Eric Hughes, the green home designer (Image Design, LLC)

Image Design, LLC is a national award winning sustainable residential design firm, located in East Grand Rapids Michigan. We design energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, sustainable, or green ho

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We are West Michigans Leading Sustainable Residential Design Firm. We designed our first green home for a client in 2002 well before it was cool to design green homes, and we have been doing it with a passion ever since. We were the designer of the 2007, 2008 & 2009 Michigan Energy Fair Show House. We also were one of the recipeant of the GLREA Exemplary Project Award for 2007. And the Design Firm of West Michigan's first LEED for Homes "Platinum" Certified projects.

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We specialize in Sustainble or Green residential design. All of our designs follow the LEED for Homes guidelines and include some of the following Passive Solar Design, Lifetime Design, Not So Big House Phlosphies, Wind Generation, Soloar Hot Water, Radiant Heat, Geothermal Heating and Cooling, Photovoltaic, ICF construction, SIP Panel Construction and Advanced Framing Methods.

"Residential Green Building Advocate" for the West Michigan Chapter of the USGBC