0 Helpful?

First Living Building Challenge Projects certified

The first three Living Building Challenge projects have been certified. This is great news, it's a very ambitious program that lays down some strong markers for what a truly healthy / sustainable building might look like.

Link: http://ilbi.org/lbc/certified

Asked by Jesse Thompson
Posted Oct 12, 2010 8:40 PM ET

Tags:

5 Answers

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
1.

Jesse,
Any idea if there is more detail published on any of these projects? I am interested in seeing exactly how these buildings earned some of their "petals".

Answered by Lucas Durand
Posted Oct 18, 2010 8:11 PM ET

2.

http://www.eomega.org/omega/about/ocsl/gallery/

Here's some info about one of the projects.

Answered by TJ Elder
Posted Oct 18, 2010 9:16 PM ET

3.

http://www.islandnet.com/~anngord/downloads/eco-sense-brochure-2008-08.pdf

Here's info on another of the projects. I find this more inspiring than the one above, including this quote: "If it's not affordable it's not sustainable."

Answered by TJ Elder
Posted Oct 18, 2010 9:43 PM ET

4.

Thanks Thomas. There is a link in the PDF brochure that leads to another website:
http://www.islandnet.com/~anngord/
which has a link to another PDF:
http://www.islandnet.com/~anngord/downloads/eco-sense-info-sheet.pdf
which contains some interesting information.
Thanks again.

Answered by Lucas Durand
Posted Oct 19, 2010 2:05 PM ET

5.

Ha. Just noticed it's all the same website. Need more coffee I guess.

Answered by Lucas Durand
Posted Oct 19, 2010 2:06 PM ET

Other Questions in General questions

Flogging the half dead vapor barrier horse…

In General questions | Asked by L. M. | Jul 26, 15

Final Countdown, will 2" Foam be worth it for me?

In Energy efficiency and durability | Asked by Nicholas C | Jul 28, 15

Insulating a wall that is exterior on 2nd floor, interior on 1st.

In General questions | Asked by Clay Whitenack | Jul 28, 15

Pretty Good House in Iowa

In Green building techniques | Asked by Thomas R | Jul 27, 15
Register for a free account and join the conversation


Get a free account and join the conversation!
Become a GBA PRO!