(On-Demand) GreenBuilt Home Series: Wellness + High Performance

  • Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Online/On-Demand (Available thru 12/31/2021)


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90-minute webinar available on-demand until 12/31/2021

(Originally recorded live on 7/29/2020)

  • FREE access for Illinois Green Members and $10 access for non-members.
  • Please register using the registration button on the left to gain access to this on-demand webinar.
  • Direct video link will be shared in your confirmation email.

The GreenBuilt Home Tour is virtual this year!

Our final program in the GreenBuilt Home Series featured three new construction homeslocated in Evanston, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Crown Point, INthat prioritized health, wellness and durabilty as much as high energy performance. 

Homes featured during this session included:

  • Cool Sustainable Home: This Evanston, IL home features a series of techniques and technologies that will help it achieve a predicted energy use 40% less than baseline. The home features a high efficiency HVAC system combined with an air to air heat exchanger, solar photovoltaic panels. It is also prewired for a battery back up system and EV charging stations in the garage
  • House of the Rising Sun: This Crown Point, IN home was designed and constructed to be a low toxicity, healthy, net zero energy home. This home is durable, fire, mold and insect resistant. Comfort, health, and energy efficiency were the key priorities for the homeowner. In addition, this step free, ADA compliant property ensures a smooth transition to aging in place.
  • Sustainability with StyleThis home is a careful balance between energy conservation, aesthetics and practicality though efforts of preservation for sustainable re-purposing of this historic home. The projects in this home included reusing and reconditioning the radiators and adding new energy-efficient boilers and ceiling fans to circulate air 3 seasons of the year. 

Presenters included:

  • Nate Kipnis, Kipnis Architecture + Planning
  • Larry Ponziano, Innovative Homes NW Inc.
  • Michael Gold, Lumen Efficiency
  • Carole Jackson, Building Solutions Inc. 
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