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Nebraska Green Built



OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Demonstration-Home
Marketable-Home

11%

23%

9%

29%

20%

6%

3%

(This house reported 35 resource efficient features.
Percentages above indicate the distribution of features and total 100%)

GOALS

  • This home was one of the first three homes that was certified as a Nebraska Green Built Home. It was constructed as a prototype for the Green Building program and, along with two additional prototype homes, was used for contractor, framer, mechanical installer, interior designer, realtor and general public training regarding the benefits of "green building".
  • To exceed the building envelope requirements of the 2000 International Energy Conservation Code by 30% or receive an energy rating of at least five stars as certified by a Nebraska Home Energy Rater.
The Nebraska Energy Home received 5+ stars from the Home Energy Rating System

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2003
  • Setting: suburban
  • Energy Source: - grid electric - geothermal
  • Layout: Single-Family; 5 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 12653 sqft
  • Square Footage: 2560
  • Sales Market: High-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 144.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Lynn Chamberlin, Architect II
Nebraska Energy Office
- Designer - Collaborator - Sponsor

Website:
Phone: 402-471-3358
Fax: 402-471-3064

Note
This Nebraska Green Built Home was a project of the Nebraska Energy Office. The mission of the Nebraska Energy Office is to promote the efficient, economic and environmentally responsible use of energy.

HOME AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

SPECIAL INFORMATION

The Nebraska Energy Home is a two story house with a full deep basement. The main level is 1386 sq. ft. and consists of the entryway, living room, dining room, Kitchen, breakfast area, family room, office/library and bathroom. The second level is 1177 sq. ft., housing the master suite (with walk-in closet and private bath), three additional bedrooms, main bath and laundry room. The 1386 sq. ft. basement is framed, insulated, and wired, and a fourth bathroom and fifth bedroom are framed in, but technically, it is not “finished”.

Locally made brick was used on part of the exterior

The heating/cooling costs of the home are estimated at $200 a year.

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