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Interior planning pays off for indoor air quality at Proud Green Home (video)

Interior planning pays off for indoor air quality at Proud Green Home (video)

Design balances interior and exterior performance and comfort.

Builders must improve the way they talk to consumers about green building (photos)

Builders must improve the way they talk to consumers about green building (photos)

Techno-speak won't do the trick for busy homebuyers.  

Homebuilders inspired by Proud Green Home at Serenbe to deliver more green building

Homebuilders inspired by Proud Green Home at Serenbe to deliver more green building

Before he can instruct consumers on the advantages of high-performance homes, Manson Peppers needed to be schooled himself. That’s why he visited the Proud Green Home during its opening weekend Aug.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe ribbon cutting opens new era in high-performance homes

Proud Green Home at Serenbe ribbon cutting opens new era in high-performance homes

The Proud Green Home at Serenbe launches a new vision of green home building.

Passive sales approach inspires and educates on the vision for green building

Story and photos by Steve Arel. Inside the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, you’ll find no salespeople. No being peppered with information and questions.

First visitors inspired by Proud Green Home at Serenbe (Photos)

First visitors inspired by Proud Green Home at Serenbe (Photos)

Leading-edge green building themes are revealed to open house visitors.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe reflects green building themes (Part 3)

Proud Green Home at Serenbe reflects green building themes (Part 3)

9 themes reveal the thoughtful design that went into this Great Green Home.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe reflects green building themes (Part 2)

Proud Green Home at Serenbe reflects green building themes (Part 2)

Read more about the themes that define the vision behind this high performance home.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe reflects green building themes (Part 1)

Proud Green Home at Serenbe reflects green building themes (Part 1)

Read the first 3 of 9 themes behind the first Proud Green Home.

You're invited to visit the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

You're invited to visit the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

The Proud Green Home opens for public tours Aug. 16-17.

Indoor air quality strategies pay off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

Indoor air quality strategies pay off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

Clean air strategies started at the foundation of the home.

Indoor air quality strategies for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Indoor air quality strategies for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

From the ground up the Proud Green Home at Serenbe was designed to have healthy indoor air quality. Here builder Luis Imery explains some of the large and small steps that were used to reduce dust in the home from construction. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.  

Proud Green Home exceeds performance goals (video)

Proud Green Home exceeds performance goals (video)

A tight building envelope pays off for outstanding home performance.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe employs water-saving design (video)

Proud Green Home at Serenbe employs water-saving design (video)

Some simple techniques provide hot water faster and at less cost.

Manifold plumbing at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Manifold plumbing at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Designed to be resource efficient, the Proud Green Home at Serenbe was built with a manifold plumbing system rather than a traditional branch line layout. Here Builder Luis Imery explains the advantages of the manifold plumbing system for resource efficiency...

WaterSense fixtures at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

WaterSense fixtures at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was designed to be efficient with all resources, not just energy. While the home will easily hit the goal of net-zero energy, it's also designed to be water efficient. Here builder Luis Imery describes...

ERV tames ventilation challenges at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

ERV tames ventilation challenges at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

Airflow is critical for home comfort and durability.  

Transfer grilles let air flow

Transfer grilles let air flow

In the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, transfer air grilles help balance airflow among the rooms. This provides better comfort in the upstairs of the tightly built home. An ERV manages ventilation for the home, ensuring proper airflow for the...

ERV manages fresh airflow

ERV manages fresh airflow

Builder Luis Imery explains the function of the energy recovery ventilator (ERV) from Zehnder America in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The ERV recovers heat from the inside air before exchanging it for fresh outside air. That helps heat...

A super-tight building envelope requires fresh air flow (video)

A super-tight building envelope requires fresh air flow (video)

An ERV will flow fresh air throughout the home for better indoor air quality and comfort.

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