Climate Map Local Conditions Zone

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Climate and Local Conditions in Green Building

The different climates of the United States require different strategies fordesigning 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 arethe area’s:

  • Temperature Extremes
  • Humidity and Rainfall
  • Wind loads
  • Risks of Earthquake, Tornado, Wildfire, and Hurricane
  • Probability of Floods

Climate of Dallas-Fort Worth

North Central Texas (Dallas Fort Worth) is in Zone3but it is on the cusp of the warm, humid area of the United States. Click to Enlarge Map

Note: Thiswebsite explains green building for a climate zone comparable to North CentralTexas, 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 areexperts 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

Using map above as your reference. Click to Enlarge Map Marine Dry Moist Humid Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3

Source: United States Department of Energy

Do you need an energy consult or energy audit or green builder/remodeler in North Central Texas or the Dallas-Fort Worth area? Contact Terry Jensen Frugal Energy, LLC 972 251-1532 or 817 443-2553

Note: The opinions expressedherein are exclusively those of the writers or other participants and do not necessarily reflect theposition of CyberParent,LLC. They are not intended to take the place of advice of ahealth, legal, or other professional whose expertise you might need to seek.This website explains green building and green remodeling for a climate zonecomparable to North Central Texas or Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, It isimportant to hire a green builder and an energy consultant who are experts inenergy-efficient building in your climate zone and who use the most up-to-dategreen building information.

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