vanEyk Earns LEED Accredited Professional – Homes
Cottage Home VP Reaches Advanced Level of Certification
Holland, Mich., Mar. 15, 2010 – Cottage Home, designers and builders of well appointed beach houses and cottages, announced today that Jeremy vanEyk, Vice President and Construction Manager, has achieved the status of LEED Accredited Professional – Homes. The LEED professional credentialing program was developed to encourage green building professionals to maintain and advance their knowledge and expertise. vanEyk is one of only four industry experts in the state of Michigan to have achieved this advanced level of certification.
The LEED AP Homes credential provides assurances of an individual’s current level of competence and is the mark of the most qualified, educated, and influential green building professionals in the marketplace. This specialty provides a standard for professionals participating in the design and construction of high-performance green homes that use less energy, water, and natural resources; create less waste; and are more healthful and comfortable for the occupants.
“Jeremy’s accreditation underscores our commitment to sustainable design and construction in all our homes and renovations,” commented Brian Bosgraaf, President, Cottage Home. “We congratulate Jeremy on achieving this milestone.”
Cottage Home has built 6 LEED certified homes, and is currently constructing two homes in South Haven which are expected to achieve certification as well. Cottage Home specializes in designing and building well-appointed beach houses and cottages along Lake Michigan’s shoreline, from St. Joseph to Grand Haven.