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GREEN BUILDING - NEBRASKA CERTIFIED HOMESSM AND BUILDINGSSM

Green Building-Nebraska Certified Home Plaque

A GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified HomeSM is your assurance a new home is built to exacting energy and environmental standards established by the State of Nebraska’s Energy Office and constructed by a Certified Builder.

How Can You Buy or Build a GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified HomeSM ?

  • A GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified HomeSM must be constructed by a home builder that has been trained as a GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified BuilderSM. Certification is conducted by the Nebraska Green Building Council which includes certified home builders.
 
For More Information contact:
  • Lynn K. Chamberlin
    Nebraska Energy Office
    521 S 14th Street, Suite 300
    Lincoln, NE 68508
    402-471-3358
    Email
 

Some Features Found in a GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified HomeSM
 
 
GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified BuildersSM GREEN BUILDERS LOGO
     Hastings
Whitsel Custom Homes, Hastings
Earl Whitsel
402-463-2525
Web site: http://whitselcustomhomes.com
Email: bev@whitselcustomhomes.com

     Lincoln
Aspen Builders Aspen Builders, Inc., Lincoln
Mitch Myers
402-423-6811
Fax: 402-423-6812
Web site: http://www.aspenbuildersinc.com
Email: mitch@aspenbuildersinc.com

Barber Homes, Lincoln
Allen Barber
402-483-6199
Web site: http://www.barberhomes.net
Email: acbarber@barberhomes.net

Excite! Builders Excite! Builders, Inc., Greenwood
Mike Benker
402-429-9266
Fax: 402-789-2314
Email: excitebuilders@windstream.net

Fulton Construction logo Fulton Construction, Inc., Lincoln
Steve Fulton
402-464-7272
Fax: 402-464-7291
Web site: http://www.fultonconstruction.com
Email: steve@fultonconstruction.com

Goings Homes Goings Custom Homes, Lincoln
Mike Goings
402-477-8881
Fax: 402-477-9101
Web site: http://www.GoingsHomes.com
Email: mike@GoingsHomes.com

Kinning/Sydow Builders Kinning/Sydow Builders, Lincoln
402-421-1334 or 402-782-2073
Web site: http://www.kinningsydow.com
Email: mkinning@windstream.net

Pride Homes, Lincoln
Matt Kleinschmit
402-434-3220
Fax: 402-434-3223
Web site: http://www.pridehomeslincoln.com
Email: matt@pridehomeslincoln.com
Cost Savings in the Patriot PDF

Regal Builders Regal Building Systems, Lincoln
Dan Klein, Sr.
402-435-3550
Fax: 402-435-5070
Web site: http://www.regalbuildingsystems.com
Email: dkleinsr@regalbuildingsystems.com

Rezac logo Rezac Construction, Inc., Lincoln
Mike Rezac
402-477-8844
Fax: 402-477-8847
Web site: http://www.rezacconst.com
Email: rezacconstruct@aol.com
Cost Savings in the Cazer PDF
Governor's Visit to the Cazer

Skyline Homes, Lincoln
Ken Inness
402-327-0604
Web site: http://www.skylinehomeslincoln.com
Email: keninnes@hotmail.com

     Omaha
Arcosanti Homes Arcosanti Homes, Inc., Omaha
Scott Tafoya
402-981-3533 - Omaha
Web site: http://www.arcosantihomes.com
Email: Arcosanti@cox.net

Brau Builders Brau Builders, Omaha
Jeff Brau
402-289-2017
Fax: 402-289-1671
Web site: http://www.braubuilders.com/
Email: jeff@braubuilders.com

Buland Group Construction Buland Group Construction Services, Omaha
Barry Hale
402-552-0111
Fax: 402-552-0036
Web site: http://www.bulandgroup.com
Email: Barry.Hale@BulandGroup.com

holy name logo Holy Name Housing Corporation, Omaha
Sr. Marilyn Ross
402-453-6100
Fax: 402-451-7187
Web site: http://www.holynamehousing.org
Email: MRoss@hnhc.omhcoxmail.com

Sanwick Remodeling Sanwick Remodeling Contractors, Omaha
Todd Sanwick
402-697-9300
Fax: 402-697-9452
Web site: http://www.sanwickremodelingcontractors.com/
Email: src9300@cox.net

     O'Neill
Lichty Construction Lichty Construction, O'Neill
Kevin Lichty
402-340-1498
Fax/Home: 402-336-1575
Web site: http://www.lichtyconstructioninc.com/
Email: lichty@morcomm.net

     Wayne
Heritage Homes Heritage Homes of Nebraska, Wayne
1-800-759-2782
Web site: http://www.heritagehomesofne.com
Email: info@heritagehomesofne.com


GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Associate Members
Black Hills Energy
Greg Shinaut
Residential Customer Relations Representative
402-437-1717
Fax: 402-437-1736
Web site: https://www.blackhillsenergy.com/

Lincoln Electric Systems
Lincoln Electric System
Bob Ruskamp
Energy Services Representative
402-473-3275
Fax: 402-475-0446
Web site: http://www.les.com
Email: bruskamp@les.com

Metropolitan Utilities District
Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha
Jason Stanek
Sr. Utilization Engineer
402-504-7983
Fax: 402-504-5983
Web site: http://www.mudomaha.com
Email: jason_stanek@mudnebr.com

Millard Lumber Inc., Omaha
Jeffrey D. Taake
VP of Operations
402-896-2807
Fax: 402-896-2843
Web site: http://www.millardlumber.com
Email: jeff.taake@millardlumber.com

Comfort Techs
Comfort Techs
John Adcock
2024 S.W. 6th
Lincoln, NE. 68502
402-420-5050
Fax: 402-477-5083
Web site: http://techmasters.net
Email: johntechmasters@alltel.net


Affordable GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified HomeSM
Building America In 2004, a Building America grant funded the design of several very energy efficient homes at affordable prices appropriate for Nebraska’s climate. This grant was made available through the U.S. Department of Energy's State Energy Program - Special Projects. This project resulted in construction plans that include floor and technical details and specifications for three homes.

Traditional Ranch Home #1
Traditional Ranch Home No. 1        GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified Home
This traditional ranch style home has three bedrooms, two baths, attached garage and a full basement. This 1,248 square foot home was designed to maximize energy efficiency and incorporate GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified HomeSM techniques and materials.

Traditional Ranch Home #2
Traditional Ranch Home No. 2
This 1,112 square foot traditional ranch style home has 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, attached garage and a full unfinished basement. The home has been designed to maximize energy efficiency and incorporate GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified BuildingSM techniques and materials. This home was designed to maximize energy efficiency based on the 2003 IECC's Climate Zone 13 for eastern and southern Nebraska. There were three climate zones in Nebraska. These designs can be modified for other climate zones.

Traditional Ranch Home Without Basement
Traditional Ranch Home - No Basement
This 1,112 square foot traditional ranch style home was designed with a crawl space foundation. It has 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, attached garage and has been designed to maximize energy efficiency and incorporate GREEN BUILDING-Nebraska Certified BuildingSM techniques and materials. This home was designed to maximize energy efficiency based on the 2003 IECC's Climate Zone 13 for eastern and southern Nebraska. There were three climate zones in Nebraska. These designs can be modified for other climate zones.

Energy Efficient Construction Details

A number of issues related to energy efficient new home construction are addressed in this section. Diagrams and photos of the construction details are available below.

Framing Miscellaneous Ventilation
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