Chris Miles has more than 40 years experience building and remodeling homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. In 1999, he learned about building science;” the way we construct our homes; and since then, has continued to study and learn ways to build more energy efficient, healthy, durable, and sustainable residential projects.
Since 2004, Chris Miles became a recognized leader in the North Texas high performance and green” building industry first as a producer and project manager, and now as a builder with his company, GreenCraft Builders, LLC.
In 2010 GreenCraft built its first “net-zero” energy home, the TimberCreek Zero Energy House, The TimberCreek Zero Energy House is a 2500 square foot demonstration project for the Department of Energy’s “Building America” program to encourage homeowners and builders to take the next step in living and building in a more fiscally and environmentally sensible manner. This home will incorporate renewable energy resources as well as eco-friendly materials and building practices to achieve a high-performance “net zero” home with minimal impact on the environment.
Other acclaimed “high performance” and “green” home construction or remodeling projects in which Chris has been instrumental include:
Argyle House – Energy Star
TimberCreek Zero Energy House – LEED H Platinum certified, EVHA Gold Award
Colleyville Eco House – LEED H Platinum certified, EVHA Silver Award
Bannister High Performance House – LEED H Platinum certified; EVHA Silver Award
The Airplane House – LEED H Platinum certified
House Talk Renovation House
A GreenCraft home comes with the assurance that the homeowners are benefiting from Chris Miles’ expertise, knowledge and skill. Miles works with the homeowners to make sure that each new GreenCraft home is custom-designed and built utilizing the most advanced building science techniques. Each new GreenCraft home features the latest products designed to ensure efficiency, excellent air quality and healthy living. GreenCraft services include: architectural design, new home construction and remodeling.
- 2011 National Energy Value Housing Award (EVHA), Hot Climate, Gold
- 2010 National Energy Value Housing Award (EVHA), Hot Climate, Silver
- 2009 National Energy Value Housing Award (EVHA), Hot Climate, Silver
- 2009 National EVHA Peoples Choice Award
- 2007 Dallas HBA “Green Building Advocate of the Year”
- 2003 Fort Worth Builders Association “Remodeler of the Year”
In addition to GreenCraft Builders LLC, for more than 20 years Miles educated homeowners, other builders and remodelers on HouseTalk Today, his popular North Texas radio show.
Chris, also does speaking engagements to various groups on “green” building, rainwater collection, and other aspects of the homes he builds.