Sierra club 2012 presentation

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Presentation on sustainable home renovation and construction, including an overview of green rating systems, insights from two affordable LEED for Homes projects, and what you can do to make your existing home greener.

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Sierra club 2012 presentation

  1. 1. Green Building for Homes
  2. 2. 1st Place: University of Maryland entry Yesterday’s Well Designed Homes of Today:standard home 2011 Solar Decathalon construction Middlebury College entry
  3. 3. Habitat of Greater Stark and Carroll Counties Youthbuild: Akron Summit Community ActionAffordable Green Projects
  4. 4. A Few of theGreen Home Certification Systems
  5. 5. At the YouthBuild Site
  6. 6. Noon on December 21stSun Studies of South Elevation of the YouthBuild House Noon on June 21st
  7. 7. Original concept for roof and porch Sun Studies of aHabitat Summit County House Roof lines modified for solar gain and shading
  8. 8. The Thermal Envelopeand its typical weak spots
  9. 9. Traditional Straw Bale Construction
  10. 10. Training with St. Gobain’sBuilding Scientist Installing Erosion Control
  11. 11. A Work in Progress
  12. 12. Energy Audit with a Blower Door
  13. 13. New Basement Drainage System:note the mildew in the formerly wet corner Before

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