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					Affordable Green
  Build Homes
       Ken Inness
  President of Skyline Homes
Excavation

      • Plan choice and lot
        placement important
        for utilizing sun light
        and reducing effect
        of wind.
Foundation
          Aluminum forms are
           used over and over.

          Damp-proofing Use of
           a non petroleum based
           product
Framing
       Optimum Value Framing
       Uses less material, more
        room for insulation
       Energy heal trusses for
        full depth insulation over
        exterior wall
       Use of engineer wood
        products
Energy saving techniques
              Sealed electrical boxes
              Sealed duct work
              Caulk areas where air
               can leak in
              BIBS side wall insulation
              Spray foam to seal air
               leak areas, soy bean
               based product
More energy saving
techniques
              Low E argon gas
               filled windows
              High efficient water
               heater and furnace
              Programmable
               thermostat
              Efficient bath
               exhaust fans on
               timers with florescent
               lights
Interior finish

                   Low VOC paints
                   Light colors
                   Recycled content in
                    carpeting
                   Painted finger jointed
                    wood work
More green build features

               Recycle content
                decking materials
               Fescue grass
               Blower door testing
               Equipment testing
                and education
               Recycle job waste
             1st Project a cooperation
Over View     between
            The Nebraska Energy
              Office, Green Build
              Council of Nebraska,
              LES Energy Star, Aquila,
              & Building America
             There are some
              additional cost to build
              the Green Build method.
             Some methods are
              automatically in place
NEBRASKA GREEN
BUILDERS COUNCIL
CONTACTS
Lynn Chamberlain Nebraska Energy Office 402- 471-2867
Greg Shinaut 402-437-1717
Bob Ruskamp 402-432-4118
Also the Nebraska Energy Office Web Site
www.neo.state.ne.us/homeconst/greenbuilthomes

				
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