Climate and Local Conditions in Green Building
The different climates of the United States require different strategies for designing and building homes. What works in Chicago is often wrong for Dallas or San Diego. Different factors that must be considered when building a home are the area's:
Climate of Dallas-Fort Worth
North Central Texas (Dallas Fort Worth) is in Zone
but it is on the cusp of the warm, humid area of the United States.
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|Note: This website explains green building for a climate zone comparable to North Central Texas, such as the climate of Plano or Keller, Texas, or Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. It is important to hire an energy consultant and a green builder who are experts in energy-efficient building in your climate zone.|
All of Alaska in Zone 7 except for the following Boroughs in Zone 8: Bethel, Dellingham, Fairbanks, N.Star, Nome North slope, Northwest Artic, Southeast Fairbanks, Wade Hampton and Yukon-Koyukuk
Zone 1 includes: Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Source: United States Department of Energy
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