Hilo, Hawaii (PressExposure) February 12, 2011 -- Green building is one of the biggest trends in the construction and remodeling industries today. Hawaii residents are especially cognizant of the need to preserve their natural surroundings through environmentally sustainable building materials and practices.
One of the most exciting new building methods in Hawaii green building [http://www.greenbuildershawaii.net/green-building-hawaii/sabs-benefits/sustainable-solution] is the Saebi Alternative Building System (SABS). This multi-patented composite building system uses a solid core of Expanded Polystyrene foam (which is 94 percent air), which is then sprayed with a proprietary mixture of sand, cement, glass fiber, water and other additives to form a structural coating for the walls, roofs and floors.
What makes this material so enticing for people who want the best green homes Hawaii can create is that the SABS product is resistant to: Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Fire, Termite Damage, Wave Erosion, Salt Sea Spray, Water Damage, Rodent Infestations, and Mold.
Furthermore, it uses readily available materials, rather than rainforest-depleting wood. Insulation capabilities are improved dramatically with the SABS system, which can translate to a 50 to 80 percent savings on heating and cooling costs. The EPS foam is highly malleable, meaning that homeowners can choose unique shapes, curves, and angles for their home designs. Their vision will then be made a reality by qualified Hawaii green builders.
"You'd really have to see it to believe it," Green Builders Hawaii Inc. VP of Operations Mike Bedsaul told KITV Channel 4 News about the green homes Hawaii building system. Green Builders Hawaii Inc. is currently the only licensee authorized to use the SABS building system in the State of Hawaii.
Some of Green Builders Hawaii Inc's most noteworthy Hawaii green building projects include a stunning house in Pahoa and a 2,000-square-foot addition to a 3,000-square-foot mansion in Aina Haina. The most amazing thing is that the Hawaii green builders say it takes them less time to use this new system than to build in the traditional manner. It's also much safer, they add.
The Hilo-based company is fully committed to providing the best sustainable green building Hawaii materials in an environmentally-friendly way. They understand the important role that nature plays in people's lives, but they also want to provide a structure that can withstand any of the natural forces that comes their way.
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