Today, more businesses and homeowners are looking for ways to save energy while protecting the environment.
When you build green, you give yourself a competitive advantage…
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has developed a standard for authentic green built homes. Recently introduced, the NAHB Green Building Program provides a scoring tool that focuses on the aspects of the green building process, such as:
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|Lot Design, Preparation and Development:
Burying of natural gas service lines require minimum on-site soil disturbance and erosion.
Medium density plastic pipe is used for the supply of natural gas and is recyclable.
Use of appropriate natural gas appliances, such as high efficiency furnaces, water heaters, dishwashers, washer & dryers and ranges.
Natural gas tankless water heaters and tank water heaters meet and exceed the requirements.
|Indoor Environmental Quality:
Using high efficiency natural gas appliance help in earning points and assist in contributing towards the goal.
|Operation , Maintenance And Home Owner Education:
Organize and review all appropriate natural gas appliances operation and maintenance manuals, along with do's and don'ts literature from local utility in a manual.
Local utility - ISO 14001 Certified
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Building green is not complicated. It simply means using healthier and more resource-efficient construction methods and materials that reduce the overall impact on the environment and on human health. Building with natural gas offers greater benefits to green building while helping to minimize the impact on the environment:
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