Gallery: Build It Green Certified Residence in Los Angeles

 

The Jacobson Residence is a brand new construction in Los Angeles with a high eco factor – enough so that it is Build It Green and ENERGY STAR certified! If you’re not familiar with Build It Green, it’s another green building certification, not quite as popular or well-known as USGBC’s LEED program, but still an effective tool to help build more sustainable homes. LA-based Wick Architecture was responsible for the design of this home, which includes rainwater collection, eco-materials, and energy and water efficient design (and we have to say it’s easy on the eyes too!).

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  1. manny April 28, 2010 at 1:28 am

    Attitudes to energy are changing. Until fairly recently, this may not have been a particularly big deal. Most people now would pay more for an energy-efficient home. I believe that in the future, a green home will be more important than a fashionable home.

  2. eco-panda April 25, 2010 at 11:03 am

    omg i love everything about this house. i would totally live in it :)

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