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     Green Considerations
 
  Sinnott and Company is committed to green design and construction practices. Using LEED design standards established by the US Green Building Council for new structures or the rating system created by Build It Green in Berkeley, for existing residences, sensible green features are always included in our work.

Some of theses features are itemized on the following list. All of these features contribute to the sustainability of the project, the health of the occupants and most importantly, energy efficiency.

Appliances
  • Zero CFC
  • Water efficient
  • Induction ranges
  • Energy Star rated
  • Natural gas powered
  • Tankless water heaters
  • Solar potable water heating
  • Solar pool and spa water heating
  • On-demand water re-circulation pumps
Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Green roofing
  • Attic ventilation
  • Reflective roofing
  • Low emissivity glass
  • Duct and window seals
  • high-efficiency heat pumps
  • Geo-exchange heating systems
  • Double and triple-glazed windows
  • Engineered exposure and overhang
  • Clean fireplace conversion inserts
  • Wide choice of insulation technologies
Materials
  • Local
  • Recycled
  • Reclaimed
  • Renewable
  • Forest Stewardship Council Certified
Lighting
  • Optimized natural lighting
  • skylights and reflective conduits
  • LED & CFL low-watt lighting
  • Timed, motion, or light-triggered controllers
  • Self-powered low-voltage outdoor lighting
Power
  • Energy audits
  • Utility rebates
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Photovoltaic generation
  • Wind turbine generation
Water Efficiency
  • Drip irrigation systems
  • Programmable irrigation
  • Storm water harvesting
  • Permeable surfacing materials
  • Low-flow showers, faucets, and toilets
Indoor Air Quality
  • VOC-free paint
  • Back draft reduction
  • Fireplae converstions
Construction Phase Soil Conservation
  • Sediment basin and traps
  • Earth dikes and silt fences
  • Temporary seeding, mulching