Sustainable Design and Green Construction

Sustainable Design is the key to future environmentally responsible buildings. Performance Plus Homes co-owner Bruce Chyka has completed the Masters Certification program in Sustainable Design from the Boston Architectural College. Our knowledge of Building Science coupled with material selection for sustainable homes provides a well rounded base from which you can design to meet client demands.

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We offer a range of services that

  • Early project guidance for goal setting and design compliance with green building standards like Energy Star, NAHB Build Green, IECC, LEED*
  • Work within the framework of integrative design to insure all project participants have a voice in optimizing the building's construction.
  • Technical Support for review of home siting, water management, framing plans, indoor air quality, landscaping as part of sustainable design, and certification compliance.
  • Energy Modeling that consists of defining load calculations for proper selection of right sized equipment and desing considerations according to ACCA practices.
  • Review of other potential certifications.
  • Research into Federal, State, County or Utility sustainable rebate programs.
  • Review of final plans before construction start

LEED, NAHB Build Green, Energy Star programs can be certified through us or one of our partners.

For all your Green Building needs – or a home energy audit – contact Performance Plus Homes today at 913-851-0732 and start saving energy and money!

 

Participating Programs

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Performance Plus Homes participates in government and local utility energy programs. We advise our clients about programs that may benefit them when making energy-efficiency upgrades to their homes. Additionally, we are trained and certified (EnergyStar, RESNET, BPI and NAHB) to inspect and certify your home for national standards on energy efficiency.   Read More. >>