Energy Efficient Home

Key Components of an Energy Efficient & HealthyHome

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Energy Efficient Interactive Home
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DOW Styrofoam insulation board offers a thermal barrier between indoor and outdoor temperatures, reducing heating and cooling costs.

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Elastomeric sealant picture framing process exterior stud wall cavities prevents air leakage and energy loss.

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Elastomeric sealant between studs and drywall on exterior walls of home to prevent air leakage and energy loss.

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Blown-in cellulose insulation in exterior wall cavities provides high R-Value and sound dampening.

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Cellulose insulation throughout attic holds interior temperatures in and provides great sound dampening.

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DOW Styrofoam insulation board on exterior of foundation walls helps to maintain basement temperature.

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Waterproofing material on foundation walls prevents moisture from entering your basement.

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DOW foam insulation board under basement slab provides a further insulating quality to your basement.

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High efficiency furnace with whole house humidifier unit and sealed duct work to increase heating and cooling efficiency.

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50 gallon power vent high efficiency water heater.

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Dual sump pits are interconnected to ensure water is not allowed to collect in your basement.

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Interior drain tiles directly connected below ground to storm sewer.

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Low-E glass in all windows controls heat transfer while still allowing visible light to pass through.

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Insulated vinyl siding provides another layer of insulation to further improve energy efficiency.

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Carpet made with up to 30% recycled materials.

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Energy Star approved appliances reduce the energy and water used for cooking, cleaning, and food storage.

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Low VOC interior and exterior paints and finishes (Volatile Organic Compounds)

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Regionally appropriate landscaping materials and plants reduce the need for excess irrigation, saving water.

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CFL lighting consumes only a fifth of the amount of energy as typical incandescent bulbs while also producing far less heat.

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Our roof mounted venting system helps to keep your home cool in the summer months by releasing extra heat, therefore reducing cooling cost.

Why Build High Performance?

The DJK Custom Homes team is composed of individuals with experience in multiple aspects of the industry. With such a broad range of talents, we are able to provide the best quality, customer service, and customer education possible.


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