Holliston LEED House

This is the story of a family who built the first LEED "green" house in Holliston, Massachusetts. We were trying to spend no more than it would take to build an ordinary house,and maybe even succeeded. The dust is still settling.

Friday, October 16, 2009

One house, certifiable.





Well, Will D'Arrigo came and spent the morning, did the blower test, pressurized the house, tested the air flow in the fans, went through the check list, told me what further papers I need, and made it official — we will be a silver certified LEED home. We are actually close to gold, but with the points cushion, we have room to lose a couple if the USGBC takes issue with any of our points. In any event, we're good for Silver, thanks to all of everyone's hard work. Here's the house right now, with one room nearly painted...

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2 Comments:

At October 17, 2009 at 12:06 PM , Blogger Claudia said...

Nice!

 
At November 12, 2009 at 7:01 AM , Blogger dyeve said...

wow.. cool design Congrats! wonderful blog

 

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