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Green Building Episode 11: How to Install Solar Panels on a Standing Seam Metal Roof

This short film is the final episode in Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprint. This episode shows the completion of Peckham Architecture’s LEED Certified home headquarters and the installation of solar panels on our standing seam metal roof. Thanks to our photovoltaic […]

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Green Building Episode 10: How to Create a Certified Wildlife Area Using Sustainable Landscaping

This short film is Episode 10 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. This episode shows how we created a Certified Wildlife Area at Peckham Architecture’s LEED Platinum home headquarters using low maintenance, sustainable landscaping. We also share erosion control strategies […]

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Green Building Episode 9: Choosing Cabinetry for Low Carbon Footprint and High Indoor Air Quality

This short film is Episode 9 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. To support local and minimize the carbon footprint of our eco house, we selected custom cabinets built here in Columbia, Missouri, using locally-sourced materials. Our kitchen cabinets and […]

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Green Building Episode 8: Sustainable Hardwood Flooring, Cork Flooring and Porcelain Tile

This short film is Episode 8 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. This episode shares sustainable flooring selections for Peckham Architecture’s LEED Platinum home headquarters. In the main living areas, we chose pet-friendly, scratch-proof oak hardwood flooring infused with acrylic resin […]

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Green Building Episode 7: How our Passive House Aced the Blower Door Test

This short film is Episode 7 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. This episode shows the phenomenal results our passive house achieved in a blower door test, one part of an energy audit to assess energy efficiency. Even with one […]

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Green Building Episode 6: How HRV and Mini Split Systems Save Energy

This short film is Episode 6 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. This episode shows the installation of HRV (heat recovery ventilation) and mini split systems and explains how they contribute to energy conservation in a passive house. Peckham Architecture’s LEED […]

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Green Building Episode 5: Using Liquid House Wrap and Recycled Blown In Insulation

This short film is Episode 5 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and a lower carbon footprint. In this episode, an exterior liquid house wrap is applied to the structural insulated panels in Peckham Architecture’s LEED Platinum home headquarters. Inside, blown in insulation made of […]

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Green Building Episode 4: Passive House Insulation for Peak Energy Efficiency

This short film is Episode 4 of Peckham Architecture’s 11-part documentary series on how to construct a green building for energy efficiency and lower carbon footprint. In this episode, Thermocore of Missouri’s Stephan Johannesmeyer explains how structural insulated panels, or SIP, dramatically improve energy efficiency. Thermocore’s structural insulated panels use polyurethane foam insulation with a Class […]

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