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Postgreen to Build Affordable Green Home

Postgreen, a real estate development company focusing on modern, green and affordable buildings and homes in Philadelphia's urban neighborhoods, kicked off its first residential development of two modern and green homes in Philadelphia. The project will include two small, two-bedroom homes that will be modern in design and strive to achieve a LEED Silver for Homes rating from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The significance of the project is that one of the homes will be the subject of an experiment or case study to try and prove that a modern and "green" home can be built for $100,000 without sacrificing design or comfort.

"We are excited about the 100k house being a part of our first development and it's potential impact on the current movement for more modest, affordable, modern and green housing in our urban neighborhoods," said Chad Ludeman, postgreen prsident. "We have assembled a high-quality team that does not make compromises to save costs. If we are able to accomplish the goals of the 100k house project then most anyone in any area of the United States should be able to do the same."

The sales price of the homes has yet to be determined but currently is targeted in the $200K to $250K range.

The project will be chronicled in detail at The development team has setup a blog at to document and receive feedback on the entire process.

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