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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.
Story and photos by Steve Arel. On the eve of unveiling America’s newest high-performance home, seven key players on Thursday gathered to help celebrate the development of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The group, including the architect, builder and...
9 themes reveal the thoughtful design that went into this Great Green Home.
Press release courtesy of Zehnder America Zehnder’s ComfoAir 350 Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) will ensure fresh-filtered air and a reduction of heating/cooling loads for the recently completed Proud Green Home at Serenbe year-round while reducing the indoor humidity level during...
Press release courtesy of Boral Bricks Boral Bricks, the nation’s largest brick manufacturer and distributor, is demonstrating its commitment to sustainable building practices as a manufacturing sponsor of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, which celebrates its grand opening on...
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.
A tight building envelope pays off for outstanding home performance.
Some simple techniques provide hot water faster and at less cost.
Dennis Creech, co-founder and executive director of Atlanta-based Southface, has been selected as the fourth recipient of The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership. The Hanley Award, presented to one recipient each year, is sponsored by The Hanley Foundation, ECOHOME,...
Airflow is critical for home comfort and durability.
In the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, transfer air grilles help balance airflow among the rooms. This provides better comfort in the upstairs of the tightly built home. An ERV manages ventilation for the home, ensuring proper airflow for the...
Builder Luis Imery explains the function of the energy recovery ventilator (ERV) from Zehnder America in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The ERV recovers heat from the inside air before exchanging it for fresh outside air. That helps heat...
A super-tight home requires extra care in choosing products that won't emit harmful chemicals.
An ERV will flow fresh air throughout the home for better indoor air quality and comfort.
See who has the deepest commitment to green living.
Learn the building science secrets behind the walls of this home that will meet multiple green building certifications.