HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PRODUCE A NEW OLD GREEN MODULAR (NOGM) HOME?
Because NOGM homes are factory-built in a state-of-the-art, highly efficient manufacturing facility, a newly built home can be produced, transported, erected and finished in 120 days from the start of the production process is initiated.
WHAT IS ACTUALLY ‘GREEN’ ABOUT A NOGM HOME?
What ultimately dictates how green a home can be is measured by technical structural performance and how much energy and natural resources are required to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all inhabitants. A NOGM home reduces overall energy consumption by more then 50%, saves thousands of gallons of water per year and provides superior indoor air quality when compared to a typical code-built house.
A NOGM home is considered ‘green’ along several dimensions. New World Home is an active participant in both the U.S. Green Building Council (USG BC) LEED for Homes rating System, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Standard, EarthCraft House and the EP A Indoor Airplus Program.
A NOGM is able to achieve the highest levels of certification by utilizing a “whole systems approach” to home construction. Well thought out design, a strong project team, world class brand partners and various construction techniques are all contributing factors to building a NOGM home.
SINCE THEY ARE BOTH BUILT IN FACTORY SETTINGS, WHAT DIFFERENTIATES NOGM HOMES FROM OTHER MODULAR HOMES?
While there are many innate green characteristics related to modular manufacturing (e.g., climate controlled setting, reduced waste, etc.), there are two primary differences between a NOGM home and an ordinary modular home.
First, a NOGM home is based on a historically inspired traditional design (“new old”) that evokes the spirit of the past while respectfully integrating all of the modern conveniences and amenities afforded by the 21st century.
Second, a NOGM utilizes a whole systems approach to design incorporating the most stringent green standards, products and practices in the industry (e.g., LEED for Home). As a result, a NOGM home approaches USGBC LEED for Home PLATINUM certification directly out of the factory. Via the convergence of traditional design and state-of-the-art green elements, New World Home has established the basis of a NOGM-Certified™ housing solution.
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