• Green certified residence in Decatur, Georgia. A LEED Platinum and NGBS Emerald certified single family home featuring native landscaping. Front of house, view from street at night time.

About This Project

Decatur, GA


This single family home is an infill project in the MAK historic district in Decatur, Georgia. Designed from the start for the highest possible performance, it achieved the highest levels of certification in all available programs that SK Collaborative provides services for. It was the first house certified under the 2015 National Green Building Standard, meeting Emerald level. Unique features of this allelectric home include ductless heat pumps for space conditioning, an energy recovery ventilator, Cradleto-Cradle certified composite exterior trim and siding, nontoxic termite barrier, an induction cooktop, condensing nonducted clothes dryer, and nontoxic finishes throughout.

Certifications Received

NGBS Green - Emerald, LEED Platinum, Earthcraft House, Zero Energy Ready Home


NAHB Best In Green, 2017. USBGC LEED Home of the Year, 2017. EarthCraft House High Performance Award, 2017. Zero Energy Ready Home Honorable Mention, 2017. Design Award, City of Decatur Historic Commission, 2017.

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