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  • Ettlinger green home remodel, Oakland
       
    When Judi Ettlinger and Carl Gardeman began remodeling their Oakland home in 1999, they made energy efficiency a top priority. The project initially involved expanding an unfinished area at the back of the house to include a family room, laundry, guest bedroom, half kitchen, one and a half baths, 
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  • Mast green home remodel, Oakland
       

    Green remodeling makes sense for every style of home, including the East Bay’s beloved Craftsman bungalows. When Bruce Mast and Juliet Cox decided to renovate the kitchen in their 1923 Craftsman home, they made sure that new windows, cabinets,flooring and other finishes harmonized with the original style.

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  • Parlette residence, green remodel in Berkeley, CA
       
    Architect and homeowner Chris Parlette transformed a tiny, nondescript house into a light-filled home that’s energy efficient, spacious and stylish.
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  • Everleigh green home remodel in Berkeley, CA
       
    Randy Eveleigh’s small Berkeley home has undergone a radical transformation. The property’s original house dates to 1928; over the next few decades several poorly built additions were tacked on, transforming the structure into a duplex.
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  • Yu green home, Oakland, CA
       
    On a lot ravaged by the Oakland firestorm, Gloria and Peter Yu built a sun-splashed contemporary house that’s admired as much for its striking design as for its approach to green building.
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  • Sycamore Heights by Summerhill Homes, Pleasanton, CA
    Success Stories   
    At Sycamore Heights in Pleasanton, SummerHill Homes is currently building executive-style homes that surpass local green building requirements.
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  • Wolff green home, Castro Valley, CA
       

    A homeowner designs a hillside house that’s green from its concrete piers to its recycled roof shakes

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  • Ponderosa Classics at Ironwood, green home construction in Pleasanton
    Success Stories   

    Ponderosa Classics is a new master-planned community under construction near downtown Pleasanton. Every home will include the standard energy efficiency and green features listed here in “Green at a Glance.” In addition, homebuyers can make a further commitment to green living by opting for the Zero Energy Home package and other green features offered by the developer, Ponderosa Homes.

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  • Laney College green-built house, Oakland, CA
    Success Stories   
    Laney College’s Green Built Housing Project offers students in its Carpentry Department an unparalleled opportunity to learn the ins and outs of building eco-friendly houses. In partnership with the City of Oakland and the Oakland Rotary Club, the project has already completed one house and has another under construction.
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  • 1537 Webster Street, StopWaste's LEED Platinum Certified Office Building in Oakland
    Success Stories   

    Read all about how we put our green building and Bay-Friendly Landscaping know-how to work when we renovated an old building in Oakland to create a healthy, energy efficient new office. The project was the first renovated building in the country to earn LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating in the LEED Green Building Rating System.

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