Jeff Miller – The founder of Advance Design & Construction, Inc. an Incline Village based Design/Build Firm, certified by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is a Certified Green Professional.
Q. What is Green Building?
A. The official meaning is “A design and construction practice that promotes the economic health of your family, the community and the environment”. What exactly does this mean for you the homeowner?
➢ Reducing your impact on the environment
➢ Lower Operating Costs
➢ Increased comfort
➢ Improved indoor environmental quality
➢ Enhanced durability and less maintenance
Q. Can I remodel my existing home and incorporate green features?
A. Absolutely. Whether you are building new or remodeling, you can incorporate as many or as few “Green” features as you are comfortable with or your budget will allow. You can choose from the following categories:
➢ Resource Efficiency – Optimizing natural resources during construction
➢ Energy Efficiency – Reducing energy consumption over the life of the home
➢ Water Efficiency – Conservation of this precious natural resource through the use of high efficiency appliances, toilets and faucets
➢ Healthy Indoor Environment -
➢ Global Impact – Reducing emissions that affect the earth as a whole (CO2, VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) etc…
Q. I am concerned about the environment and interested in Green Building but I don’t really get the concept. Where can I learn more?
A. Simple. Visit our web site www.adctahoe.com. If you want more information then e-mail (or call) us for an appointment and we will be happy to come to you (free of charge) and share our ideas about your project.