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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. Aluminum forms are used over and over. Damp-proofing Use of a non petroleum based product. Foundation . Framing.

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Affordable green build homes

Affordable Green Build Homes

Ken Inness

President of Skyline Homes


Excavation
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

Foundation


Framing
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
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
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
Interior finish

  • Low VOC paints

  • Light colors

  • Recycled content in carpeting

  • Painted finger jointed wood work


More green build features
More green build features

  • Recycle content decking materials

  • Fescue grass

  • Blower door testing

  • Equipment testing and education

  • Recycle job waste


Over view
Over View

  • 1st Project a cooperation 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
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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