GPR Gold for the Dimock Residence

Congratulations to the Dimock Residence for earning Build It Green‘s GreenPointRated GOLD Certification! The Dimocks are an owner-builder couple that wanted to build their forever home in Pacific Beach as healthily and sustainably as possible. They rose to the GPR challenge and finished with more knowledge about environmentally-conscious construction techniques and quite the beautiful home!

Some features that contributed to Gold Certification included:

  • Recycled content insulation, above code R-value
  • Quality Insulation Installation (QII) inspection
  • Recycled all possible waste to divert from landfills
  • Tight envelope, verified by blower door test to test leakage
  • Low VOC caulks, adhesives, and paints
  • Low flow showerheads, faucets, and low-flush toilets
  • Drought tolerant landscaping, hydrozoning, efficient irrigation, rain sensors
  • Rainwater catchment in a 666gal tank
  • Energy Star appliances and ceiling fans
  • Recycled bamboo flooring, low VOC
  • Low VOC CARB-2 compliant cabinetry
  • High efficacy lighting
  • Low-u and low-shgc windows
  • Recycled content decking

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