Build green from the ground up with panelized wall construction
As part of its green building approach, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis utilized panelized wall construction to reduce construction waste and provide better performance.
Designed by architect Curtiss W. Byrne, the 3,700-square-foot Prairie-Style home incorporates exterior and interior walls that were factory-built by Mattingly Lumber and Millwork in Madison, Illinois, along with the roof trusses, and delivered to the job site.
In this video, John Mattingly Jr. talks about the process of building panelized walls in the factory in Madison, Illinois.
Builder Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes, a prominent green home builder in St. Louis, Missouri, chose to use panelized walls because of the quality of the structure that they convey, as well as the knowing that it reduces waste on the job site.
Watch a video about the benefits of panelized wall construction.
ProudGreenHome.com has partnered withHibbs Homes, Verdatek Solutions, Curtiss W. Byrne Architect, and the High Performance Buildings Research Center, part of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium at the University of Missouri-Columbia, to build the five-bedroom, 3,700 square-foot, Prairie-style home. The home in Wildwood, Missouri, is expected to meet a number of prominent green building standards, including:
- Energy Star for Homes
- ANSI ICC-700 The National Green Building
- DOE Zero Net Ready home
- EPA Indoor airPlus
The home will undergo third-party verification to ensure its performance and quality.
Notable high performance home features include:
- Integrity Windows from Marvin
- Dow Building Solutions including spray foam insulation
- LG major appliances
- LG Electronics
- Mattingly Lumber & Millworks factory-built walls and trusses
- Benjamin Obdyke Home Slicker Rainscreen
- Boral interior and exterior brick and stone
- Cree Lighting LED lights
- Continuous slab insulation
- Huber ZIP System sheathing and tape and AdvanTech flooring
- STEP Warmfloor radiant underfloor heating
- Solatube tubular daylighting devices
- GeoComfort geothermal heating and cooling system
- Kohler low-flow plumbing fixtures
- Zehnder America Energy Recovery Ventilation
- ACT D'MAND Kontrol Systems
- Solar power ready
- Solar water heating ready
In a partnership with the High Performance Buildings Research Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis will be featured as part of the green building curriculum for students, and includes long-term energy and water usage monitoring.
Read more about the Proud Green Home of St. Louis.
Companies: Cree Inc., Dow Building Solutions, Kohler, Marvin Windows and Doors, Kleendeck, LLC, Enertech Global, LLC, Benjamin Obdyke, Zehnder America, ACT D'MAND Systems, Huber Engineered Woods, Solatube, STEP Warmfloor, EcoDrain
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