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.


Energy-Saving Ideas

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

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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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