Case Studies

MULTIFAMILY PROJECTS

La Pradera - Affordable Multifamily housing project (8 multifamily buildings =60 units, 1 community building). Modern multistory ICF building designed to meet a HERS index of 59 and obtain the NM Sustainable Building Tax Credit (SBTC).

  • Hobbs, NM
  • Gold registered project
  • Developer – Tierra Reality Trust
  • Contractor – Tierra Construction
  • Stephen Crozier – 575.737.9636

Elements – Market rate Attached housing project (80 townhouses) in the heart of downtown. This is a modern three story townhouse project, stick frame designed to meet a minimum HERS index of 58 and obtain the NM SBTC.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Gold registered
  • Developer – Romero Rose LLC
  • Contractor – Gerald Martin
  • Homer Robinson – 505.764.3094

Green Space – Six different prototype green modular homes. Affordable and market rate 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes manufactured in North Little Rock, AR to meet LEED Gold standards. These energy efficient homes are both durable and elegant. These units have been developed to make LEED homes affordable to all. The base price starts at $85 a square foot.

  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Gold Registered projects
  • Developer – Sustain Ability
  • Contractor – Sustain Ability or local Community Development Corporation (CDC)
  • Matt Bell – 501.227.0648

New Life Homes 4 – Affordable Attached Housing and Multifamily project (24 attached housing units, 1 multifamily building = 24 units and 1 community building). This is a one and two story apartment complex and triplex townhouse project located on the west side. The project is stick frame designed to meet a minimum HERS index of 60 and obtain the NM SBTC.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Silver registered
  • Developer – New Life Homes
  • Contractor – Gerald Martin
  • John Bloomfield – 505.293.7553

Villa Alegre – Affordable Attached housing project (40 buildings = 110 units, 2 community buildings) in the downtown historical district. The project has over a 200 KW photovoltaic system and a 110 hole geothermal field. The project is stick frame designed to meet a minimum HERS index of 32 and obtain the NM SBTC.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Platinum registered
  • Developer – Santa Fe Civic Housing Authority
  • Contractor – Pavilion Construction
  • Ed Romero – 505.988.2859

Daskalos Apartments – Market rate Multifamily housing project (2 buildings = 30 units) in the Reynolds neighborhood. The project is of modern design, stick frame, solar thermal for domestic water designed to meet a minimum HERS index of 57 and obtain the NM SBTC.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Gold registered
  • Developer – Michelle Daskalos
  • Contractor – K&M Construction

Glendale Apartments – Market rate Multifamily housing project consisting of the renovation and remodel of 4 buildings (96 units). The project is from the 1960’s built of CMU with almost no insulation. Increased building envelope performance and equipment improvements along with solar thermal for domestic water whelped this project achieve a HERS index in the low 70’s.

  • Fayettville, Arkansas
  • LEED Gold registered
  • Developer – RMD Properties, LLC
  • Contractor – CR Crawford
  • Matt Bell – 501-539-1501

Silver Gardens II – Affordable Multifamily housing project (56 units) in the heart of downtown. This is a modern four story project, stick framed designed to meet a minimum HERS index of 58 and obtain the NM SBTC.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • LEED Platinum registered
  • Energy Star Midrise Pilot
  • Enterprise Green Communities Program
  • Developer – Romero Rose LLC
  • Contractor – Gerald Martin
  • Homer Robinson – 505.764.3094

Luna Lodge – Affordable Multifamily (4 buildings = 30 units) renovation and new addition project of an old historic motel on Route 66. The existing portion of the building will be renovated to provide a high level of energy efficiency and indoor air quality. The renovation and new addition will be designed to meet a minimum HERS index of 60 and obtain the NM SBTC.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • LEED Gold registered
  • Historical Preservation Tax Credit
  • Developer – New Life Homes
  • Contractor – Gerald Martin

Plaza Feliz – Affordable Multifamily and Attached Housing infill project. This project will achieve a HERS of 60 or better and submit for the NM SBTC with the use of solar thermal for domestic hot water, a highly insulated envelope and efficient mechanical equipment.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • LEED Gold registered
  • Developer – Greater Albuquerque Housing Partnership
  • Developer – New Life Homes
  • Louis Kolker – 505.244.1614

Blue Horizon – This project is an assisted living project consisting of 4 Multifamily buildings and 7 Attached housing buildings. This project will achieve a HERS of 60 or better and submit for the NM SBTC.

  • Las Cruces, NM
  • LEED Gold registered
  • Developer – Blue Horizon
  • Contractor – TBD
  • Gary Williams – 575.528.0022

Tom Roy Youth Guidance Home – This project is the renovation and remodel of a 10 bedroom group home for battered and abused children. This project will meet all requirements of the 2009 IECC.

  • Missoula, MT
  • LEED Silver registered
  • Developer – Youth Homes Inc.
  • Contractor – TBD
  • Whitney Schwab – 406-240-0314

Village at Falcon Ridge – This project is a farmer’s work force housing project that will be net zero. The project is broken into two phase of 30 units each. This project will achieve a HERS of 0 by implementing indigenous cooling schemes along with solar thermal and PV’s.

  • Las Cruces, NM
  • LEED Platinum registered
  • Enterprise Green Communities Program
  • National Green Building Standard – ICC 700
  • Builders Challenge
  • Developer – Blue Horizon
  • Gary Williams – 575.528.0022

YES Housing- The renovation of ten (10) Single Family homes that were part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (1)

  • Sandoval County, NM
  • Valencia County, NM
  • Neighborhood Stabilization Program
  • Developer – YES Housing
  • Michelle Den Bleyker – 505.254.1373

Clovis Hotel – This project is an Adaptive Reuse of Historic Hotel and New Construction of

59-unit affordable rental lofts including 8,000 sf Commercial Space. The project will be very energy efficient with 80% passive solar orientation and includes photovoltaic arrays and wind turbines.

  • Clovis, NM
  • LEED Platinum certification targeted
  • Developer – Tierra Reality Trust
  • Contractor – Century Construction
  • Stephen Crozier – 575.737.9636

Vista Hermosa Apartments – Proposed acquisition / rehabilitation of a 60 unit affordable housing project currently owned by the Region VI Housing Authority

  • Hobbs, NM
  • Enterprise Green Communities Program
  • Developer – YES Housing
  • Michelle Den Bleyker – 505.254.1373

Enterprise Consultant – Brad E. Hill Consulting. Inc – Performed draw inspections for demolition, site remediation and infrastructure.

    • Sawmill Community Housing Trust – Phase II / Albuquerque
    • Greater Albuquerque Housing Partnership – Barelas Neighborhood development / Albuquerque

 

LIHTC Mortgage Finance Authority Projects – submitted in 2010 (received no funding):

Casa de Vida Nueva – Affordable single family attached housing (6 buildings = 30 units)

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Gold certification level targeted
  • Developer – New Life Homes
  • Contractor – Gerald Martin
  • John Bloomfield – 505.293.7553

Dal Paso - Affordable Multifamily project (7 buildings = 72 units, 1 community building)

  • Hobbs, NM
  • Gold certification level targeted
  • Developer – YES Housing
  • Contractor – Pavilion Construction
  • Michelle DenBleyker 505.254.1373

 

Montana Point – Affordable attached housing project (61 townhouses)

  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Platinum certification level targeted
  • Developer – JL Gray Company
  • Contractor – TBD
  • Tom Andrews – 575.525.1199

Playa Escondido - Affordable Multifamily seniors project (20 multifamily buildings =61 units, 1 community center)

  • Hobbs, NM
  • Gold certification level targeted
  • Developer – Tierra Reality Trust
  • Contractor – TBD
  • Stephen Crozier – 575.737.9636

 

Supportive Housing Coalition of NM – Affordable Multifamily (1 buildings = 60 units)

  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Platinum certification level targeted
  • Developer – Supportive Housing Coalition of NM
  • Contractor – TBD
  • Mark Allison – 505.255.3643

 

Sundowner – Affordable Multifamily (1 buildings = 71 units)

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Gold certification level targeted
  • Developer – New Life Homes
  • Contractor – Gerald Martin
  • John Bloomfield – 505.293.7553

SINGLE FAMILY PROJECTS

 

  • W/J Ranch/Vision House Aspen – A speculative luxury home in Aspen, COdeveloped by Paradigm Construction and chosen by Green Builder Magazine as a Vision House project.
  • Las Placitas Compound – 4 market rate and one affordable market rate single family houses in Santa Fe, NM developed by McDowell Construction Company
  • Sierra Norte – 5 affordable single family houses in Las Cruces, NM developed by Community Action Agency of Southern NM
  • Eagles Nest – a vacation home for Ken LaRoe CEO of First Green Bank in Robbinsville, NC
  • Green Insight currently has over 30 homes in the certification process at this time in AR, CO, FL, NC, and NM. Contact us for a list of these projects.

Current Projects – Certified

  • Loring Residence in Las Cruces NM – Silver Certified
  • Soledad Canyon Earth Builder, Las Cruces NM – Silver Certified
  • Tucker Residence in Santa Fe NM – Platinum Certified

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