GreenPoint Rated Benefits
GreenPoint Rated is a project of Build It Green, a membership supported non-profit organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy- and resource-efficient homes in California.
Iris Harrell completed her Forever Home more than 14 years after the initial purchase of the home in 1992. Originally built in 1986, the previous owner/developer had sectioned off the home in a number of places to create offices for … Continue reading
Kim and Fred Curiel made the construction of their new home a community affair, bringing friends and neighbors together one weekend to cut and stack the straw bales that would eventually be the exterior walls of their new home. Years … Continue reading
© Frank Paul Perez, Red Lily Studios Villa Terra‘s beauty has just as much to do with what you cannot see, as it does with what you can. Within the 18-inch thick walls of the 3,200 square-foot house is enough … Continue reading
Jackie and Scott Wood’s residence not only has a serene space for their daily practice of Taiji, a soft form of Chinese martial arts, their new home also incorporates a number of passive features resulting in a home that exceeds … Continue reading