Green Renovation: 1840 Farmhouse Gets Energy-Efficient, Green Makeover

The home was “not in good shape” when Brian Halprin of Bloomfield, Michigan-based Green Building Services pllc (GBS) came to discuss the renovation with its current owner, James Lowe. Over the generations, the farmhouse had been home to five different owners—including one who fought in the Civil War—but it was close to losing its own battle against time and the elements.


Brian and Brad at the 2008 Michigan Green Expo

Consulting services we offer include:

  • Enterprise Green Communities – Client representation, specification review/writing, field verification, staff training and resident orientation, from inception through certification. “EGC’s mission is to create opportunities for low- and moderate-income households through affordable housing in diverse,

Building and Construction

Building and Construction

 Building and Construction services we offer include:

  • Expertise in Custom Single Family Residential / Multi-Family / Small Commercial Construction
    • New, remodel or additions.
  • An integrated Design + Build process.
    • Using GBS as both your Architect and Builder provides for reduced cost and less changes while maintaining design intent from inception to completion.