Why Build Efficiently?

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In contrast to typical construction, energy-efficient new homes are quality-built for superior performance and lower monthly energy costs.  Energy-efficient homes achieve energy efficiency through established and reliable building techniques. From high-performance windows to advanced heating and cooling systems, energy-efficient homes offer reduced energy costs, increased comfort, and peace of mind.

Energy-efficient houses have many advantages

  • Lower operating costs: Qualified homes are typically 20% more efficient than code-built new homes. The homes cost less to operate by using less energy, which means more money in your customer’s wallets month after month.
  • Better performance: Energy-efficient homes feel more comfortable.  Additional insulation keeps the inside of a home at a more stable temperature. Indoor humidity is better controlled, and drafts are reduced.  Efficient homes are often very quiet because the extra insulation and tight construction help to keep out exterior noise.
  • Smart investment: Energy efficiency in a new home is an increasingly valued feature when the time comes to sell. Potentially higher resale values, combined with lower operating costs, make an energy-efficient new home a smart investment.