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  1. What You Need to Know? 96

  2. Why Green an Existing Home? 97

  3. Greening Challenges • Consider: • Scope and complexity of the project • Measurability and ROI - HVAC vs. IAQ or aesthetic improvements • Savings on utility costs • Impact on other home systems “Is the expense worth it?” 98

  4. Whole House? Not every element of a home needs to be greened in order to make a difference in comfort and operation cost. 99

  5. Integrating New and Old • Updating one system may impact and require updates to another system. • Historic homes may have restrictions on upgrades. 99

  6. Getting Started • What is the motivation? • Health, comfort, functionality, water efficiency, other? • What results are expected? • Can recycled materials be used? • Does the house provide enough daylight? • Are utility bills high? • What is the budget? ROI timeframe? 101

  7. ASID & USGBC REGREEN • Walkthrough assessment • Check for air leaks first • Assessments and audits • What to Do Next? 102

  8. Green Homeowners Insurance • Certified Green = discounts • Perceived homeowner care • Conventional homes =higher premiums • Replacement systems will be green products • Net metering liability coverage • Additional coverage for workers 103

  9. Deconstruction Deconstruction Demolition Materials go to landfill • Materials are re-used 104

  10. Indoor Air Quality Issues 105

  11. Reseal the Building Envelope • Top four upgrades are part of the building envelope. • HVAC • Windows • Window equipment • Doors 107

  12. Deep Energy Retrofit • The extreme of cost and effort. • Can achieve 50–95 percent energy savings. • Includes: • Building envelope • HVAC • Plumbing • Lighting • Appliances • Energy sources 110

  13. Greening Opportunities • New construction offers many opportunities. • Opportunities also exist to green an existing home. • kitchen • bathroom • family room • bedrooms 111

  14. The Green Household • Waste management and recycling plans: • Avoid environmental pollution and health hazards • Prohibit disposal of hazardous materials in the sink, into storm sewers, or on the ground. 113

  15. Disposal Issues • Down the drain • Household products, lawn and garden products, workshop/painting supplies, automotive products, pesticides • Pet waste • May carry harmful bacteria • Appliances • Contain potentially harmful materials. • Check local disposal and recycling guidelines. 113

  16. Changing Habits • New green systems require: • an understanding of proper use. • good green habits. Real estate professionals should make sure they understand the green features of a home and can direct buyers to sources of information. 116

  17. Summing Up 124

  18. Summing Up 125

  19. Green 100: Real Estate for a Sustainable Future Green 200: The Science of Green Building Green 300: Greening Your Real Estate Business