My Green Kentucky Home

The “My Green Kentucky Home” project is a 21st century home designed and built to be one of the state’s healthiest, energy-efficient, water-efficient, durable homes that addresses today's homeowners’ needs with the future in mind.  The internationally-recognized U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED) for Homes program was followed and third-party verified and tested to achieve the highest certification level of Platinum.  This home meets the American Institute of Architects Vision 2020 and 2030 Challenge goals by years 2020 and 2030 to be Net-Zero Energy use.  The home was also designed and built for Net-Zero Water use and Net-Zero Waste.

 

Architect: Pohl Rosa Pohl Architecture + Design
Contractor: GCCM Construction Services

GCCM Construction Services focuses on best practices in Sustainability and Building Sciences by designing and building third-party green certified homes and buildings that are good for people and good for the environment. 

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CertainTeed Products Used

AirRenew® Essential is part of the AirRenew Indoor air quality (IAQ) drywall family featuring industry-first formaldehyde-scavenging technology.

Dampen sound energy and significantly improve sound attenuation through walls and ceilings with SilentFX QuickCut Drywall.

Diamondback® Tile backer has a unique textured coating and pattern on the front of the board that creates a strong bond to prevent slipping, while its superior water resistant surface inhibits water vapor permeance protecting your rooms from mold and moisture. 

CertainTeed M2Tech® Moisture and Mold resistant drywall features a unique technology that combines moisture and mold resistance and is specially engineered to provide enhanced protection against mold growth.