Portfolio Tag: Single Family Homes

Right-Sized Passive House (1026 Clinton Ave.)

Passive House   +   LEED Platinum Project The intention of this project is to demonstrate that luxury can be achieved in a smaller space if the structure is built with attention to indoor-outdoor connections and quality. This “right-sized” compact home was built and based on the Passive House paradigm and through Eco Achievers third-party testing and…
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Lisle Eco House (932 Middleton Ave.)

LEED Gold Project The purpose of the Lisle Eco House was to rehabilitate and rebuild a foreclosed structure, with the result of a healthy, environmentally responsible, and high-performing single-family home with low construction costs and priced in the range of affordable housing. This project achieved a LEED-Gold certification with almost 300% improvement in energy efficiency,…
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Swainson House at Serosun Farms (45W489 Berner Rd.)

LEED Gold Project The Swainson House affords a rare combination of a rural agricultural lifestyle while maintaining luxury and access to the buzzing city excitement of Chicago. Serosun Farms, where the Swainson House is situated, includes 114 homes distributed over open farm spaces, restored habitats, and a small commercial area for the community. The foundational…
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Charles Heppner Artist Studio (8628 S. Marquette Ave.)

Chicago Green Homes (Three Stars) The Charles Heppner Artist Studio is a comfortable single-family living space that purifies water, cleans air, enriches land, and generates more energy than it uses. This project was designed and managed by Timothy Heppner, the homeowner’s brother and executive director of Ecotelligent Design, and has participated multiple times in the GreenBuilt…
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