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What is Green Building?

Basically, building and renovating high energy and water efficient homes, reducing electric, water and gas consumption by utilizing building techniques with a variety of construction procedures. "Green" is also addressing "sustainable" building. Nick Strickland Custom  Homes builds green, sustainable, energy efficient homes. This involves using non-toxic, renewable, reusable, and local materials, methods, and resources, incorporating good architectural and residential design and engineering. Lowering the energy and environmental impact as well as reducing the ecological footprint.

Benefits of Green Building

A more comfortable and healthier home to live in.
Lowering your rising utility bills.
That good feeling you get when you do your part in what is right for our planet.

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Examples of incorporating green building include:

  • Orientation & design of house
  • Forest Stewardship Council lumber
  • Different types of non-toxic insulation
  • Advanced framing techniques
  • Low E insulated windows & doors
  • High Energy Efficient A/C & heat
  • Using captured rain water
  • Low flow water faucets
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Energy Star Appliances
  • Drought-tolerant landscaping
  • Using local & recycled material
  • Passive Solar Home Design
  • Radiant Barrier
  • Use of heat reflective exterior materials
  • High energy-efficient fluorescent lights
  • LEED: Leadership Energy Environmental Design
  • Low or no volatile organic compound (VOC) toxic chemicals in paints and materials

For information, refer to U.S. Dept. of Energy / Energy Star. Search for "green".

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