Building Clean requires design and building decisions that minimize pollution which negatively effect the indoor health of your home environment.
By removing aspects of the home that off-gas and/or collect dust and allergens, a healthier interior environment can be achieved.
EarthCraft Construction partnered with The Healthy House Institute (HHI) in 2014 to build the educational organization’s home headquarters in Boise, Idaho.
Healthy House Institute Headquarters
Certified by Energy Star and the EPA’s Indoor airPLUS
Energy Star® Approved Appliance and Lighting Package
Ductless, mini-split heat pumps — healthier and more efficient
Solar hot-water system, and a backup tankless water-heating unit that regulates incoming water
Advanced framing that provides more insulation per inch
Heat recovery ventilator balances saving energy through an aluminum-core transfer process while providing fresh air
Soy-based foam insulation, which seals potential leak points and provides a direct thermal barrier while greatly reducing VOCs compared to conventional spray-foam insulation