Eco ZERO: Minimal Footprint meets SPacious Design

The Eco Zero defines the phrase "Big things come in small packages". As one of the most energy efficient homes available in the Chicago area you are guaranteed to reduce living costs by saving energy at home. This is beyond green living, this is improving your quality of life in every aspect imaginable.


Build your own home with our easy build process. It's easier than you think to start building your dream home. 





  • 1,600 square feet above grade
  • Energy efficient, three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, with an open first floor plan perfect for living and entertaining
  • Private owners’ suite, second floor laundry, available finished basement with large living space, and additional bedroom and full bathroom
  • Option for roof-top deck, perfect for unique social gatherings
  • Option for attached or detached garage
  • Solar ready with the option for integrated solar panels and electric car charging station
  • Zero Energy Ready Home is built to LEED for Homes Gold level standards
  • Certified Energy Star for Homes and Indoor Air PLUS
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Give your eco-model a touch of “wow” with one of these customizable facades

Modern Farmhouse

Classic Farmhouse

Urban Farmhouse

Modern Prairie

Ultra Modern




CURIOUS ABOUT PRICING? GET YOUR ANSWERS HERE  This guide will walk you through the process of building a custom BrightLeaf  home, what goes into the final price, and what to expect when working with our  team. DOWNLOAD PRICING GUIDE

Interact with one of our homes or take a video tour of an eco 3 model.



Kick back and enjoy the beauty of the home with this video tour.