Chapel Hill, NC, US
Michael Chandler is president of Chandler Design-Build and has been designing and building high-performance homes since 1978.
Michael volunteered with the NAHB Research Center to help create the new NAHB-ICC National Green Building Standard and also worked with his local HBA to establish their Green Building Council and implement a credible third-party certification process. He’s a long term Energy Star Partner and a charter member of DOE’s Builders Challenge program.
His company has been a finalist at the NAHB National Green Building Awards twice for green custom home of the year and has received national recognition for excellence in aging-in-place design. He’s been named one of the top fifty builders to work for in America twice and has won a Pacesetter award for his profit sharing plan.
Michael is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and he’s also an advisor and Blogger at www.GreenBuildingAdvisor.com.
It was one of those homes that always made me smile, a homestead done right behind a reflecting pond. A modest stone-wrapped cabin with an old tin roof set in…
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