“Michigan is in the national spotlight when it comes to renewable energy because of this critical ballot initiative. Voters can make Michigan a leader in the clean energy sector by voting yes on Proposal 3,” said Melissa Harrison with the NRDC Action Fund in a … Continue reading
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723 Spring Street just completed the first twelve months of solar photovoltaic energy generation. The home is LEED Platinum Certified and was constructed to be extremely energy efficient with a geothermal ground source heat pump and engineered wall and roof … Continue reading
Here is a great article from Michele Krueger of the NWI Times rerarding green home building and the different certifications that can be achieved. The article references LEED Certifications and HERS Ratings along with programs from NAHB, DOE and EPA. These … Continue reading
Scott Phillips and 723 Spring Street, Ann Arbor’s First LEED Platinum Certified Home, were recently featured in the June Issue of Photon Magazine, authored by Melissa Bosworth. The article discusses Michigans recent experience with Renewable Energy Standards (RES) legislation relative … Continue reading
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About 450 people toured 723 Spring Street over June 9th and 10th as part of the second annual Mission Zero Fest in the Water Hill Neighborhood of Ann Arbor. 723 Spring Street is Ann Arbor’s First LEED Platinum Home and … Continue reading
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A big shout out to Bob Needham and Angela Cesere from AnnArbor.com for their WONDERFUL ARTICLE and coverage of the 2012 Mission Zero Fest taking place this Saturday and Sunday, June 9th & 10th on the 700 Block of Fountain … Continue reading
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723 Spring Street became the City of Ann Arbor’s ﬁrst LEED Platinum house in 2008. This home was designed to weave into the surrounding neighborhood in style and function, while showcasing many different types of green building methods that make … Continue reading
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This old house in Ann Arbor was cold, drafty and a real energy hog. That is, until Matt and Kelly Grocoff moved in and started finding ways to keep out the cold while reaping big-time energy savings. Check out the … 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 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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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