Dyess Air Force Base Temporary Lodging Facility Green Insight Projects

Dyess Air Force Base Temporary Lodging Facility

Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX, 79607

Project Details:

This is a LEED for Homes Silver certified project consisting of 16 dwelling units in 2 buildings.

Included in Green Insight’s scope of work were LEED for Homes credit verification, testing during construction and QAD review, energy efficiency recommendations, building material assessments, review of construction documents, specifications, and review of project submittals.

  • Abilene, TX
  • LEED Silver Certified
  • Developer – United States Air Force
  • Contractor – Tejas Premier Building Contractor


This project had a rough start as the architectural plans were made 3 years before the project started under a different version of LEED for Homes and were no longer compliant. This was further complicated by a contractor that had never done a LEED for Homes project, very specialized materials (blast-proof windows, etc.), and a fixed budget that literally required an act of Congress to get an increase.


Green Insight has an excellent relationship with USGBC, and we were able to negotiate for the project to be registered under the LEED for Homes version for which it was designed. This was very helpful, but we then went to work on educating the contractor on the LEED requirements, most of which were in the plans, but not all. There were several points where deficiencies required extra funding to correct, so we worked with the contractor to find the least-cost solutions because any increase would come out of their budget. In the end, the project was certified as planned, and the contractor was able to maintain its profit.


  • LEED Silver certified

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