Global trends are increasingly moving toward energy efficiency at all levels of society. Fossilized sources of energy are becoming depleted, and renewable sources are now highly recommended. As you start to envision and plan for your custom-built home, you have the opportunity to incorporate eco-friendly options from the outset.
When your home is energy efficient there are multiple benefits to be gained. The following post explains this in greater detail:
5 Benefits of Building an ECO Home
Building an ECO home means combining sustainable, durable building materials to create a more comfortable, healthy and energy efficient home that lasts.
Healthier Home: research by the University of Otago has proven that people living in warm dry houses have less respiratory health issues.
Play your bit for the planet: Making environmental choices that do less harm to the planet and use less resources.
Lower power bills: incorporating energy efficiency products may require a higher initial investment but the payback starts with your very first power bill. Focus on the products with the quickest payback period. Read more at Smart Energy Solutions…
As the post above makes clear, there are compelling reasons to incorporate green design into your home plan. Certainly one of the most important factors is that it allows you to do your part in sustaining the well-being of our planet.
As you make your custom-built home energy efficient, there are also things you can do that will make it beautiful at the same time. The following post gives you some ideas to think about:
Energy Efficient Window Treatments For Energy Bill Savings
Window treatment refers to any type of covering that may be placed around a window for a given purpose. They are used for various purposes that include blocking light, insulating, keeping the room private from outsiders and decoration to match the décor of the room. The most popular types of treatments such as Venetian blinds and curtains are used to incorporate both style and function. The choice of treatment chosen is limited to the budget and imagination of the homeowner. Interior designers are coming up with new and original designs every year for old favorites to get a makeover and follow the demands of the consumer. Read more at Manufactured Home Parts And Accessories…
Since window treatments help to ensure that your home doesn’t lose heat as easily in the winter, they reduce your fuel needs. The good news is that there are many equally simple ways to make your home as energy efficient as possible. The following post gives additional ideas for your custom-built home, room by room:
How to make your home more energy efficient
Whether you’re looking to save the environment or save on your utility bills, making your home more energy efficient is always a smart move. Senator Windows put together an infographic with some energy saving tips and tricks for all the major rooms of the house. From advice on new appliances to buy to easy suggestions on how to cut back on energy use, the infographic explores many ways for making your home more energy efficient. Read more at Inhabitat.com…
With the information offered here and under the guidance of a qualified green builder, you can have an energy efficient home that will cost less to maintain and protect the environment. Oz Custom Home Builders has the expertise to construct your eco-friendly dream home on your land or in Trinity Ridge or Trinity Ridge Reserve, our newest luxury neighborhoods in Fort Mill, SC.
Contact us to discuss a plan for building your home or get additional information about the process. Call us at 803-242-0050 or use the “Email Us” link on this page to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.