Author Archives: Dave Eifrid

LEED Platinum Home in Ann Arbor

We have recently completed certification of a LEED Platinum home in Ann Arbor. This home features: Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles to produce almost all electrical needs.  Solar shingles blend in with standard asphalt roofing shingles but perform like a solar panel … Continue reading

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Greenlife featured in DTE Energy Smarts of Michigan publication

We were featured in this summers DTE Energy Smarts publication which was mailed out to millions of homes across the state.  The article discusses the Karmo residence which we helped reduce the overall energy consumption while improving indoor air quality … Continue reading

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LEED for Homes project completed

Construction has recently been completed on a potential LEED for Homes Platinum project located at 5051 Beach Road in Troy, Michigan.  This home was built by Thomas Sebold and Associates (TSA) and designed by Young and Young Architects.  It is … Continue reading

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The Bird and The Bread is now Open

We have recently completed the construction on the new 11,000 sq ft restaurant in downtown Birmingham, Michigan. Features include two beautiful butcher block bar tops, a wine wall with over 1400 bottles, 24 unique beers and ciders on draft, and … Continue reading

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The Bird and the Bread Restaurant

We have started construction on a new restaurant located in historic downtown Birmingham.  At 210 S Old woodward, The Bird and the Bread will feature state of the art induction stoves at the entrance which will welcome you with steamed … Continue reading

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Net Zero Energy Collaborative will appear at Rancho Deluxe

Net Zero Energy Collaborative will be appearing at the Rancho Deluxe “Behind the Drywall Tour” hosted by Meadowlark Energy and Urban Ashes in Ann Arbor, MI December 8-10th, 2012. Net Zero Energy Collaborative is acting as the LEED administrator and … Continue reading

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Energy Star Partner

Greenlife Building is an official Energy Star partner.  We are committed to the Energy Star program on all new construction projects. Find out more about Energy Star for your next project.  

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Open House: Oldest LEED for Homes project ever attempted

Come visit the oldest LEED for Homes project during construction. 514 Lawerence, Ann Arbor MI Thursday May 10th, 2012 / 3:00pm to 7:00pm A tour will begin every hour stating at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm. This home dates back … Continue reading

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10kW Photo Voltaic system installed

Below is 10kW photovoltaic system recently installed in Ypsilanti. This will save the customer about $250.00 per month on their electricity bill!

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The most important “Green Feature”, Not just a lot of hot air!

Many home owners ask me what the most important green feature would be to implement if funds were limited.  Is it solar thermal, photovoltaics, a green roof…  My answer is not the most exciting, and it is tough to show … Continue reading

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