Notwithstanding all the factors hammering the real estate world in 2009, we had the opportunity to cover over sixty-two innovative green homes.  Forward thinkers all over the country, and the world for that matter, are finding ways to develop, renovate, design, and build greener homes in different ways.  Some are more affordable.  Some are more efficient.  Some are certified at the highest level.  Some are prefabricated in days.  They're all interesting and innovative.  Click the text links below for more images and information.

Clayton Homes Unveils the i-House

Modern EcoDEEP Haus Now Complete!

Levine Green Home Rehab in Eagle Rock

Green Prefab Cottage in a Day

Alter Eco LEED Platinum Luxury Home

The BUILDER LivingHome by KieranTimberlake

Ultra Modern, Green Maryfield Home in Utah

Modern Green Atlanta at 81 Weatherby

B-Line Small, Stylishly Green Prefab

A Living House by R&Sie Architects

Taliesin Mod. Fab™ Now Complete!

Ideabox Confluence Green Prefab Now Showing!

Unity House Takes LEED Platinum

Looking for LEED Platinum in Palm Springs

Place Houses Prefab in the Pacific Northwest

Earl's Montesilo House on the Provo River

Metheny Modular Green Wedge House in North Carolina

An Affordable Green Habitat for Humanity House

Platinum Green Home Renovation in Portland

Platinum HGTV Green Home 2009 in Florida

Picton Brothers LEED Platinum Home in Connecticut

Modern Green Home Conserves in Venice

Efficient Modern Home Built for $70k

Modern Passive Solar Cascade House in Toronto

LEED Platinum RainShine House in Georgia

True Zero Net Energy Home in Vermont

Blue Sky Homes Green Prefab in Yucca Valley

Modern Dwelling Shed in Port Townsend

World's First Active House in Denmark

Platinum Off the Grid Buffalo House by Studio 804

Stylishly Small Idea House by Modern Cabana

First LEED Platinum Home in Virginia

Green Cubed Home in Phinney Ridge Seattle

The Ultimate Modern Desert House

New Lazor Designed Home in Sausalito

LionForce Efficient Green Home in San Antonio

Maison IDEKIT Container Home in Quebec

LEED Platinum UR 45 Home in Dallas

Low Tech Container Cabin Retreat in Texas

The Sage Sets a LEED Platinum Record in Eugene

Beautiful Modern LEED Home in Illinois

Green Rowhouse Rehab on Montrose in Philadelphia

Modern Green Homes in Beacon Hill Seattle

100k House Gets All Sorts of Props in Philly

A Simple Yet Functional Container Home in Thailand

Green Simplicity with a Preform Prefab

Modern Green Container House in Houston

Net Zero Energy Workforce Homes on Lopez Island

First LEED Platinum Prefab in New York

English Residence Relies on Solar Power

New Orleans Gets Platinum Style Float Home

Platinum Net Zero Energy Yannell House in Chicago

Mesmerizing House with a Solar Skin by Team Germany

Libeskind Villa Prefab Now Complete in Germany

A Beautiful Green Prefab in Bend Oregon

Zero Energy Idea House in Washington

LEED Platinum Ross Street House in Wisconsin

Efficient SIPs House Now Complete in Portland

A Super Efficient Straw BaleHaus in the UK

Living Smart, Green in Salt Lake City

Efficient SIPs House in Virginia

First LEED Platinum Renovation in Georgia

If you like some of these homes, save this article for reference.  Also, for more inspiration, make sure to view our single family archives and last year's innovative green homes.  We'll have more in 2010, and maybe it'll be your home?  Drop us a note when you get a chance.


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