Green Homes

CS-Student built luxury home in Arizona exterior
Sep 26,2008 | Chino Valley, Arizona

Students' Academic Pursuits Provide Real-World Results

This luxury house won an NAHBNational Association of Home Builders, which awards a Model Green Home Certification. Energy Value Housing Award (Gold) while also complying with several sets of standards including LEEDLeadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED for Homes is the residential green building program from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). While this program is primarily designed for and applicable to new home projects, major gut rehabs can qualify. , Environments for Living(EFL). A green building program that focuses on building science to improve home energy efficiency and comfort. EFL is administered by Masco Contractor Services., and ALA HealthHouse. It was designed to be healthy, durable, and affordable — as should be the goal of any sustainable building. Every detail was carefully considered, making the home efficient to build and live in.

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