Builders Benchmarking Healthy Products

Nation's Buildng News reports that architect and designer William McDonough has invited green builders to participate in his Cradle to Cradle project to benchmark the performance of building products. McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart founded MBDC in 1995 to promote products and services with an emphasis on human health and protecting the environment. Atlanta builders and developers can find green building news by visiting the Nation's[...]

As Green Home Building Goes, Mainstream, Haven Properties Is Already There

Builders around the country are just beginning to learn what Atlanta's Haven Properties has known all along - that "green" is good. Haven Properties has realized the value of building to environmentally friendly standards six years ago. They build homes to EarthCraft and ENERGY STAR standards because it is the right thing to do for the environment and for the[...]

Construction Proceeding on Showcase House for Upcoming Southern Building Show

Construction is proceeding on schedule for The EarthCraft/TecHome Showcase House which will be featured during the 2007 Southern Building Show, scheduled June 20-22 at the Cobb Galleria Exhibition Center in the Northwest Atlanta metro area. Carl Seville, who is the builder for the showcase house, said the project is currently in Phase 8, which includes dry-in and mechanical system installation.[...]

Monte Hewett Homes Opens Two Models In Smyrna's West Village

Atlanta homebuilder, Monte Hewett Homes, recently opened both a single-family and a townhome decorated model home in its West Village community. The single-family model is a three-bedroom Howell plan that includes yellow pine floors with black stain, brushed granite countertops, wood-topped kitchen island, limestone mantle with built-in shelving in family room, and a master suite complete with sitting area, home[...]

Seville's Druid Hills Project Continues To Gain Recognition

Carl Seville of Seville Consulting, Decatur, has continued to receive recognition for his sustainable renovation and expansion of a 1918 brick bungalow in the historic district of the Druid Hills area of Metro Atlanta. The latest award was the Homes Across America Integrated Design Award for "extensive commitment to resource efficiency". Homes that are designed and constructed with consideration to[...]

Design Your Dream Home With Confidence

McCar Homes is pleased to announce the grand opening of the new Selection Center in Atlanta.  At the Selection Center, new homeowners are able to meet one-on-one with a design consultant who assist in coordinating and choosing the design options that best suit their new home and needs.  Homeowners are introduced to a variety of choices of cabinets, finishes, countertops and appliances available for their[...]