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Welcome To Michael Menn Ltd. Architectural and Construction Excellence in the Chicago Area

Architectural and Construction Excellence in Chicago Area

Michael Menn – Architect, AIA, CGR, CAPS, CGP

If you strive for excellence in your life, you have found the people who have turned residential and commercial architectural and construction dreams into reality for more than 30 years.

Michael Menn Ltd. is your premier source for both design (architecture) excellence and build (construction) excellence. We strive to exceed the goals of our clients, be it for renovation, remodeling, additions or new construction. Get started on your new project today! See why having a single source for design and construction is important. On the residential side, we design and build kitchens, bath suites, and complete home projects, including exteriors. We provide these services for single family homes, townhouses, multi-family dwellings and high rise living units. On the commercial side, we design and build everything from restaurants and retail spaces to office buildings to healthcare facilities and more. I encourage you to take your time as you navigate through this site. Read about our services, look at our work. But make sure you read about our values. Those are what truly set us apart. Then, when you are ready, call us or drop us an e-mail. We can’t wait to hear from you. Sincerely, Michael Menn Michael A. Menn AIA, NCARB, NKBA, CGR, CAPS, CGP

Recently on Blueprints Blog by Michael Menn

2014 3 Gold Key Award Winner

2014 Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago Key Awards last night.Michael Menn Ltd. Architecture • Construction • Excellence walked away with three Gold Key Awards in three separate categories: Bathroom Remodeling over $100,000; Commercial Renovation and Outdoor Living Space. I need to thank the designers that helped to make this possible: Diane Lawson, Stacey Orenstein, and Eric Schloss. You guys are awesome! Thanks!



Evaluating Your Home Energy Efficiency

Evaluating Your Home Energy Efficiency

We all want to make our lives less dependent on chemical cleaners, making things greener in the process. If you can make your home energy-efficient, then you will lower your carbon footprint while at the same time making your monthly expenses smaller as well. The trick is making sure you evaluate the home beforehand, making sure you know its weaknesses and what you can do to address them and make them better. Many of these tests can be done by yourself, and often in less than an hour. While they will not really tell you everything you need to know, you will at least be able to understand what can be done to improve things. Here are some of the strategies you can use for yourself and information on what you can do with the help of a specialist.

Checking on Windows and Doors

You can begin your efforts by checking up on all your windows and doors to see whether you have any drafts in it. The way to approach this is to close all the doors and windows of your home, then lock them up. Turn on the air conditioning or heating of your home, bathroom … Read More »