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.
Chris, also does speaking engagements to various groups on "green" building, rainwater collection, and other aspects of the homes he builds.