Nelson Doench Residence Cincinnati LEED Certified

You Can Design and Live in a Smaller Home, It’s a LEED Benefit

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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. But when they wanted to start a family, they moved north — to Northside – and into a 120-year-old home. Their new neighborhood …

Camden Homes Cincinnati LEED Certified Homes

Camden Homes Works Uniquely with Each Homeowner to Achieve Their Personal LEED Platinum

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Achieving LEED Platinum isn’t an easy thing to do in any size home. Normally it requires solar panels and a rainwater catchment system. And Camden Homes has done that for one of their homeowners but for another that didn’t want solar panels they found other ways to achieve the highest LEED Certification for the maximum tax abatement in the City …

Klar Marquardt Cincinnati LEED Certified Home

Rave Scene Warehouse In Cincinnati Transformed Into Industrial Chic LEED Gold Residence by Serial Rehabbers

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They fell so much in love with the building and each other that they got engaged on the site and pledge to hold on to it as their urban oasis. “This is a once in a lifetime find in the city,” Lauren stated, “Every single one of these details we have touched, this is us.” Lauren Klar and Neil Marquardt …

Bunge Residence LEED Certified Home in Cincinnati

What Do Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, IM Pei, Zaha Hadid and Annabelle Selldorf have in common with a Cincinnati LEED Platinum home?

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They were all influencers to the owners, Janet and Joe Bunge, whose design incorporates the aesthetics of all of these modernists. Janet took the lead on the project and through frequent meetings with the architect Mike Wentz and the design team at Aubrie Welsh Interiors, the home came to life. Blurring the lines between inside and outside is a major …

Wright Residence Green Home LEED Feature Tour February 21, 2015

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SITE This Mt. Airy / Northside home has achieved the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification and received the City of Cincinnati’s CRA Tax Abatement which is an enhancement incentive for pursuing LEED certification. They should save about $40,000 over the additional five year period of the tax savings, easily paying for the …

Gaitan Residence Green Marketing LEED Feature Tour

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SITE The Gaitan Residence is a perfect example of the advantages of optimizing site location. It is within walking distance of at least 28 community services such as restaurants, churches, child care, senior centers, health care, grocery stores and banks. With it’s placement on Cincinnati’s new street car line it has public transportation options close to those in Chicago or New …

Green Building Consuting Cincinnati

2015 Green Home Tour Schedule

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The Green Living Member Circle of the regional U.S. Green Building Council is producing a series of “This is a Green Home” tours for 2015. They start in January, take off for the summer and continue in the Fall of 2015.
Here are the homes scheduled for the tours. Contact Chair Chuck Lohre to register for any of the tours, [email protected], 513-260-9025. Attendance is limited to 20. There is no charge for the tours just your help in promoting them is asked.

Kinsman Residence Tour Nov 8, 2014 – 10 am to Noon

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Kinsman Residence Tour
10 am to Noon

Come join us to experience one of the most futuristic homes in the Tri-State. It doesn’t have a boiler! Heat is supplied by solar hot water panels on the roof; along with natural venitlation it proves that you may not need the power company. Learn more about the home. Attendance is limited to 20. We’ll have a great swag bag and a raffle! Register with Chuck Lohre at 513-260-9025 or [email protected]