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A super-tight home requires extra care in choosing products that won't emit harmful chemicals.
As the Proud Green Home at Serenbe undergoes final interior touches, builder Luis Imery of The Imery Group explains some of the steps taken to ensure a high level of indoor air quality in the home.
An ERV will flow fresh air throughout the home for better indoor air quality and comfort.
Learn how to save lumber and stop thermal bridging with the latest in building science.
Luis Imery, builder of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, gives a tour of some the advanced framing techniques used on the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. This techniques result in less lumber used and greater opportunity for insulation and...
Learn the building science secrets behind the walls of this home that will meet multiple green building certifications.
Find out what goes into making a perfect residential wall.
Luis Imery of The Imery Group, builder of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, reviews some of the moisture control and thermal bridging techniques that help seal the building envelope.
Indoor air quality was part of the building strategy from the ground up.
Luis Imery, builder of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, explains some of the steps taken to ensure job site cleanliness. The home will meet several strict building standards, including EarthCraft and Energy Star.
Shelley Ross, director of marketing for Boral Bricks, recently spoke with the editors of Design Innovations about the sustainability of brick in three green home demonstration projects. The folks at Boral Bricks have known that brick is green for a...
Go behind the scenes to see what makes this home so special.
Architect Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared Inc. gives an overview of the heating and air conditioning installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The ducted mini split system from LG Electronics delivers a highly efficient environment for maximum home comfort in the Georgia climate.
A tight building envelope pays off for a high-performance home.
Let builder Luis Imery take you on a behind-the-drywall tour of the open-cell spray foam insulation that makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe a high performance home. The insulation was a huge contributing factor to the home testing at...
Let builder Luis Imery take you on a behind-the-drywall tour of some the building science in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. Here technicians apply open-cell spray foam insulation from BASF. Read more at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe Research Center.
To say that the Proud Green Home at Serenbe passed its first test with flying colors may be a bit of an understatement. The pre-dry wall blower door test found that the home was about 90 percent tighter than a...
During the pre-drywall blower door test, The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was found to be about 90 percent tighter than a home built to the 2009 building codes. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.
Go behind the scenes to see what makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe a high-performance home.
Innovative building science delivers high performance and energy efficiency in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.