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BAEC Green Building Council

Mission Statement-To define and promote "green building" through the education and cooperation of
BAEC members, government agencies, and the
general public, as well as provide technical and
marketing support to our members.
Green Building Definition-Green Building = A
whole-building and systems approach to design and construction that utilizes building techniques that minimize environmental impact and reduce energy consumption while improving the efficiency and quality of life for the building's occupants.
> Site design: Minimized disruption; preserving
open space
> Resource conservation: high-performance
engineered wood, alternate materials, allergen-free
materials, recycled building materials, sustainable-
harvested lumber and durable products
> Energy efficiency: high levels of insulation, high-
efficient HVAC systems, high-performance windows and energy efficient appliances and lighting
> Water conservation: water-efficient appliances,
water-conserving fixtures, water filtration systems, and water-efficient landscaping
> Indoor environmental quality: effective heat-
recovery equipment, formaldehyde-free finishes, and products with minimum off-gassing or low-volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
Home owner education through manuals and
operating guides
> Educational Designations: CGA, CGB, CGP,
GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP, CGA, CGB, CGP,
GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP (When you see
these acronyms they represent designations the
builder and remodeler has achieved to improve
his/her understanding of the construction industry.
They represent many hours of continuing education.)
• T.R. Arnold & Associates / 574-264-0745
    Tom Arnold and Amanda Leazenby
• Bail Home Services & Construction/ 574-533-4821/
    Tracy Bail
• Borger Design & Construction / 574-293-1524 /
    Tom Borger
• Choice Homes/ 574-831-3675/ Shawn Bornman
• Sterling Construction / 574-247-3214 / Scott Buckley
• Martin Brothers Contracting / 574-862-2142
    Clayton Detwiler, Richard Ganzcak,
    Jeff Martin, and Gary Zimmerman
• Team Construction/ 574-533-3100/ Chris Erb
• 1-2-1 Designs / 574-825-1579 / Terry Herschberger
• Habitat for Humanity/ 574-533-6109/ Aaron Lehman
• Advanced Heating / 574-294-2005 / Greg Longbrake
• J.L. Construction / 574-535-0177 / Jeff Loucks
• Oakbrook Homes / 574-674-9911 / Doug Love
• Dave Mark Construction / 574-262-3817 / Dave Mark
• Team Construction Co. Inc. / 574-533-3100 / Todd Meier
• Woody's Custom Homes / 269-483-2570 / Abraham Miller
• D.L. Miller Construction Co. Inc. / 574-264-0644 /
    Doug Miller
• GM Homes / 574-522-0505 / Gene Miller
• Straight Talk Construction/ 574-534-5351/ Steve Otis
• Andy Place Sr. Place Builders/ 574-259-4838
• Millers Brother Builders / 574-533-8602 / Brad Plett
• Bail Home Services & Construction/ 574-533-4821/
    Jared Plough and Ed Swoveland
• Square 1 Builders / 574-389-8010 / Marv Schumucker
• Schrock Homes, Inc. / 574-533-1148
    Adlai Schrock, Dean Sprunger
• Michiana Insulation/ 574-291-3339/ Tim Schrock
• Helman Sechrist Architecture / 574-294-6674 / Brad Sechrist
• Monsma Marketing / 317-501-8705 / Mike Smith
• K.W. Yoder Construction / 574-262-0195 / Kevin Yoder
• Zehr Construction, Inc / 574-533-4677 / David Zehr


> Our Certified Green Professionals (CGP):
Michiana Recycling & Disposable