Here you will find information regarding some basic design concepts,
ideas and energy efficiency.. You may find this information useful as you deal
with the multitude of decisions regarding building your new home.
Energy efficiency is very important today and will be
more so in the future. By spending a little more during the construction of your
home, you can greatly increase its energy efficiency and reduce your expenses
every time you pay a utility bill. Increasing the energy efficiency of your new
home will also help to reduce the amount of pollution generated to make the
energy you need for your home, reducing your carbon footprint.
Building a Better, Greener Home
a better, greener home is not difficult. It mainly requires being involved in
the decisions regarding how the home will be built and what products will be
used. Some improvements may cost more initially while others may not. But, all
of the these changes will improve the energy efficiency of the home.
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The Sun and Your Home
Designing your home to work with
the sun and the wonderful light and energy it provides offers many benefits.
Good design takes advantage of the sun while bad design ignores it and creates
livability problems. To learn more, click on the link below.
here to go to the The Sun and Your Home page
use of alternative building materials can improve the energy efficiency of our
homes as well as conserve natural resources. Click on the link below to learn
about some of these options.
here to go to the Alternative Building Materials page
Air infiltration is the
slow but constant exchange of air into and out of your home. Some homes leak
more than others. Excess air infiltration increases the cost for heating and
cooling your home. To learn more, click on the link below.
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Simple ways to save energy
Here is a short
list of simple things you can do today to reduce the amount of energy you use.
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Building a Modern Home on a Budget
is possible to build a modern style home on a budget? Not everyone has the
ability to spend a million dollars on a modern style home. If you can, great,
but if you can't, what are your options? Click on the link below to find out
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a Modern Home on a Budget
Design Basics: Design goals for any home
There are some basic ideas that you should consider when planning for your
home. Incorporating some of these ideas will make the home better for you
and your family.
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Building an energy efficient home is not
rocket science. It may require variations to traditional building techniques or
even the use of alternative building materials. It also requires the use of good
quality windows and doors as well as an efficient HVAC system. This may cost a
little more than the typical "cheap" home, but you will save money on
every energy bill.
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