Living Well in Westchester

Westchester Green

Since December 2006, I have been posting here at Living Well in Westchester and its been a great success. Dedicated to residential architecture and design, Living Well is a great place for me to share thoughts and information on general topics that interest me most. This past year, I’ve received many requests for information on green [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

LEED-Platinum Carbon Neutral

From Inhabitat.com: Carbon-neutral buildings are not new news, but the first-ever LEED-platinum carbon neutral building certainly is. The Aldo Leopold Foundation Headquarters, located in Wisconsin, has been certified as the the first ever, fully LEED-platinum certified, carbon neutral building in the world, making it the greenest building ever built, with zero footprint and great design. Read more Designed [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

Smoke Alarms: New York State Res...

In January, New York State began enforcing a new version of the Building Code. We receive many questions about smoke alarms. Where are they required? Do they need to be hardwired? Well, here is the text from the 2007 Residential Code of New York State: [F] R313.1 Smoke alarms. Smoke alarms shall be installed in [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

One Day Late

Happy Spring!
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

Tour Turkey Hill

Erinn, over at the happy living Blog, points us to an online tour of Martha’s former estate, Turkey Hill. Check it out here.
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago
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