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Affordable Green Office Spaces Yankton SD

Some homeowners in Yankton 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.

Dean Kurtz Construction
(605) 343-6665
1651 Rand Road
Rapid City, SD
 
HydraulLIFT® S&L Lifting and Leveling, Inc.
(605) 366-8476
Daniel Dr.
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Nexsys Energy Systems
(605) 759-3811
1504 s Campbell tr.
sioux falls, SD
Services
Green home construction
Membership Organizations
LEED

Build-Rite Construction Co.
(605) 594-6332
25687 487th Ave.
Garretson , SD
 
Jenner Equipment (Bobcat, Case, Kubota, New Holland)
(605) 343-6682
3200 Deadwood Ave
Rapid City, SD
 
A-Z Gutters
(605) 661-8838
1205 maple st
tyndall, SD
 
Best Tile Inc.
(605) 360-9651
501 Main St
Chancellor, SD
Services
Construction Contractor, Home Repairs, Flooring Service, Home Remodeling, Construction Company

S & S Water Proofing
(605) 454-4283
P O Box 6059
Pine Ridge, SD
 
Hansen Plumbing, Inc.
(605) 765-2233
609 West Garfield Avenue
SD, SD
 
Azteca Construction
(605) 651-1466
48261 268th Street
Brandon, SD
 

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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