributes to LEED Potential

Green-Roof-Childrens-Hospital-1

Three green roofs can be seen from many of the patients’ rooms at the new Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital that was dedicated last November. A 6,000 square foot terrace green roof, with a deck that is accessible only to patients and families, utilizes the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System, a modular green roof system.

Read more »

LEED Platinum Texas Home Has Net-Zero Water Use


LEED-Platinum-Texas-Home

This 3,600 square feet home in Leon Springs, Texas is LEED Platinum-certified and features several affordable green building strategies that contribute to its net-zero water use. The homeowners asked architect Karla Greer (of Lake Flato Architects of San Antonio, Texas) for a sustainable home that celebrated nature and provided space for entertaining and energy-efficient living.

Read more »

Page 9 of 17« First...«7891011»...Last »

Popular Topics on Jetson Green