Tom Kelly is president of Neil Kelly Company, a design/build firm that his father founded 60 years ago in Portland, Oregon. Neil Kelly has supported sustainable building practices long before “green building” was in vogue and has taken a strong leadership position with the construction of Tom’s home in Parkdale, Oregon. The house is the first home on the West Coast to receive LEED for Homes Silver Certification.
“For all the years we’ve urged our employees, suppliers and clients to build and remodel in a sustainable manner, Barbara [Kelly’s wife] and I have always wanted to build a showcase for sustainable design, construction and living,” Tom Kelly said. “We believe this is the future of home building.”