Tulsa Gets First Green Single-Family Home

LandMark Resources LLC started construction on the first single-family home in Tulsa with the certification goal of Gold under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Homes.
Framing on the house, 1536 E. 35th Place, began early this month.
LandMark Resources was recently selected as the exclusive Southern Living Custom Builder Program member in Oklahoma, and the new LEED be featured as a Southern Living Dream Home. Each year, Southern Living selects members based on their reputation among local business and consumers, strength of presence in their respective markets, superior quality and attention to detail, innovative style and other criteria.
LandMark Resources will play host to a tour of the home this fall to benefit the non-profit organization Sustainable Tulsa.
The LEED for Homes Green Building Rating System is a consensus-based tool developed by the U.S. Green Building Council that verifies the durability, sustainability and performance of homes. It is a nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green homes.
In order to achieve the Gold certification, this home will be Energy Star certified and include the following: geothermal heating & cooling system; Icynene spray foam insulation; water conservation system; energy efficient features; indoor air quality features; recycled building materials; Energy Star rated appliances, windows, lighting and plumbing fixtures.
Matt Means, owner of LandMark Resources LLC, has worked in custom home construction for more than five years and is a Certified Graduate Builder and a Certified Green Professional by the National Association of Home Builders.

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