Category Archives: Green Home

Wynnbrooke – green neighbhorhood North Raleigh $15,000 savings!!


Wynnbrooke which began a couple years back as a KB home now includes MI Homes. Both KB and MI are building ENERGY STAR homes in ranch and story story plans.   Wynbrooke was featured as the second Martha Stewart development following … Continue reading

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Going green in downtown Raleigh


Recycling homes, plug-in cars, green catering…oh my! Raleigh is going green. This month the Raleigh Downtowner highlights Raleigh’s green strides.    Building the Convention Center as LEED certified project was pivotal and sets the example as the City’s most sustainable building. … Continue reading

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Right sized house at $89,900 a home run


The Go Green Cottage plunked into the middle of the Streets of SouthPoint Mall by Sun River Builders Signature Homes was a home run.  The curious and serious walked through the cozy, cute and comfortable home for 50 days.  The … Continue reading

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Green Building Program Receives Recognition


PRESS RELEASE Green Home Builders of the Triangle Receive Recognition For the third year in a row, the Green Home Builders of the Triangle (GHBT) received an Honorable Mention for Program of the Year during the recent awards ceremony at … Continue reading

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BuildSense understands the green market


Score two for BuildSense.  Randy Lanou and company spectacular modern designs packed with green features. 930 W. Markham Avenue Durham in Trinity Park is edgy,  sleek and true to it’s intent is a shining example of universal design.  The empty … Continue reading

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2009 Green Home Tour – first installment


Over the top!  How can each year’s tour entries be even more exciting than the last? It’s the  excitement from the participants and the increased number of people participating!!!! My favs from Saturday are the Habitat homes, Anchorage Building Company’s … Continue reading

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Leading up to Earth Day 2009


The 39th Earth Day is April 22nd.   Join us celebrate at NCSU  11-3 pm.  We’ll be on the brickyard reminiscent of how the movement started on college and university campuses.  The event is sponsored by NCSU’s  Office of Sustainability and … Continue reading

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Green Home Tour continued – Habitat for Humanity Homes


Green Home Tour photos – link to Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/46396031@N00/sets/72157605328438317/.

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3rd Annual Green Home Tour – May 3rd & 4th


Cimarron Homes presented this fabulous home with great energy efficient features. In addition to being a certified ENERGY STAR home and a Green Building Initiative Bronze rated home, the home features geothermal heat and solar hot water. Hold onto your … Continue reading

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