Your remodeling project can be designed and built in ways that promotes energy efficiency and decreases the negative impact of buildings on you as occupants and on the environment. This is “Green Building”, for which there are best practices and recognized industry standards.
When we work with you to “go green”, you’ll see it applied to several areas of your project, including: indoor environmental quality, energy, site planning, water management, and material use.
You’ll realize economic benefits as well as value the mark you leave on the environment, with such benefits as these:
Please call us if you have any questions. Call 703-641-5866. Meanwhile, the following online resources may interest you.
Meanwhile, the following online resources may interest you.
VELUX is one of the strongest brands in the global building materials and home improvement industry.
An Internet-based resource for information on green building, by Sustainable Building Sources.
Clean Energy Grants
A US Department of Energy site regarding energy and your home.
Energy Star, created by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy to help you save money and prevent air pollution. Includes list of qualifying products, contractor selection tips, and contacts for low interest loans for upgrading to high efficiency equipment.
Green Communities – Healthy, efficient homes for low income people.
Top websites for consumers interested in energy efficient homes.
Resources include a library/bookstore, green building product database, and co-sponsorship of the Internet-based green building discussion list.
Wind Powering America
ECO HOME is an on-going living research center that demonstrates ecological living in an urban environment.
Sustainable Building Sourcebook for green and sustainable building.