Jenna Bader
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Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project

Started this discussion. Last reply by ayazfudugo1 May 3. 4 Replies

Hello all!I am currently ripping out the interior of a school bus that I am converting to an RV to live and travel in. I am familiar with green building techniques for homes in various climate zones…Continue

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ayazfudugo1 replied to Jenna Bader's discussion Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project
"Green building helps to reduce the negative impact on an environment. And help to save resources for future generations.  We can say that green building is an energy efficient. If you build a green building you can save lots of expenses."
May 3
Jenna Bader replied to Jenna Bader's discussion Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project
"Thanks for the advice! I was hoping to get away from the foam option to be more eco-friendly with the build, I have just about 600 square feet of wall, floor and ceiling area needing coverage, other options are so pricey! Thermacork= $3,900 Roxul=…"
Apr 27
David Butler replied to Jenna Bader's discussion Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project
"I agree with Sean that closed cell spray foam is the way to go. Closed cell gives you R6 to R7 per inch, compared to about half that for open cell and fibrous insulation. Also, open cell is vapor permeable and you need at least 3 inches get an…"
Apr 27
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jenna Bader's discussion Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project
"RV's always use foam due to they want to keep as much space as possible inside though generally they are sheets. With that a properly installed CC spray foam gives you the most bang for your buck & helps ensure your don't have moisture…"
Apr 27
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Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project

Hello all!I am currently ripping out the interior of a school bus that I am converting to an RV to live and travel in. I am familiar with green building techniques for homes in various climate zones with standard wood framing, but am unfamiliar with the techniques for a Steel-frame, sheet-metal-enclosed building envelope. Seeking Help! The first step will be to seal all penetrations, windows and any seams or leaks with all-weather silicone caulk and sealant. Once the shell is sealed, I'm not…See More
Apr 26
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Zero Net Energy Virtual Conference, Jan. 25 & 26, 2018 at Online Webinar via Zoom, Facebook Live, and YouTube Live

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Devoted to the All-Electric, Solar-Powered Building TypeA FREE On-Line Conference using Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/215538224​January 25-26, 2018, 9am-5pm PCTJoin Industry Leaders As They Present Technical Deep Dives in:​​​Nine Stories Tall and ZNE in…See More
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"Hi Jenna, Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
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Company
Redwood Energy
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Building energy modeler, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Researcher (Lab. academia. etc.)
Professional Certification
BPI, Other
Professional Interests
Zero Net Energy, All-Electric Buildings combined with PV, Plastic source reduction, Green building, Edible forests
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http://www.redwoodenergy.net
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https://www.facebook.com/RedwoodEnergyEducation/
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At 12:13pm on July 18, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jenna,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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