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Kitchen & Bath Feature Warm, Contemporary Style

Kitchen & Bath Feature Warm, Contemporary Style. Ann Arbor, MI— New construction comes with a set of opportunities that is different from those presented by a remodeling project. Among them is the ability to work with a client to design … Continue reading

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Mission Zero Fest to Offer ‘Roving Home Energy Assessments’ During Two-Day Festival

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Live home energy assessments demonstrate how to recover the largest and cheapest source of energy: efficiency in American homes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 22, 2012 — Live home energy assessments will be performed at homes throughout the Water Hill neighborhood … Continue reading

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Got Green? A Talk with Doug Selby

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This is a MUST READ Article  by Tonya Muzumdar of Concentrate Magazine about Doug Selby, Kirk Brandon, Melissa Kennedy and Meadowlark Builders.   Meadowlark built 723 Spring Street, Ann Arbor’s First LEED Platinum Certified Home.  723 Spring Street will be on … Continue reading

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Mission Zero Fest to Offer Tours of Six Ultra-Energy-Efficient Homes Including America’s Oldest Net Zero Home and Michigan’s First LEED® Platinum Certified Home

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Mission Zero Fest to Offer Tours of Six Ultra-Energy-Efficient Homes Including America’s Oldest Net Zero Home and Michigan’s First LEED® Platinum Certified HomeFrom new construction to old, Mission Zero Fest presents a line-up of homes that are lean, ‘green,’ energy-saving … Continue reading

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Living Small, Living Local in Ann Arbor – Part 2

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This article was recently posted on Green Builder Media’s Web Site as part of their GreenChix Series and contributed by Mark Johnson, FAIA.  Mark is a good friend, colleague and nationally renowned subject matter expert on green building and design. … Continue reading

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Mission Zero Fest Attracts Internationally Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter/Pianist Vienna Teng, Mr. B’s Joybox Express, and Others to Neighborhood Street Festival

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Dancing in the streets and celebrating sustainability – Mission Zero Fest promises to make learning fun for everyone !   Well-known local favorites singer/songwriter and pianist Vienna Teng and blues and boogie-woogie legend Mr. B’s Joybox Express will be two of … Continue reading

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Old Victorian In Ann Arbor Gets LEED Platinum Makeover

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The Ann Arbor-based green building and remodeling company Meadowlark Builders says it has taken a run-down Victorian home built in 1910 and transformed it into a showplace for energy efficiency, smart building technology and family-friendly design. The homeowners, tired of … Continue reading

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Water Hill Music Fest 2012 … A BIG hit!!!

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This excerpt is from Jeff Sabatini and his review published at gloriousnoise.com.  This is unlike any other music festival I’ve experienced, not because it takes place in myriad locations about the west-side neighborhood all at the same time, but because … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location … walk to anywhere in Ann Arbor!

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Titel Walkable Neighborhoods 723 Spring scored an overall Walk Score of 80 which is the top quartile for all Ann Arbor residents.  Walkability offers surprising benefits to our health, the environment, our finances, and our communities.  Health: The average resident … Continue reading

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Living in a Green Home Series – “Daylighting Design and Health Benefits”

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“Living in a Green Home” is a multimedia series focused on the homeowner experience of living in a LEED Platinum Certified, near net-zero energy home.  Descriptive videos are also available on the 723 Spring Street  You Tube Channel as well … Continue reading

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