The Lenawee Intermediate School District Monday formally opened the Center for a Sustainable Future. The $4 million, 9,000-square-foot building and its surrounding 75 acres of fields and forests will serve as a living laboratory for the future of agriculture. But as important as agriculture is, this spectacular new educational asset is a whole lot more than that.
Whirlpool Corp., the world’s largest manufacturer of home appliances, announced that the first building constructed on the company’s new Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum certification.
The Ann Arbor-based green building and remodeling company Meadowlark Builderes says it has taken a run-down Victorian home built in 1910 and transformed it into a showplace for energy efficiency, smart building technology and family-friendly design.