Chris Miles has more than 30 years experience building and remodeling homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. In 1999, he began learning 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.
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
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
Most of these North Texas high performance homes have air conditioning and heating bills averaging around $35 - $90 per month annually.
- 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"
Miles is a member of Green Built Texas and the Dallas HBA.
In addition to GreenCraft Builders LLC; for more than 14 years, Miles has been educating homeowners, other builders and remodelers on
HouseTalk, his popular North Texas radio show. Currently he can be heard Saturdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Dallas/Ft Worth on 660am The Answer, and on News92FM in Houston.
Chris, also does speaking engagements to various groups on "green" building, rainwater collection, and other aspects of the homes he builds.