Swanky New LA Mega Mansion Seeks LEED

Recession not an issue? Looking for a pad in Los Angeles? May we alert you to a new home slated for construction in the Doheny Hills neighborhood, atop the the “coveted and prestigious Bird Street,” specifically designed to knock your high-end green socks off.

This 12,000 square foot, seven bedroom home will feature 180 degree views, “stunning design and unparalleled luxury,” all in a projected LEED certified package, including solar, radiant heat/cooling, and water reclamation. It also includes such essentials as an Infinity Pool and spa, home theatre, a bar and lounge, a gym and spa, a massage room, an outdoor kitchen, two elevators, and (yes) a hair salon.

LA LEED Estate

image via Gillian Caine

Could anything this large really be considered energy efficient? We’ll leave that for others to decide. If you’re interested in the virtual tour, it can be found online through the real estate website of Gillian Caine. And, just in case you are wondering, there is no listed price tag. But, as the old saying goes, if you have to ask…

LA LEED Estate 2

image via Gillian Caine

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Susan DeFreitas has covered all manner of green technology for EarthTechling since 2009. She is a graduate of Prescott College for the Liberal Arts and the Environment, and has a background in marketing green businesses. Her work on green living has been featured in Yes! Magazine, the Utne Reader and Natural Home.