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Cherokee Launches Mainstream GreenHome Virtual Tour
Raleigh, N.C. – Homebuilders and buyers across the country can experience Cherokee’s Mainstream GreenHome through a new, online virtual tour at The interactive tour showcases the cutting-edge features of the Mainstream GreenHome, an idea home that brings green building to a home that looks and feels like its neighbors yet uses less energy and water and provides a healthier living environment.
October 10, 2008

Cherokee’s Mainstream GreenHome Certified LEED Platinum
Raleigh, N.C. – Cherokee’s Mainstream GreenHome, a showcase home that proves that environmentally sustainable design can be contemporary and beautiful, received Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Homes program (LEED for Homes). Please visit for a video and project description by Tom Darden, Cherokee’s CEO.
March 26, 2008

Cherokee’s GreenHome Wins Highest EnergyValue Housing Award
Orlando, Fla. – With construction of its National Homebuilder Mainstream GreenHomeTM nearly complete, Cherokee was honored at the 2008 International Builders Show (IBS) with the 2008 Gold EnergyValue Housing Award (EVHA), the highest honor bestowed upon a home by the National Association of Home Builders Research Center (NAHBRC) and Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE’s National Energy Renewable Laboratories (NREL) and the Research Center presented Cherokee with a Gold Award for successfully integrating cutting-edge, energy-efficient features into all aspects of the project.
February 15, 2008

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