Project Team & Sponsors

The Greenbuild LivingHome brought together an all-star team of proven experts who broke new ground to create this revolutionary home. Together with some of the most respected product suppliers in the industry, they delivered a fresh and forward-thinking design that achieves top-notch performance to offer inspiration for projects large and small.

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    LivingHomes

    LivingHomes is a designer and developer of modern, prefabricated homes that combine world-class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction. We offer three lines of single and multi-family homes. The first LivingHome, designed by Ray Kappe, was the first in the nation to achieve LEED Platinum. Twelve LivingHomes have been certified LEED Platinum, making the company one of the most experienced designers of LEED Platinum homes. LivingHomes are available in standard or customized configurations to builders, developers, and individuals. The company’s first development will debut in Atwater Village, Los Angeles, in early 2015.  Learn more at livinghomes.net.

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    Make It Right

    Founded by Brad Pitt, Make It Right builds sustainable homes, buildings, and communities for people in need. All our homes are LEED Platinum–certified and Cradle to Cradle–inspired. Make It Right is working in communities across the country including New Orleans, La., Newark, N.J., Kansas City, Mo., and the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana. For more information, visit makeitright.org.

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    Cradle To Cradle Products Innovation Institute

    The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a non-profit organization, administers the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard. This multi-attribute design framework provides a systemic approach to product innovation that transforms the production of products into a positive force for society and the environment.  The program measures achievement and tracks continuous improvement in five categories: material health, material reutilization, renewable energy, water stewardship, and social fairness–engaging manufactures in designing toward a vision of safe chemistry, infinite reutilization, protection of natural resources, and the positive treatment of people and communities they work with. Learn more at www.c2ccertified.org.

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    Hanley Wood

    For nearly 40 years Hanley Wood has provided indispensable news, analysis, and information for the residential and commercial design and construction industry through digital publications, newsletters, magazines, custom marketing solutions, tradeshows and events, and the most comprehensive market intelligence available. Our audience of builders, remodelers, residential and commercial architects, multifamily and public-works executives, and materials dealers and distributors count on Hanley Wood for the information they need to make smarter and more informed business decisions. Learn more at www.hanleywood.com.

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    LivingHomes

    LivingHomes is a designer and developer of modern, prefabricated homes that combine world-class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction. We offer three lines of single and multi-family homes. The first LivingHome, designed by Ray Kappe, was the first in the nation to achieve LEED Platinum. Twelve LivingHomes have been certified LEED Platinum, making the company one of the most experienced designers of LEED Platinum homes. LivingHomes are available in standard or customized configurations to builders, developers, and individuals. The company’s first development will debut in Atwater Village, Los Angeles, in early 2015.  Learn more at livinghomes.net.

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    Make It Right

    Founded by Brad Pitt, Make It Right builds sustainable homes, buildings, and communities for people in need. All our homes are LEED Platinum–certified and Cradle to Cradle–inspired. Make It Right is working in communities across the country including New Orleans, La., Newark, N.J., Kansas City, Mo., and the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana. For more information, visit makeitright.org.

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    Contects

    Every project has a vision for building performance. We expect our homes and buildings to be energy and water efficient, durable, healthy and sensitive to the environment. To ensure that your project achieves these goals, Contects – Consultants & Architects works with project teams to design, implement, and field verify high-performance buildings. Our company works to ensure your energy and environmental vision is effectively communicated, integrated into the drawings, and correctly implemented during construction. Contects can help guide and teach you the art of creating and delivering a higher vision of building performance. To learn more, visit www.contects.com.

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    Inspirit-llc

    Inspirit-llc specializes in providing healthy, high-performing, nurturing, and sustainable interiors for residential homes, multifamily housing, and hospitality and spa projects. Lead by Annette Stelmack, LEED AP BD+C, Allied ASID, a nationally recognized and award-winning design leader, educator, and author, the firm also offers training on sustainability issues.

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    International WELL Building Institute

    The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and wellbeing through the built environment. We believe that buildings should be developed with humans at the center of design. To help realize this vision, the IWBI administers the WELL Building Standard®, which is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and wellbeing. Learn more at wellbuildinginstitute.com.

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    Spruce Interiors

    Spruce Interiors and Design Studio is a New Orleans–based interior design studio and showroom featuring carefully curated sustainable décor, modern furnishings, and accessories for the home. We specialize in hard-to-find wallpapers and fabrics that are from independent artists and small design houses all over the world. Our design projects range from residential to small commercial, such as medical, retail, and spa. We are mindful of the environment and work with clients to improve indoor air quality, use sustainable products, and employ as many local artists and trades as we can in every project. Learn more about our commitment to living a whole and inspired lifestyle at www.sprucenola.com.

     

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    Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

    Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) provides research, consulting, and advisory services to improve commercial, residential and multifamily built environments for private and public sector clients; and acted as the LEED® for Homes™ Provider and Green Rater for the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome. We specialize in energy, sustainability and accessibility consulting as well as certification, research and development, and compliance services. Our engineers and architects have led the way since 1972 in the development of best practices to achieve high performance buildings. For more information, please visit www.swinter.com.

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    U.S. Green Building Council

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and its thousands of member organizations, chapters, and student and community volunteers are moving the building industry forward in a way that has never been seen before. We believe in better buildings; places that complement our environment and enhance our communities. Places that give people better, brighter, healthier spaces to live, work and play. To that end, we are transforming the building landscape through our LEED rating system, professional credentials, education and advocacy efforts, and much more. Learn more at usgbc.org.

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    PERC

Platinum

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    Andersen

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    Advanta

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    CertainTeed Gypsum

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    CertainTeed Insulation

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    Electrolux

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    Kohler Plumbing

Gold

  • Cosentino_color

    Cosentino Eco

  • Shaw_color

    Shaw Floors

  • Unico_color

    Unico

Silver

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    Metal Sales

Bronze

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    AdvanTech

  • Benjamin Moore

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    DuPont Tyvek

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    JELD-WEN

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    Kohler Generators

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    MechoSystems

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    Palm Harbor Homes

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    Panasonic

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    Rinnai

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    Roseburg Forest Products

  • Solar_color

    SolarCity

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    Spruce Interiors

Product Contributors

  • These companies also contributed products to the Greenbuild LivingHome:

    • Mosa Tile
    • Accoya
    • Cooper Lighting
    • Norandex
    • Big Ass Fans
    • Storm Catcher
    • YellaWood
    • Modern Forms
    • Nest