NWI            Green Building Alliance<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Who We Are:<br />Builders, developers, subcontractors, material suppliers and industry re...
NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Mission Statement:<br />The NWI Green Building Alliance is being formed for the purpose o...
NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Did You Know?<br />Since 2008, NWI area builders and developers have:<br /><ul><li>Built ...
Energy-Star rated over 450 homes
Developed two NAHB Green-Certified neighborhoods
Held an annual Living Green exposition
Held a Parade of Homes showcasing all that is good about Green
Won national awards for their efforts</li></li></ul><li>NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
Impact of Buildings in U.S.A.<br />In the United States alone, buildings account for: •    72% of electricity consumption,...
EPA calculates the amount of salvageable structural lumber disposed of annually<br />1 Billion board feet of    structural...
Goals of Green Building<br />Low Impact<br />Minimal impact on natural environment<br />Efficient<br />Reduced Energy usag...
What Makes a Home Green<br />Site Design and Development<br />Lot Design, Preparation, and Development<br />Resource Effic...
More than Energy Efficiency<br />Holistic approach<br />Building Science<br />Looks at a bigger picture<br />Considers cau...
Minimize Environmental Impact<br />Landfills<br />Pacific Ocean Garbage Island<br />Carbon Footprint<br />Wasted Materials...
Over 1 Billion people without access to water<br />
Who Says It’s Green?<br />Beware of ‘Green Washing’ – unsubstantiated claims <br />Third-Party Verification<br />Blower Do...
Blower Door Test<br />Depressurizes a house to find out how much air a home is leaking.  Infrared cameras will show the hi...
NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
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Sarah Oudman of Treasure Homes offered this presentation about the Northwest Indiana Green Building Alliance during the March 28, 2011 Green Drinks meeting.

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  • Energy Efficiency is the easiest quantifierEasy to track what is paid each monthLong standing programsEnergy Guides for Appliances - introduced in 1978 and largely ignoredEnergy Star - introduced in 1992U.S. DOE – Energy Smart Home ScaleSustainableMinimize overall environmental impactLandfillsPacific Ocean Garbage IslandCarbon FootprintWasted MaterialsLand UseContribute to healthy atmosphereBalanceIndustry for jobs and a place to call homeA holistic approach to the systemHow we live mattersBuilding ScienceLooks at a bigger pictureConsiders cause and effect of inputsMinimizing what is addedMaximizing what is saved or eliminated
  • Energy Efficiency is the easiest quantifierEasy to track what is paid each monthLong standing programsEnergy Guides for Appliances - introduced in 1978 and largely ignoredEnergy Star - introduced in 1992U.S. DOE – Energy Smart Home ScaleSustainableMinimize overall environmental impactLandfillsPacific Ocean Garbage IslandCarbon FootprintWasted MaterialsLand UseContribute to healthy atmosphereBalanceIndustry for jobs and a place to call homeA holistic approach to the systemHow we live mattersBuilding ScienceLooks at a bigger pictureConsiders cause and effect of inputsMinimizing what is addedMaximizing what is saved or eliminated
  • Energy Guides introduced in 1978 and largely ignoredEnergy Star introduced in 1992
  • EPA calculates the amount of salvageable structural lumber disposed of annually 1 Billion board feet of structural lumber 3-5 pounds per square foot $250-$1000 plus disposal cost 62,000 average American homes could be built from itOver 1 Billion people without access to waterAbundance mentality – grow the pot not get more from it.Locally we have a lot of discussion on maintaining green space – local planning ordinances actually waste more green space and promote sprawl
  • Energy Efficiency is the easiest quantifierEasy to track what is paid each monthLong standing programsEnergy Guides for Appliances - introduced in 1978 and largely ignoredEnergy Star - introduced in 1992U.S. DOE – Energy Smart Home ScaleSustainableMinimize overall environmental impactLandfillsPacific Ocean Garbage IslandCarbon FootprintWasted MaterialsLand UseContribute to healthy atmosphereBalanceIndustry for jobs and a place to call homeA holistic approach to the systemHow we live mattersBuilding ScienceLooks at a bigger pictureConsiders cause and effect of inputsMinimizing what is addedMaximizing what is saved or eliminated
  • Northwest Indiana Green Building Alliance

    1. 1. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    2. 2. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Who We Are:<br />Builders, developers, subcontractors, material suppliers and industry representatives, architects, real estate professionals, energy auditors, appraisers, conservationists, & preservationists <br />What We Are:<br />An alliance created to promote and educate building professionals and the public about high performance housing and to encourage a greener, healthier, more sustainable living experience in Northwest Indiana<br />Northwest Indiana Green Building Alliance<br />
    3. 3. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Mission Statement:<br />The NWI Green Building Alliance is being formed for the purpose of educating the Northwest Indiana region about the importance of high-performance built environments, it’s inherent value in our lives, and encouraging a greener, healthier, more sustainable lifestyle.<br />Membership Scope:<br />Under the charter of the Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana, through the National Association of Home Builders, representation covers Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, and Jasper Counties.<br />Northwest Indiana Green Building Alliance<br />
    4. 4. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Did You Know?<br />Since 2008, NWI area builders and developers have:<br /><ul><li>Built over 72 homes under NAHB Green Building Standards, as of Sept. 21, 2010.
    5. 5. Energy-Star rated over 450 homes
    6. 6. Developed two NAHB Green-Certified neighborhoods
    7. 7. Held an annual Living Green exposition
    8. 8. Held a Parade of Homes showcasing all that is good about Green
    9. 9. Won national awards for their efforts</li></li></ul><li>NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    10. 10. Impact of Buildings in U.S.A.<br />In the United States alone, buildings account for: •    72% of electricity consumption,•    39% of energy use,•    38% of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions,•    40% of raw materials use,•    30% of waste output (136 million tons annually), •    14% of potable water consumption.<br />
    11. 11. EPA calculates the amount of salvageable structural lumber disposed of annually<br />1 Billion board feet of structural lumber<br />3-5 pounds per square foot<br />$250-$1000 plus disposal cost<br />62,000 average American homes could be built from it<br />
    12. 12. Goals of Green Building<br />Low Impact<br />Minimal impact on natural environment<br />Efficient<br />Reduced Energy usage and Water usage<br />Healthy<br />Protect occupant health and increase productivity<br />Minimize waste<br />Designed and constructed in a manner that minimizes waste, pollution, and environmental degradation<br />
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    14. 14. What Makes a Home Green<br />Site Design and Development<br />Lot Design, Preparation, and Development<br />Resource Efficiency<br />Energy Efficiency<br />Water Efficiency<br />Indoor Environmental Quality<br />Operation, Maintenance, and Building Owner Education<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    15. 15. More than Energy Efficiency<br />Holistic approach<br />Building Science<br />Looks at a bigger picture<br />Considers cause and effect of inputs<br />Healthy Homes<br />4 of 10 children in North America will develop respiratory disorders and ADD symptoms that are caused by environmental elements <br />Only 2 harmful environmental elements are found in greater concentration outside the home.<br />Spend 90% of time indoors<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    16. 16. Minimize Environmental Impact<br />Landfills<br />Pacific Ocean Garbage Island<br />Carbon Footprint<br />Wasted Materials<br />Land Use<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    17. 17. Over 1 Billion people without access to water<br />
    18. 18. Who Says It’s Green?<br />Beware of ‘Green Washing’ – unsubstantiated claims <br />Third-Party Verification<br />Blower Door Testing and other analytical tools<br />Certification Programs<br />Department of Energy<br />Energy Star<br />Builders Challenge<br />Water Sense<br />National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Research Center’s ANSI approved National Green Building Standard<br />United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Homes (LEED-H)<br />Environments for Living, Green Globes, etc.<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    19. 19. Blower Door Test<br />Depressurizes a house to find out how much air a home is leaking. Infrared cameras will show the hidden leakage.<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    20. 20. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    21. 21. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    22. 22. What your energy is used for:<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    23. 23. Conservationvs. Efficiency<br />Information courtesy of Stephanie Johnson, Jasper County REMC<br />NWI Green Building Alliance<br />
    24. 24. NWI Green Building Alliance<br />Northwest Indiana Green Building Alliance<br />Website:<br />www.NWIGreenBuildingAlliance.com<br />Facebook:<br />http://www.facebook.com/nwigreenbuildingalliance<br />Email:<br />info@NWIGreenBuildingAlliance.com<br />

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