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Living Green

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  1. Living Green Sales/ Business Feeling-tone of Presentation

  2. Your Grade • 100 pts for POWER POINT Content • 25 pts for your class presentation • 30 points for research/bibiography • 5 points project checklist (bright green) • 40 points for your completed Storyboard

  3. Team Effort - Why Our Home? • Energy Efficiency • Conservation • Recycled/ Re-purposed Products • Non-toxic Products • Renewable Resources • =A healthier YOU and a healthier PLANET! • http://www.builditgreen.org

  4. Conservation Expert Solar hot water systems save electricity & are cost-effective with incentives.

  5. Conserve resources • Use appliances with the Energy Star Rating! • Use less electricity and water!

  6. Alternative Energy • Get off the Grid! • Safe for birds & wildlife. • Produce your own electricity and sell extra energy back to the power company. • Wind saving of 40% electricity which means $30-$40 monthly in bills.

  7. Bathrooms Feature • Conserve Water using low-flow fixtures! • Countertops made from recycled materials.

  8. Recycling Expert • Find numerous ways to use recylced products in the home. • Compost • Support on-going recycling in your home

  9. Recycled Kitchen Countertops • PaperStone Certified is made from 100% recycled materials. • Cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL)-based resins are the type of phenolic resins used to make PaperStone. • PaperStone qualifies under Indoor Environmental Quality as it does not emit VOC’s or formaldeyde.

  10. Use Recycled Materials! • keeps glass products from building up in landfills. • unique product that adds style to their home. • resistant to chemicals and stains, which makes them good for areas that are prone to getting wet. • Use in flooring, countertops, and/or shower enclosures. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2005/07/bedrock_100_rec.php

  11. Outdoor Expert • Optimize the power of the sun! • Orient the house on the lot with the sun in mind-- cool in the summer & warm in the winter. • Plant trees and other vegetation around your home! It reduces cooling costs and adds to its beauty! Starting with the Lot! http://www.hgtvpro.com/hpro/bp_green_building/article/0,3140,HPRO_29336_5623074,00.html

  12. Outdoor Areas • Install drip systems to save water. • Save electricity by using low-voltage or solar lighting. • Click on link to view a video clip: • http://www.hgtvpro.com/hpro/pac_ctnt/text/0,2595,HPRO_20196_55073,00.html?c=481&videoid=63771

  13. RWC green water systems • Capture rainwater and use it for toilets & watering outdoor areas. • Save up to 50% on the water bill by reusing water. • Pays for itself if 1-2 years

  14. Decorating – eco friendly • Attractive, strong, and dimensionally stable. • Bamboo is actually not a wood at all, but a grass that matures in three to seven years • Regenerates without the need for replanting, and requires minimal fertilization and pesticides.http://www.bamboofloors.net/ Bamboo Flooring

  15. Living Areas • Use programmable thermostats to regulate heating and cooling…ONLY when you need it! • Use Green Solution: synthetic gypsum as drywall and Recycled Wallpaper for walls. • Use eco-friendly paint • http://www.ecospaints.com/

  16. natural milk based paint for wood furniture or plaster walls • Comes in 20 colors • NO VOC's- entirely solvent free

  17. Bedrooms • Reduce toxins by choosing organic fabrics for bedding • Choose non-toxic carpeting – made from recycled bottles • http://mohawkflooring.com

  18. Re-Educate Yourself – Make choices for a Greener Life! • http://www.naturalhomemagazine.com/ • http://www.earthmoment.com/ • http://www.energystar.gov/ • http://www.nature.org

  19. Save Electricity! http://www.drmediaserver.com/CFLGuide/index.html

  20. Grey Water

  21. Bibliography • http://www.hgtvpro.com/hpro/green_building/?xp=1 • http://www.energystar.gov • http://www.thinkgreen.com • http://www.thegreenguide.com/ • http://www.treehugger.com/ • http://www.greenlivingtips.com/ • http://www.certainteed.com/buildingresponsibly/siding/