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Adam D. Bearup is from Western Michigan and has spent the last decade pushing the limits of conventional building. Winner of multiple national awards for green building, Adam has built several firsts, including: the first home owner funded LEED for Homes-Platinum home in Michigan, the first LEED for Homes-Platinum log home in America, the 2009 Green Builder Magazine Home of the Year, and the largest off-the-grid underground farm in the world!
Recognized by building industry insiders as one of the top green builders in North America, Adam D. Bearup builds for research and to prove that with little effort, a lot can be done to make a home more earth friendly and energy efficient.
Adam D. Bearup is the only builder ever to achieve the Green Building Grand Slam. The Green Building Grand Slam includes building four or more of the mainstream green building envelopes using the same team and management philosophy. Adam has built and written about his experience with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), Advanced Framing, Conventional Framing, and Earth Shelters.
Adam D. Bearup combines his success and talents in green building with his over 20 years of experience in the entertainment business to create a unique learning environment for people who attend his classes, watch videos of the projects that he builds, and those who reads what he writes.