Green Living for Custom Homes

Green Living Custom Home Design

Green living for custom homes can be sometimes a challenge. But we have added a few examples that show that green living for custom homes can be accomplish, just about anywhere.

Click on the link below and see how a custom home in the state of Maine has a annual energy cost of just $240.00

This 1,500 square foot custom home offers two story living. It has a combined kitchen/living/dining space on the main l1st floor and three bedrooms with full bath on the upper 2nd floor.

This particular custom home received the LEED Platinum certification; 1st Passive House–certified home in Maine, 12th certified in U.S.; USGBC Residential Project of the Year Award 2011; EcoHome Magazine Design Merit Award, 2011; TreeHugger, Best Passive House of the Year Award 2012

A Green Roof

The links below shows a contemporary custom home that was designed in Austin Texas, along with a guest house in Vail Colorado. Both were designed with a vegetation green roofs to help minimize the impacts of the houses.

Vail Guest House modern-exterior

Energy-Saving Ideas

A few energy saving ideas for an affordable custom house. See what has been developed for green living near Syracuse University.

At Myles Nelson McKenzie Design, we feel that any opportunity to design a structure to take any advantages for greener living is always a great opportunity to seek.

Contact us today, we would enjoy discussing with you how green living design for a custom home can benefit you and the environment around us today.

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