Choosing a Contractor

Who do you call? Where do you start? Your choice of contractor is an important one, and you have a lot of companies to choose from. How do you narrow down the choices and finally make a selection? There are no magic answers, but over the years I’ve come up with some guidelines to share with […]

Green Certification and You

So, you may ask, just what is  Green certification and how does it help in building a Green home, or renovating my existing home? Simply put, Green certification is a way for you to know that a new home or renovation really incorporates design and features that make it more sustainable than a home “built […]

Sustainable Homes Summit on February 2nd!

Sometimes creating quality, energy efficient home construction means networking with other people who are excited about it. That’s why New Leaf Home Design and the Greater Akron Innovation Network for Sustainability (GAINS) are hosting the first northeast Ohio Sustainable Homes Summit at 5:30pm February 2nd at the Mustard Seed Café, 3885 West Market Street in Montrose. […]