Advanced framing techniques mean high performance for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Advanced framing techniques mean high performance for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

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...

Innovative plumbing makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe resource efficient

Innovative plumbing makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe resource efficient

Learn the building science secrets behind the walls of this home that will meet multiple green building certifications. 

The Benefits of Brick

The Benefits of Brick

Exterior building materials must be carefully considered when producing homes with aesthetically-enhanced value. According to NAHB's "What Home Buyers Really Want" report, brick was the front-runner at 34 percent when surveying homebuyers nationally, beating out vinyl and other siding options.

A rain screen manages water flow on the exterior of the Proud Green Home (video)

A rain screen manages water flow on the exterior of the Proud Green Home (video)

Find out what goes into making a perfect residential wall.

Moisture barriers keep Proud Green Home at Serenbe dry

Moisture barriers keep Proud Green Home at Serenbe dry

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. 

KleenWrap fights construction debris at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

KleenWrap fights construction debris at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (video)

Indoor air quality was part of the building strategy from the ground up.

KleenWrap fights construction debris at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

KleenWrap fights construction debris at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

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.

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Go behind the scenes to see what makes this home so special.

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

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.

Building science pays off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (Video)

Building science pays off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (Video)

A tight building envelope pays off for a high-performance home.

Insulation installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Insulation installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

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...

Spray foam insulation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Spray foam insulation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

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.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than average home

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than average home

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...

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than energy code

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than energy code

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. 

Check out the building science behind the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Check out the building science behind the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Go behind the scenes to see what makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe a high-performance home.

Look behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Look behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Innovative building science delivers high performance and energy efficiency in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.

Construction update: Proud Green Home at Serenbe ready for drywall

Construction update: Proud Green Home at Serenbe ready for drywall

Work accelerates on the interior as mechanical systems and insulation are installed.

ERV handles the airflow for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

ERV handles the airflow for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

One challenge of building an energy-efficient home is planning for adequate ventilation.

Designing a perfect residential wall (Part 2)

Designing a perfect residential wall (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1 Behind the cladding, we’ve combined ZIP System® products from Huber Engineered Woods and theHome Slicker® ventilating rainscreen from Benjamin Obdyke to provide air, vapor and thermal control layers; ZIP System® R Sheathing + ZIP System Tape...

Designing a perfect residential wall (Part 1)

Designing a perfect residential wall (Part 1)

Atlanta, Georgia has a reputation for getting pretty darn hot, but it can also get pretty dang cold (No snickering from you Northerners, please!). Believe it or not, Atlantans use more energy to heat their homes than they do to cool them.

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