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NAHB Green Remodel of the Year 2012



 

NAHB Green Remodel of the Year 2012

NAHB Green Remodel of the Year 2012
News from Jetson Green:

This is one of the NAHB Remodeling Projects of the Year 2012 by Rocking Horse Development out of Phoenix.  Located in the Willo Historic District at 5701 N 10th Street, the home has been certified to the Emerald level by the NAHB. Key achievements for this rehab include improvements to curb appeal and an overall reduction of energy and water consumption by more than 50%.

The existing home was originally built by Ralph Haver in 1952, and Rocking Horse Development improved it with a new bathroom, kitchen, and 600-square-foot master bedroom.

To save energy, Rocking Horse added a new HVAC system, R38 insulation, a new duct system, and Energy Star appliances. For water savings, the home now has WaterSense fixtures, low-flow and automatic irrigation, and non-invasive plants and reduced grass turf consistent with a landscape design by The Ranch Mine (the company who did

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Employee-owned cabinet maker Showplace Wood Products, based in Harrisburg, SD introduces Refacing & More, a cabinet refacing program available to homeowners through independent refacing contractors trained and certified by the company.

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The company is seeking remodeling contractors or finish carpenters who are interested in becoming certified Refacing & More contractors. “The home construction and remodeling sectors have been hit hard during the recession and many skilled workers haven’t been able to stay busy with the same work they’ve always done,” suggests Scott Korsten, Showplace director of marketing. “A good trim carpenter can quickly and easily learn refacing as an additional skill, providing another source of income in a field that is familiar.”

Refacing & More was developed by Showplace to address the increasing demand by homeowners for cabinet refacing, while also providing new business opportunities to small remodeling contractors throughout the country. Refacing & More is an entry point into the family of Showplace quality and selection, specially tailored for independ…………… continues on Virtual-Strategy Magazine

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