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GREEN INITIATIVE

[youtube width=”455″ height=”359″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaJ8VNfkCYw[/youtube] Henry Poor can supply material for the NAHB Green Standards and help with GREEN consulting! Here is a house built by Tempest Homes using prefabricated walls.

Henry Poor/Home Works’ Green Commitment

“In our role as a home builder’s largest single supplier, Henry Poor Lumber and Home Works provide not only products, but also installation and building science expertise. Our mission is to develop programs that will help our customers build green homes by promoting healthy, energy- and resource-efficient building practices and products.   In pursuing this goal we will contribute positively to preserving our natural resources and providing a better environment for our children.”

Henry Poor taking the L.E.E.D.
Henry Poor has worked on commercial construction projects requiring L.E.E.D. certification and has the products and knowledge to assist you in obtaining this standard.  As more federal and state projects require suppliers and builders to meet L.E.E.D.  guidelines, let Henry Poor use their experience to guide you through the process.

What does it mean to be L.E.E.D. certified?
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating SystemTM — developed and administered by the U.S. Green Building Council, a Washington D.C.-based, nonprofit coalition of building industry leaders — promotes design and construction practices that increase profitability while reducing the negative environmental impacts of buildings and improving occupant health and well-being.  More information can be found at http://www.nrdc.org/buildinggreen/leed.asp.

Henry Poor and Home Works manufacturers that offer GREEN products …..
Marvin Windows          Schluter           Shaw Carpet
James Hardie                TREX              AZEK

Tom Andrew

Tom Andrew

Certified Green Professionals
Tom Andrew is a Certified Green Professional (CGB) and a Green Verifier for the Green Building Standard which is an ANSI approved certification through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). These standards cover all new and remodel construction from earth work to roofing. Tom has certified a number of houses under the NAHB program.

Tom is a recognized leader in the area of green and sustainable building practices. He has given multiple presentation to the Greater Lafayette Chamber, Purdue, the National Association of Remodelers(NARI), and Habitat for Humanity. To learn more on how to take advantage of these certification programs, please contact Tom Andrew.

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Green Links
To find out what others are doing and what resources are available to help you take part in our green initiative check out the following websites.

Green Suppliers’ Council, Henry Poor Joins Green Council
U.S Green Building Council,
www.usgbc.com
The Green Home Guide, www.greenhomeguide.org
National Resources Defense Council, www.nrdc.org/buildinggreen/default.asp

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