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2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day celebration. For the past 50 years, people around the world have used April 22 to address some of the most important and urgent threats to our environment. This includes climate change, deforestation, plastic pollution, and more. 

At Strobel Design Build, we have implemented sustainable building practices in order to pave the way for green construction methods. Environmentally friendly practices have been adapted into Strobel Design Build’s day-to-day construction and design processes.

Green Practices Taken by Strobel Design Build

A few of the highly regarded ways Strobel Design Build implements sustainability in terms of energy efficiency in our design and construction processes include:

  • High-efficiency water heaters
  • Energy star appliances
  • Air sealing the envelope
  • Implementing blower door tests
  • Using third-party certified finish materials
  • Low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints to reduce toxic off-gassing
  • Rainwater collection systems
  • Reduced flow plumbing fixtures
  • LED lighting

For Homeowners: Sustainable Products and Features 

Strobel Design Build uses certain products and features in our design and construction processes in order to allow ourselves and our clients to have a reduced carbon footprint and live as green as possible. These products and features include Icynene spray foam insulation, LED lighting, and high-efficiency water heaters.

Benefits of Icynene Spray Foam Insulation

  • Improved air quality
  • Less transmission of hot and cold air (leakage)
  • Improved HVAC usage
  • Reduced expenses
  • Lowered chance of needing repairs in the future
  • Enhanced moisture protection

Benefits of LED Lighting

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Longevity
  • Sturdiness
  • Safety
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Multiple color options

Benefits of High-Efficiency Water Heaters

  • Reduced energy costs
  • Tax benefits
  • Low maintenance
  • Reduced repair expenses
  • Eco-friendly
  • Less water wastage

Happy Earth Day from the Strobel Design Build Team

The team at Strobel Design Build is constantly striving to keep up with the most environmentally friendly design and construction practices. We provide our clients with the products and information they need to keep their home as eco-friendly as possible. We will continue to utilize environmentally friendly practices and hope our clients do the same. If you are ready to start your home remodeling project complete with the best environmentally friendly practices, contact our team today. From the entire Strobel Design Build team — Happy Earth Day 2020!