Green Home / Home / Home Building

Why not LEED with a green home?

After some discussion, my husband and I were wondering about LEED certification through the U.S. Green Building Council. Yes, our “green” home will be Energy Star certified under the Environments for Living program, however, why not go for LEED certification? Both programs are very similar, one just has more intense paperwork and extra point requirements. … Continue reading

Extreme Makeover Home Edition / Home / Home Building

Just call me recycler, dumpster diver, bee chaser, box breaker, sod girl

This house is done and the family comes home Monday. I am so thankful! I finally can say that I personally experienced the extreme of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. This week I was labeled recycler, dumpster diver, bee chaser, box breaker, sod girl, celebrity sighter, and filmstar. That is plenty in one week, thank … Continue reading