…and the winner of the 2013 EarthCraft House Project of the Year is…
THE PROUD GREEN HOME AT SERENBE (10556 Serenbe Lane)
BUILDER: Luis Imery, The Imery Group
ARCHITECT: Chris and Jodi Laumer-Giddens, LG Squared, Inc.
EARTHCRAFT TECHNICAL ADVISOR: Chris Laumer-Giddens, LG Squared, Inc.
LG Squared, Inc. is proud to share with you all the news that the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (10556 Serenbe Lane) that we were the Architect, HVAC Designer, and EarthCraft House Technical Advisor for has earned the highest honer through Southface Energy Institute’s EarthCraft House program…2013 EarthCraft House Project of the Year!
At last nights EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence, Dennis Creech, Hanley Award Winner and Executive Director of Southface Energy Institute, and David Ellis, executive vice president of the Atlanta Home Builders Association handed out the Awards for all of this years top honors:
- EarthCraft House Builder of the Year
- EarthCraft House Project of the Year
- EarthCraft Renovation Renovator of the Year
- EarthCraft Renovation Project of the Year
- EarthCraft Multi-Family Project of the Year
- EarthCraft Multi-Family Project Team of the Year
- EarthCraft Communities Project of the Year
- EarthCraft Communities Project Team of the Year
- EarthCraft Light Commercial Project of the Year
- EarthCraft Light Commercial Project Team of the Year
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe earned Project of the Year award for it’s unprecedented achievements in home performance and sustainability outlined by the EarthCraft House program.
Among those achievements were:
- HERS Index = -2
- Whole-House Infiltration Rate = 0.23 ach50, or 0.02 ELR
- “Net-positive” energy consumption (this means it produces more energy than the homeowners consume)
- DOE Chanllenge Home Certification
- ENERGY STAR, Version 3.0 Certification
- EPA Indoor airPLUS Certfication
- EPA WaterSense Certification
We want to thank all of you who supported us, all of you who helped make this project happen, and all of you who challenged us to make it this home what it is today. It was an exciting project with one of the great builders we’ll find anywhere, Luis Imery.
Thank you and here’s to many more!