Scott Sanders

Sustainability Enthusiast, Process Expert, and The Guy Who Makes it Run Smoothly

Recent Posts

The Health Benefits of a Certified-Green Custom Home

The home is where the heart is, so it's best to make sure your home is healthy. How so? Green construction, or energy-efficient home building, is more than just being environmentally conscious and eco-friendly. The materials, technology, and practices used to build green is also healthier for your mind, your body, and your family. 

Tue, May 15, 2018
Scott Sanders

Understanding the True Cost of Home Ownership

Have you been thinking about buying or building a new home? When you do, what factors are you taking into consideration?

Tue, May 15, 2018
Scott Sanders

Choosing Your Neighborhood in Chicagoland: Western Suburbs

As the third largest city in the country, Chicago covers 234 square miles. But Chicagoland—the sprawling suburbs and towns surrounding the city—clocks in at 10,857 square miles. That’s a lot of space to cover, and if you’re unfamiliar with the area, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and turned around by the range and difference of suburbs.

Wed, Apr 18, 2018
Scott Sanders
The 10 most crucial questions to ask your builder  Get your building project started out right by taking time to save time with  this free guide to working with your builder. Download Now

Black Hole Sun: What Recent Solar Panel Tariffs Mean for Green Building

Politics and home construction aren’t often in the same conversation but the latest news of the US enacting steep tariffs on China—where many construction materials and products are manufactured—is affecting all industries, especially solar product companies.

Thu, Apr 12, 2018
Scott Sanders

The Real Costs of Building a Green Home in Chicago

A lot of people are attracted by the idea of building an eco-friendly home but believe the green construction costs just don't make it a practical option for them. If you hold such beliefs, it's time to re-examine them.

Sat, Dec 2, 2017
Scott Sanders

A Guide to a Greener Chicago

Everyone wants to do what they can for the environment. Green choices are often fiscally sound – they save you money by decreasing energy usage – and they let you do your part in preserving a healthy environment for future generations.

Mon, Nov 6, 2017
Scott Sanders
The 10 most crucial questions to ask your builder  Get your building project started out right by taking time to save time with  this free guide to working with your builder. Download Now

Who's Buying Houses Now? A Look at Chicago's Generations of Buyers

If you are a millennial, home buying and settling into a mortgage may not have been a dream in the past. Now, as you grow older, statistics show that you are finally ready to nest and find the perfect home. When is the right time to act on that impulse? According to experts, both nationally and in the Chicago area, you shouldn't wait too long to fulfill your dream.

Mon, Oct 23, 2017
Scott Sanders

Chicago Community of the Month: La Grange

The Chicago area boasts many outstanding neighborhoods and suburbs, each with its own character and appeal. Today, we are going to take a closer look at La Grange, the community we call home.

Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Scott Sanders
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