After many months of construction, The Green House if officially open for your viewing pleasure. A luxury new home built to be completely green, it is the collaborative project of many local businesses, and is open to the public on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and also on Saturdays between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Brock Built managed the project and, with the help of numerous Atlanta businesses, the community service project will soon be auctioned off to the highest bidder, with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. So be sure to take advantage of these viewing hours to see if this is a home you could see yourself living in. Many different green features have been incorporated into the green house, providing the lucky homeowner with lower utility bills and unique features not commonly found in other Atlanta new homes. Bidding will begin at $350,000 and the auction is set to take place online from September 17th to October 3rd. Continue reading
Wonder what the difference is between an EarthCraft house and a regular house? Well, Monte Hewett Homes has posted a video to YouTube that demonstrates how peaceful and quiet a EarthCraft home is. Just because you decide to help the environment a little and choose EarthCraft blown cellulose for the insulation does not meet that you sacrifice quality, and this video proves it. So, take a look at the video, and if you like what you see, bear in mind that Monte Hewett Homes builds every one to meet or exceed EarthCraft standards. With locations throughout metro Atlanta, you are sure to find a Monte Hewett Home that satisfies all of your needs. What are you waiting for, find your luxury, green built home today!
Last Monday, June 16, North Georgia Brick started the brick stoop work for Brock Built’s Green House. The slab work was completed on June 11, and North Georgia Brick seized the opportunity to deliver their bricks and get to work. North Georgia Brick is approaching its 25th anniversary, and in that time the company has become one of the leading brick distributors in the United States! The primary service area is in metro Atlanta, and the company contributes its nation success and continued growth to their unwavering commitment to meeting the needs of the customer. For the Green House, North Georgia Brick donated their time and product to help construct this amazing community service product. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Brock Built cannot thank you enough for your contribution to this great cause that benefits the environment as well as one of Atlanta’s greatest non-profit organization. It’s not long now before this green built house is open for tours!
The Green Building Trend has swept the nation and now Panama City, Fl., known very well for hosting outrageous spring break parties, has unveiled its first zero-energy, LEED Platinum certified home. Receiving a Platinum score from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes rating system is no easy feat, and this single-family home is the first in all of Florida and only the second in the nation to earn this prestigious certification. In order to be deemed LEED certified, homes must pass a rigorous inspection that analyzes performance in energy efficiency, water conservation, non-toxic materials, and other environmental features. The LEED benefits are usually economical, such as lower energy and water bills, and health, like reduced exposure to mold, mildew and other toxins, as well as environmental, like reduced Continue reading