Building Greener With North Homes

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Many North Homes clients are interested in building “Green”or being “Earth Friendly”. We can take extra steps to incorporate green building techniques, and products to your custom home in every stage of the building process (Go Green from your landscaping by using the natural setting of the property by using the sun and wind, to installing energy-efficient appliances , and everything in between).

There are Many Reasons to Consider Building Green

Where do you see yourself living?

Creating a healthier living environment for you and your family

Reducing monthly energy costs

Tax break incentives

Meet “green” certification levels

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The Reasons for Building Green with North Homes:

Michael North is a Certified Green Builder

Energy Star Partner

Research on options and assistance in determining your return on investment

Assistance in keeping up to date on green options as they become available and cost effectiveness

Recycling of construction waste

Using products that do not put a strain on the environment

To provide healthy indoor air quality with proper ventilation


Building Green with North Homes Incorporates Considerations for all Aspects of your Home’s Life Cycle

Lot Selection

Home Orientation

Green Products

Application of Green Construction Practices

Ongoing Maintenance of a Green Home

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Home Certifications Currently Available:

Energy Star Compliance

NAHB National Green Building Program

LEED (Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum)

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North Homes can help you wade through the myriad of green building opportunities to choose those that matter the most to you. The top 5 most important energy efficiency options are :
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High-Efficiency HVAC Equipment
1 %
E Glass Windows
1 %
Reduced Air Infiltration
1 %
Energy- Efficient Appliances
1 %
Energy Star Certification

Why Build Green

While Building Green may cost more up front, it reduces your environmental footprint, saves money on utilities, and possibly offers tax credits or deductions. What are important aspects and features to you when building your environmentally friendly custom home?

See the checklist below to help you clarify your green build options

Client Testimonials

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