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Some homeowners in Lithia Springs shy away from greenbuilding because they believe the initial costs are beyond their budgets. But according to a recent report, going green might be more affordable than they think.

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(800) 978-6634
3275 Florence Road
Powder Springs, GA
 
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3930 Anderson Farm Rd.
Austell, GA
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Daco Enterprises, Inc.
(800) 978-6634
3275 Florence Road
Powder Springs, GA
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Sherman Carpentry Company
678-791-9415 or 404-691-0901
213 Fairburn rd
Atlanta, GA
 
SHERMAN CARPENTRY
(678) 791-9415
3041 LANDRUM DR
ATLANTA, GA
 
Evergreen Waste, LLC
(770) 739-5600
1492 N. Blair Bridge Road
Austell, GA
 
Alexander J R Construction
(404) 346-9901
3600 Thaxton Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA
 
Arcon Construction Group
(404) 344-6691
1730 County Line Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA
 
riverside construction
(678) 758-5031
5469 dukes rd
douglasville, GA
 
Roof Solutions LLC
(404) 352-0000
5042 South Atlanta Rd SE
Smyrna, GA
 

The Costs of Building Green

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Some homeowners shy away from greenbuilding because they believe the initial costs are beyond their budgets. But according to a recent report, going green might be more affordable than they think.

Air Quality Sciences (AQS), an indoor air-testing and consulting company based in Marietta, Ga., found that if greenbuilding goals are incorporated as early as possible into a home-design process, costs are only 0 to 3 percent higher than conventional building, as opposed to 10 percent to 25 percent higher, as previously thought.

Clearly, greenbuilding is affordable, says AQS president Anthony G. Worthan. The economic outlook gets even better if improvements in people's comfort and productivity are taken into account.

The report also found the following:

∗ Commissioning, a testing and inspection process that ensures project goals are completed at all steps of building, can result in energy savings of up to 10 percent while adding only 0.3 to 4 percent to building costs.

∗ Flushing out a building with 100 percent outdoor air prior to occupancy is an effective way to remove indoor air contaminants such as formaldehyde, fungi and volatile organic compounds.

The report, titled If You Build It Green, They Will Come, is available free of charge; visit http://www.aerias.org (registration is required under Premium Content) or call 800-789-0419.

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