Favorite Quotes

"All of man's works intrude upon nature - It is man's obligation to intrude harmoniously."

Alden B. Dow, c. 1958

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Image Design, LLC Interviewed for Michigan Blue Magazine

If you get a chance please read our interview in Michigan Blue Magazine Green Issue called "Driving the Green Evolution". We were very excited to be interviewed by one of our favorite Magazines. It is great to see them dedicating part of their issue to Green Building and LEED for Homes projects. They asked us some interesting questions (See the questions below)

How did your own green philosophy evolve?

What impact have homeowners had on the green evolution within the home-building industry?

What different kinds of concerns and priorities inspire a homeowners lean toward being green?

What is the return on investing in green products or building processes?

What are the most important aspects to consider when building green?

What do you see for the future of green building?

If you want to know the answer to these question please pickup the spring 2012 issue of Michigan Blue magazine at your local newsstand, better yet get a subscription.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Turtle Lake (Terrapin Station) Project Receives LEED for Homes "Platinum" Certification

It's official we just received LEED for Homes "Platinum"Certification for the "Turtle Lake" (Terrapin Station) project in Beulah, Michigan. This is the highest honor you can receive from the USGBC , and this is our 7th LEED for Homes "Platinum" project and our 14th LEED certified home. We want to thank the members of the "Turtle Lake" project team for project well done. Thanks goes out to Sustainable Home Consultants, LLC, Let Us, Inc., Turtle Wall and AES (Alliance for Environmental Sustainability) for awesome job! We would also like to thank the Homeowner for allowing us all to be apart of the special project!

Glenn Retreat Project Receives LEED for Homes "Platinum" Certification

It's official we just received LEED for Homes "Platinum" Certification for the "Glenn Retreat" project in Glenn, Michigan. This is the highest honor you can receive from the USGBC , and this is our 6th LEED for Homes "Platinum" project and our 13th LEED certified home. We want to thank the members of the "Glenn Retreat" project team for project well done. Thanks goes out to Sustainable Home Consultants, LLC, Lake Homes Builder's, Landscape Design Services, Inc. and AES (Alliance for Environmental Sustainability) for awesome job! We would also like to thank the Homeowner for allowing us all to be apart of the special project!