Live Green, Live Smart/The Sustainable House™ is a participant in the LEED for Homes Pilot Project™ transforming an ordinary post-war rambler in a suburban neighborhood into a Century House that will be energy efficient, environmentally healthy, respectful of the natural environment, and comfortable for family life as climate and energy resources alter in the coming decades. The Sustainable House™ intends to become the nation's first home remodel to achieve LEED Platinum Certification - the highest level of efficient design.
The collaborative team remodeling this home is committed to using the best off-the-shelf and state-of-the-science materials and techniques to reconstruct an ordinary residence into a demonstration of best practices in sustainability, minimizing carbon footprint, preserving natural resources, and living with as much energy independence as attainable. The house will be a demonstration laboratory occupied by an ordinary American family - extraordinarily monitored for the performance of systems and materials for the next three years.
Bruce Ticknor, DFI’s Director of New Market Development, stated: “We are proud to participate in this green project through our licensee, Easy Clean Home of San Diego. We are strongly committed to supporting the movement towards “greening” homes. DFI’s patented nanotechnology offers a quick, easy and cost-effective way to convert existing living spaces into green, healthy environments.”
Greg Hagenah, Business Partner at Easy Clean San Diego, a California-based DFI Licensee, in charge of this project, commented: “We are honored to be included in the Livegreen LiveSmart project. The ‘Easy Clean Home’ process eliminates the need for traditional household cleaning chemicals, while protecting and preserving valuable interior and exterior surfaces, and the environment. Through our relationships with state-of-the-art hygienic surface technology providers like DFI, we can economically convert existing homes into a Green Easy-to-Clean Home."