CINCINNATI’S NEW RESIDENTIAL CRA TAX ABATEMENT

CINCINNATI’S NEW RESIDENTIAL CRA TAX ABATEMENT

ChuckLohre HERS Rating, LEED for Homes, Living Building Challenge, Visitability

This just in from Paul Yankie. Thanks to Paul and all those that helped get this legislation passed. SUMMARY-Cincy CRA Changes 1-1-22 (Changes take effect as of 1/1/22 and are only applicable to “…applications for Residential Improvements where the remodeling or construction commenced on and after January 1, 2022, as either evidenced by permits issued by the City’s Department of …

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This Old Green House

ChuckLohre LEED for Homes, Redknot Homes

“This Old House” Inspires CFO to Kick the 9-5 and Become a Builder. Decides to put his “TOOL” collection to work! Seven years of flipping houses (buy, rehab, sell) gave Mark Pottebaum the motivation to quit his day job and go full time into the custom home business. His first custom home job commenced in 2015 and by 2017, he …

Fold and Form targets LEED Platinum for all its projects

Cincinnati LEED Housing Boom Attracts New, Forward-Looking Architectural Firm to Over-the-Rhine

ChuckLohre Fold and Form Architecture, LEED for Homes

Traditional facades give way to superhero residences. Imagine a Batcave in OTR complete with a collection of chase vehicles and solar power on the roof. Or a three-story historic stone façade rowhouse that opens up onto a 320-degree deck view of Cincinnati, all very sustainable LEED Platinum and Gold. Chad Puckett (left) and Jerry Reeves (right) are principals and partners …

Andrew James Builders

Andrew James Builders Receives LEED Gold for 5765 Sanctuary Place Home

ChuckLohre Andrew James Builders, LEED for Homes

This is Andrew James Builders’, a Hyde Park Business, 25th LEED Home. LEED Home certification by USGBC is for achievements in green home building and design. LEED for Homes is a third-party certification system for building and designing high-performance green homes that are energy-and-resource-efficient and healthy for its occupants. LEED certified homes are completed to a technically rigorous process that often …

ESM Architects

LEED Platinum Home Preserves an Existing Pool and Eliminates 40% of Its Carbon Footprint

ChuckLohre ESM Architects, Featured Green Cincinnati Posts, Fun, Green Building Consulting, LEED for Homes, Solar Panels

This 9,570-square-foot home is far more energy-efficient than a typical Cincinnati code built home. The style of this residence is untraditional, and the approach to design and construction was also unconventional. The site originally accommodated a 1920s pool and pool house for the home up above on the hillside. In later years the pool house was expanded into a complete …

Their New LEED Platinum Home Was a Blast to Quarantine In

ChuckLohre LEED for Homes, Menniger Residence, U.S. Green Building Council, USGBC Cincinnati

This 2,993-square-foot, four-bedroom home is far more energy efficient than a typical Cincinnati code built home and was completed just in time for the quarantine. Renan and Sven Menniger’s Certificate Of Occupancy was in the mail just days before the order came down from Ohio Governor DeWine that we all had to stay home and limit travel. The project was …

Cincinnati LEED Home Reflects Growth of Northside Neighborhood

ChuckLohre Green Home Tours, LEED for Homes, Nelson-Doench Residence

  Several years back, Naomi Nelson and Lou Doench were living in a loft-style, high-ceilinged industrial loft across from Old St. Mary Church in Over-the-Rhine. And at the time, it was a perfect setup for the young couple. When they wanted to start a family, they moved north — to Northside – and into a 120-year-old home. Their new neighborhood …

Hughes Residence

ChuckLohre Hughes Residence, LEED for Homes

Feb 8, 2020, 10 am until Noon, Hughes Residence – OTR, New, gut renovation, Terry Boling designed, LEED Platinum home, in OTR. This Terry Boling designed home in Cincinnati’s OTR neighborhood has achieved LEED Platinum certification. The home was a gut renovation of an existing facade and new construction on an adjacent lot. The home features solar panels, radiant floor …

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Trends That Will Define Home Design in 2020s

ChuckLohre Aquacell, Dovetail Solar and Wind, Epiphany!™ Shower System, Foobot, Go Sun Solar Stoves, Go Sun Stove, Green Home Tour, Green Home Tours, Greener Stock, Home Energy Saver, HVAC.com, Insulation, LEED for Homes, Life Without Plastic, Package Free, Recycling, Solar Panels, SolarQue, Tiny Home, Urban Farmer, Water Treatment, Zero Waste Home

Kick off the decade in style with the latest technology and other elements you may be seeing a lot more of soon Inspired by this post in Houzz Houzz”https://www.houzz.com/magazine/34-trends-that-will-define-home-design-in-2020 Sustainable features and benefits will gain more popularity in the 2020s as more realistic and meaningful design guidelines. Timeless conservation that teaches new generations recycling values and caring for fellow species. …

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Riverside Residence – USGBC LEED Home Tour

ChuckLohre Green Home Tour, Green Home Tours, LEED for Homes, USGBC Cincinnati

WHAT: LEED Platinum Residence WHERE: 2435 Riverside Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202 WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020; 10 to Noon Learn more about LEED, Leadership in Energy Save the planet in style in this Luxury LEED Platinum Aprox 4400 sq.ft.home w/unobstructed stunning views from any of the 4 levels via the walk-out balconies. Elevator access to all levels. Gorgeous white oak …