Fox Meadows Independent Living is NGBS Certified!

Fox Meadows Independent Living in McLeansboro, IL, recently achieved the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Silver Certification! Located a block from the McLeansboro town square, this two-story affordable housing development provides 30 dwelling units to independent seniors, and includes a variety of common spaces and outdoor patio area for residents.

Key green features at Fox Meadows Independent Living include:

  • Use of materials manufactured using renewable energy
  • Exceeds the IECC 2009 requirements by 17%
  • Use of advance air sealing technique for energy efficiency
  • Water saving showers, toilets and faucets
  • Landscaping comprised of native plantings requiring no irrigation
  • Low VOC paints and coatings
  • All Energy Star rated light fixtures and exhaust fans
  • Roof overhangs and covered porches used to protect doors and windows from precipitation and solar radiation
  • Use of prefabricated floor and roof trusses and wall panels for material efficiency


WJW is proud to have been a team member on this sustainable project!



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