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Green Building with Chinburg

Chinburg has been building Energy Star homes since 2002 and is committed to innovative, sustainable and energy efficient building practices. Our experienced staff of professionals can tap into a wealth of knowledge and resources to take any project from conception to reality.

Chinburg commits to building a tighter housing envelope thereby reducing energy consumption demands and costs. Project managers are current on the latest technologies and can advise you as to costs and benefits of different green building options. Chinburg has a LEED Accredited Professional on our staff. LEED is the highest industry benchmark for certified green building.

Some of the popular green building technologies that Chinburg Builders offers are:

  • Super Insulation Systems (Spray Foam and Cellulose)
  • On Demand Water Heaters
  • Water Saving Water Closets, Showers & Faucets
  • Solar Hot Water and Heat
  • Geothermal Heating and Cooling
  • High Efficiency Heating & Cooling Systems

Additionally, Chinburg Builders chooses locally manufactured products and supports our local economy through our network or vendors and subcontractors.

Laurel Court in Portsmouth is simply the latest iteration of those efforts. Chinburg committed to making the homes at Laurel Court 100 percent high performance. Homes there are achieving Home Energy Rating System (HERS) scores up to 55 percent better than energy code minimum, qualifying as “high-performance” per federal ENERGY STAR standards and saving homeowners $1,000+ a year on energy bills compared to conventionally built homes in the area. Chinburg homes at Laurel Court save nearly double the amount of energy of a standard house, with an average HERS score of 52.7.

A Leader in Energy Efficient Homes

We are the Seacoast’s largest builder of energy efficient homes, and we have a LEED accredited professional on our team. Your energy efficient home comes backed by experience.

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