January 12, 2011

Modular Homes Named Stunning Platinum Projects

Belles Townhomes are the first LEED Platinum certified multi-family units in San Francisco.
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KieranTimberlake's KTLH 1.5 and Belles Townhomes, created with developer LivingHomes, appeared in a list of 19 Stunning Platinum Projects of 2010 on Jetson Green.

The Belles Townhomes, located in the Presidio National Park in San Francisco, are the first multifamily homes in San Francisco to receive LEED Platinum Certification. The townhomes are also GreenPoint Rated with a score of 158 (50 points are required for a green rating). This system was developed by the nonprofit Build-It-Green to promote green building of new homes in California to maximize energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, and improved indoor air quality. Read more

The KTLH 1.5 is a single family home located in Newport Beach, CA. It first appeared at the 2009 International Builders Show, traveled to Long Beach for the 2009 TED Conference, and was finally installed in its current location in one day. Read more