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Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation
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Sustainable Living Green Home Powerpoint Presentation

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30 Simple and Cost Effective Options To Green Your Home

30 Simple and Cost Effective Options To Green Your Home

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  • 1. What Makes a Home Green? 30 Simple and Cost Effective Options To Green Your Home http://sustainliving.wordpress.com/
  • 2. Prepare For Green Home
  • 3. Prerequisite #1: Know The Procedure Rebates & Incentives Financing (Optional) Contractors & Raters
  • 4. Prerequisite #2: Learn The Labels
  • 5. The Options
  • 6. Cost of The Options (Bottom Left) $ Very Cheap $$ Cheap $$$ Moderate $$$$ Expensive $$$$$ Very Expensive Rebates & Incentive Available
  • 7. Green Elements (Bottom Right) Landscaping, Community & Site Energy Water Recycling & Local Materials Indoor Environmental Quality Green Education
  • 8. #1: Outdoor Lighting Fixtures ✔ Direct All Light Downward ✘ Light Pollution $ Use Solar Lighting
  • 9. #2: Safety & Social Gathering Front Door with Peep-Hole Porches $
  • 10. #3: Landscaping Community Garden Drought-Tolerant Plants Drip Irrigation or Irrigation System with Low Reference Evapotranspiration $$ Proper Shade Tree Placement
  • 11. #4: Landscape Maintenance Mulch Made Out of Compost $$$ Electric Lawn Mower
  • 12. #5: Swimming Pool $$$$$ Efficient Swimming Pool Pump
  • 13. #6: Water Efficient Fixtures Dual-Flush Toilet Low Flow Shower Head (< 2.0 gallons or < 7.57 liters per minute) $$$
  • 14. #7: Efficient Laundry Strategies $ Natural Air Drying Wash Clothes in Cold Water & Limit Washer Duration
  • 15. #8: Harvest Your Rainwater Tank For Water Storage Rain Gutter $$$$
  • 16. #9: Energy Conservation Measure $ Smart Power StripTurn Off Your Lights!
  • 17. #10: Lighting $ Open your windows and lift your curtains to let light into your house!
  • 18. #11: Energy Efficient Lighting Fixtures CFL Light Bulb LED Lighting Fixtures T5 Lighting Fixtures $$
  • 19. #12: Energy Star Appliances *Note: Make sure they meet the newest standard levels of the day $$$
  • 20. #13: Complete Home Energy Assessment $$$ Energy Audit Perform by Accredited Professionals Duct Blaster Blower Door Testing
  • 21. #14: Home Thermal Scan $$$ Capture images of temperature and heat patterns as part of a complete home energy audit
  • 22. #15: Insulation Wall Insulation Attic Insulation Insulation Made Out of Recycled Content (i.e. Denim) $$$
  • 23. #16: Water Heater, Pipe Insulation & Shower Control Hot Water Pipe Insulation Tankless Water Heater Thermostatic Shower Control $$$
  • 24. #17: Sealing & Air Tightness Duct Sealing Window Sealing $$$
  • 25. #18: Energy Efficient Windows and Skylights $$$$ Look at the Labeling!
  • 26. #19: Cool Roof $$$$ White Painted Roof Roof with Solar Resistant Ceramic Coating
  • 27. #20: Efficient Air Conditioning & Furnace System Smart Thermostat Split Air Conditioning System High Efficient Furnace $$$$
  • 28. #21: Self-Reliant Energy System Rooftop Solar Panels Home Wind Turbines $$$$$
  • 29. #22: Assemble Built-in Recycling Center Trash Recyclables (e.g. Glass, Plastic) Compost $
  • 30. #23: Environmentally Preferable Flooring Bamboo Flooring Wool Carpet Cork Flooring $$$
  • 31. #24: Contaminant Controls Shoe Storage and Removal Space Walk Off Mats at Each Entry $
  • 32. #25: High Efficiency Air Filter • Pleated HVAC filters usually has a high efficiency rating • MERV Rating of 6+ are usually high efficiency $$
  • 33. #26: Ventilation Ceiling Fans Bathroom Fans With Humidistat Humidistat $$
  • 34. #27: Low VOC Paint and Coatings Paint • Low VOC: <50 grams per liter • Zero VOC: <5 grams per liter Coating for Wood Finished • VOC Content <250 grams per liter $$
  • 35. #28: Combustion Testing & Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Carbon Monoxide Detector Combustion Testing & Equipment For TestingIt’s The LAW!!! $$
  • 36. #29: Cabinets • No added urea-formaldehyde in wood products • Cabinets must comply with California Air Resource Board (CARB) Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) $$$ • Recycled Materials • Environmental Preferable Products (i.e. bamboo)
  • 37. #30: Sustainable Education Homeowner Manual Educational Signage $

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