Currently the developer is building several new communities near the West Point, Ga. Kia plant. The Quail Run community has added two standard green features into their master-planned community.
Cellulose Insulation: Cellulose is a great, environmentally friendly material. This product is green from the beginning by using recycled newspaper and phone books as raw materials. The output of pollution is negligible and provides minor, if any, irritation during installation. Cellulose installation is available in many forms, but all are extremely eco-friendly.
Energy Star Whirlpool Appliances: Whirlpool has been committed to the Energy Star program since 1998 and has been honored multiple times for being a socially responsible company. They have a range of Energy Star Appliances, most popular though are the dishwashers and refrigerators.
Better Blown Insulation installed an eco-friendly cotton insulation, versus the traditional fiberglass insulation, in the Atlanta Green Home. This particular type of insulation was made from cellulose which reduces the irritation to skin, as well as to the nose and throat. The cellulose insulation was put in the Green House because it is made from 85% recycled paper fiber and is a high efficiency thermal product. This means that the insulation will hold more heat in the house so that the home will use less energy to keep the home at a comfortable temperature year-round. Continue reading