Representation of Great Bozeman Green Homes Projects From The Past Few Years:
Bozeman's Green Balance Homes - Bozeman Green Homes: Green Buildings For Tomorrow's Active Montanan
These single family green residences were sold after they were built and are located in Bozeman's highly desired Valley West Subdivision north of Huffine Lane and east of Cottonwood Road. Green Balance's project was built according to the Energy Star and NAHB Green Building Guidelines. Energy Star and NAHB certifications were issued after homes were constructed.
Green Balance LLC homes were built by Rotherham Construction, a regionally recognized construction firm serving the Bozeman area for over 15 years.
Rotherham Const. is the only Bozeman green real estate construction company presently offering residential Bozeman green homes at this level of energy efficiency. Homes will be built in Valley West Phase 3, on lots 11, 12, 28, 31, 32, 33, 35, which are approximately 5000 sf.
Green Balance Program Highlights:
Sunburst I - 1221 square feet
Sunburst II - 1480 square feet
Sedona - 1498 square feet
Sweet Grass - 1499 square feet
Since insulation and windows are the core elements of home energy efficiency, the insulation (R-values) and Windows (U-Values) of these Bozeman Green Homes met or exceeded a set standard of insulation, which at the time was R-25 for walls and R-50 for attics.
Present owners enjoy reduced maintenance costs because Energy Star qualified homes on average save 20 to 30% on annual utility bills over standard, conventionally built non-green homes. Energy Star rated appliances (Included: Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher) contribute to this cost savings and provide you, the homeowner, with a quality-built, reliable green house that will last for many years.
Components of the green construction process utilize sustainable practices, including on- and off-site waste reduction, recycling of building materials, advanced construction framing techniques, and northwest regional green building products and other, necessary, construction materials.
The Bozeman homes in this Bozeman green home development are environmentally sensitive and follow specific green home designs, green home construction guidelines, overall finishing specifications, and the Valley West Subdivision requirements. Following these guidelines will result in greater energy efficiency and a lower environmental impact.
In addition to ensuring these Valley West homes have efficient insulation and windows, additional energy efficiency will be recumbent upon aspects such as sealing ducts, sealing the building envelope, creating an air and vapor barrier, and establishing Water efficiency both inside and outside the home; maximizing both efficient indoor water delivery systems and exterior water efficiency landscaping methods ensures minimial waste of water.
This green Bozeman real estate was finished using environmentally conscious products, reducing indoor environmental contaminants while providing a healthier, higher quality indoor living environment.
Along with being able to control your home's interior humidity and temperature, present owners rest assured that their indoor environment is of a higher quality than most Bozeman residential properties.
To qualify as an Energy Star home, each dwelling had third-party verification prior to receipt of the Energy Star Certification. Third-party verification ensures the consistency of the green construction process and gives you, the homeowner, confidence and necessary information about the testing procedures, energy efficiency aspects, and specific green building features of your southwest Montana green home.
In-Floor Radiant Heating/Cooling
Landscaping Lawn with Underground Sprinklers
Bozeman City Water
Bozeman City Sewer
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