The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was selected by the NAHB as the Project of the Year: Single Family - Small Volume. The award was presented at the annual International Builders Show (IBS) to builder Luis Imery of the Imery...
Indoor quality was a top priority in the home's design.
Find out more about the technology that makes a Great Green Home.
Behind the walls, building science makes all the difference.
Techno-speak won't do the trick for busy homebuyers.
Before he can instruct consumers on the advantages of high-performance homes, Manson Peppers needed to be schooled himself. That’s why he visited the Proud Green Home during its opening weekend Aug.
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe launches a new vision of green home building.
Story and photos by Steve Arel. Inside the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, you’ll find no salespeople. No being peppered with information and questions.
Leading-edge green building themes are revealed to open house visitors.
9 themes reveal the thoughtful design that went into this Great Green Home.
Read more about the themes that define the vision behind this high performance home.
Read the first 3 of 9 themes behind the first Proud Green Home.
The Proud Green Home opens for public tours Aug. 16-17.
Clean air strategies started at the foundation of the home.
From the ground up the Proud Green Home at Serenbe was designed to have healthy indoor air quality. Here builder Luis Imery explains some of the large and small steps that were used to reduce dust in the home from construction. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.
Low-VOC products and finishes are an important part of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. Builder Luis Imery explains some of the products and building science that went into ensuring a high level of indoor air quality, including using low-VOC and formaldehyde-free products. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.
A tight building envelope pays off for outstanding home performance.
Some simple techniques provide hot water faster and at less cost.
Designed to be resource efficient, the Proud Green Home at Serenbe was built with a manifold plumbing system rather than a traditional branch line layout. Here Builder Luis Imery explains the advantages of the manifold plumbing system for resource efficiency...
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was designed to be efficient with all resources, not just energy. While the home will easily hit the goal of net-zero energy, it's also designed to be water efficient. Here builder Luis Imery describes...