Greenbuild Chicago
November 7, 2007

  1. LEED
    1. No Project Can Get All Points.
    2. Prerequisites Are Mandatory.
    3. CI Projects Are Defined By The Physical Boundary Or Phase.
    4. CI Is For Tenants Not For Owners.
  2. Home Green Associations
    1. Home Depot Foundation
    2. HomeWord
    3. Housing Assistant Council
    4. Citizen Housing Corporation
    5. Community Housing Partners
    6. Livinghomes.Net
  3. Housing Projects
    1. Folsom Dore Housing, http://www.designadvisor.org/green/folsom.htm
    2. Roanoke And Lee, Blacksburg
    3. High Point Neighborhood, Seattle

                     i.      Healthy Environment

                    ii.      Engage Community

                   iii.      Quality Design

  1. What Is Green
    1. Shingles That Reflect Light
    2. Low Voc Paints
    3. Good Flashing Details
    4. The Right Light Bulbs
    5. Lighting Levels
    6. Faucet Water Levels
    7. Energy use lighting systems
    8. Airtight Drywall
    9. Energy Star Homes
    10. Tankless Water Heaters
    11. Vegetate swales
    12. Permeability at a block to block review for soil type and routing water.
    13. Smaller water heater or instant hot.
    14. Under floor heating and cooling.
  2. Zero
    1. Zero Water
    2. Zero Energy
    3. Zero Carbon
    4. Zero Waste
    5. Zero Emissions
    6. Zero Ignorance
  3. Home Adaptability
    1. Moveable Walls
    2. Closet Cabinets, Moveable and Removable
    3. Expansion Space of enclosed room through conversion of balconies.
  4. Products
    1. Industrial Compact Fluorescent 25% greater savings.
    2. T8 better: 35 watts, best: 25 watts.
    3. Polyurethane backing for carpet. Breaths.
    4. Carpet at least 25% recycled. Up to 90%.
  5. Possibilities
    1. 30 % of a building’s efficiency can be through passive means.
    2. 60 % of a building’s efficiency must be through active means.
    3. Goal to have the building over 100% efficient to give back energy.
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