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									  Single-Family Green Building:
    Challenges and Solutions

Community Housing Development Corporation
CHDC’s Green Building Projects 2008:

  •Green Demonstration Home at 1347
  Forest Avenue

  •1622 Forest Avenue
Community Housing Development Corporation’s
                  Greenth Street




An Affordable, Green, LEED Certified, Demonstration Home
Affordability Goal and Budgetary Constraints:
Sources of Funds:
    Anticipated Sales Price       $125,000
    Development Gap (HOME)        $ 30,000
    ―Green‖ Gap (PCHTF)           $ 15,000
    CHDO Proceeds                 $ 5,000
    Metro Waste Authority         $ 2,500
    TOTAL                         $177,500

Uses of Funds
    Construction                  $157,500
    PreDevel and Soft Costs       $ 20,000



*In addition, CHDC has received approximately $30,000 in donated
    services, products and land.
Silver LEED Certification
• U.S. Green Building Council offers Leadership in
  Energy and Environmental Design certification
• LEED suggests Green Building Goals/Guidelines
  that address:
   – Innovation and Design Processes
   – Location and Linkages
   – Sustainable Sites
   – Water Efficiency
   – Energy and Atmosphere
   – Materials and Resources
   – Indoor Environmental Air Quality
   – Awareness and Education

                                Photo from www.remodelingrecon.com
The Site: 1347 Forest Avenue
The Design: Wells + Associates
Innovation and Design


              •Design charrettes
              •Natural lighting in every room
              •Public awareness – COSC workshops, site
              blog
              •Porch design and roof profile
              •Jamie Malloy, LEED AP architect with Wells +
              Associates
Location & Linkages
• Infill lot
• Across the street from Forest
  Avenue Public Library
• Across the street from Evelyn
  Davis Park
• Within a block of DART bus stop
• Within ½ mile of other basic
  community resources such as:
   –   YMCA
   –   Places of worship
   –   King Elementary School
   –   Day care centers
   –   Senior center
   –   Salvation Army Community Center
   –   Laundry facilities
   –   Convenience store
• Within 1 mile of Drake University
Sustainable Sites


                    • Erosion control during
                      construction
                    • Drought-tolerant native planting
                    • Minimize local heat island
                      effects through light-colored
                      hardscapes
                    • Manage roof runoff
Water Efficiency
            •   Rainwater harvesting system
            •   Rain barrels
            •   Rain gardens
            •   High-efficiency toilets ≤ 1.3 gpf
            •   Very high-efficiency fixtures and fittings
                 – faucets ≤ 1.5 gpm
                 – Shower ≤ 1.75 gpm
Energy & Atmosphere

  •   Energy Star appliances & ceiling fans
  •   5 IECC climate zone
  •   85 HERS index
  •   Efficient HVAC
  •   Energy Star lighting
  •   Windows meet Energy Star BOP specifications
Materials & Resources



        •   Framing efficiency--reduce waste
        •   Bamboo flooring throughout first floor
        •   Limited carpet – green label plus
        •   FSC certified tropical woods
        •   Waste management--onsite separation and
            recycling
Indoor Environmental Quality



   •   Energy Star Indoor Air Package
   •   HVAC with dehumidifier
   •   Air filtration system
   •   Radon-resistant construction
   •   Return air-flow – forced-air
   •   Detached garage (pad)
Awareness & Education
  • Design charrettes
  • King Irving Neighborhood Association
  • Collaboration of businesses and organizations:
     –   Capri
     –   Cenergy
     –   Center on Sustainable Communities
     –   City of Des Moines
     –   Double D Construction
     –   Fireplace & Stone Center
     –   Flooring Gallery
     –   LEE Engineers & Surveyors
     –   Menards
     –   Metro Waste Authority
     –   Polk County Housing Trust Fund
     –   Signs Plus
     –   TEAM Services
     –   Waste Management
     –   Wells + Associates
  • Center on Sustainable Communities (COSC) public
    workshops:
     –   Basements and Foundations
     –   Interiors
     –   Rain Garden Installation
  • Blog for public comments: http://greenthstreet.blogspot.com
Awareness & Education:


  Blog for public comments:

  http://greenthstreet.blogspot.com
1622 Forest Avenue:
Green Design and Energy Efficient Construction
1622 Forest: Design and Energy Features

    • Open floor plan with a switchback staircase that
      encourages cross ventilation, aiding in heating and
      cooling the house
    • Living spaces are on the east side of the house
      with utilities on the west
    • Windows on all four sides—natural light
    • Large porch on the south side
    • All electric utilities
    • ―Advanced‖ blown in insulation
    • Energy Rating—85 HERS
Affordability Budget:
Sources of Funds:
    Anticipated Sales Price   $124,000
    Development Gap (HOME)    $ 30,000
    ―Green‖ Gap (PCHTF)       $ 9,500
    TOTAL                     $163,500

Uses of Funds
    Construction              $146,000
    PreDevel and Soft Costs   $ 17,500
      Lessons Learned
• CHOOSE Your Focus
  – Energy Efficiency
  – Sustainable Practices and Materials
• It takes TIME to be resourceful
• Be prepared to EDUCATE yourself and
  everyone who works on the project
• Get CREATIVE
• Be FLEXIBLE
 Challenges for the Housing
        Community

• Defining Green Building

• Understand there is more than one ―right
  way‖

• Historic, Green and Affordable
                 QUESTIONS?

CHDC’s Website:
www.chdcdesmoines.org

Blog for public comments:
http://greenthstreet.blogspot.com
Going for a Medal : LEED
• Guaranteed Watt Savers (GWS), Oklahoma City, OK
• Several step process:
   – Preliminary submission and processing fees
       •   LEED for Homes Checklist
       •   Homes Cost Proposal and Project Team Member Form
       •   Builder Profile Form
       •   House plans
   – GWS reviews materials; determines if LEED goals are
     attainable
   – Secondary submissions for main LEED criteria
   – Inspection Phase
       • LEED Green Rater
       • HERS Rater
   – Completion Phase
       • Accountability Forms
       • Certification
                                       Photo from www.remodelingrecon.com
Costs : Can Green, LEED Builds be Affordable?

   • GWS LEED costs covered by COSC
       – $0.18/Livable SF for Plan Analysis
       – $45/hr Modeling, Tax Credits, Index, LH Points (2 hr.
         minimum)
       – $45/hr reanalysis of plans – if changed
       – $450 GWS LEED for Homes Processing
       – $125 Expanded Checklist Review with Engineer
       – $190 + $0.55/mile first inspection
       – $450 + $0.55/mile final inspection
       – USGBC registration and certification fees waived due to
         project’s Affordable Housing status

   Approximate total LEED: $1,500 + travel expenses

								
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