Michael Chandler


MICHAEL CHANDLER, president of Chandler Design-Build, has been designing and building high-performance homes since 1978. He volunteered with the NAHBNational Association of Home Builders, which awards a Model Green Home Certification. Research Center to help create the new NAHB-ICC National Green Building StandardNational Green Building Standard Based on the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines and passed through ANSI. This standard can be applied to both new homes, remodeling projects, and additions. and also worked with his local HBA to establish their Green Building Council and implement a credible third-party certification process.

Chandler is a North Carolina licensed builder and plumber, building three to six homes per year, all green, Energy StarLabeling system sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy for labeling the most energy-efficient products on the market; applies to a wide range of products, from computers and office equipment to refrigerators and air conditioners. certified and under 3,000 sq. ft.

• Certified Green Professional ‘08, NAHB University of Housing
• Certified Graduate Builder ‘07, NAHB University of Housing
• B.S., Visual Studies—sculpture, Dartmouth College ‘78
• New School for Democratic Management ‘80

• National Green Building Awards Finalist, 2006 & 2007 Custom Home of the Year
• Custom Home Pacesetter Award, 2006 Custom Builder Symposium
• National Aging-in-Place Design winner, 2005 IBS Seniors Housing Council
• “50 Best Builders to Work for in America” 2002 & 2003, Professional Builder magazine

Professional Affiliations
• Education Committee co-chair, HBA-DOC Green Home Council
• Executive committee, HBA-DOC Green Building Council
• Board of directors, US Green Home Council Inc.
• NC Sustainable Energy Association
• Sustain NC (a sustainable business organization)
USGBCUnited States Green Building Council (USGBC). Organization devoted to promoting and certifying green buildings. USGBC created the LEED rating systems. Emerging Green Builders, mentor

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