As we approach Earth Day (April 22nd), we want to celebrate our earth by talking about the many benefits of building an energy-efficient home. We are experts on building dreams, and we will build the perfect home for your needs. And many times that home might end up being an energy-efficient one!
Sometimes we get requests from our clients about helping them build and design an energy-efficient home. Energy-efficient homes are always a great investment for your future and the earth’s future. If you haven’t considered building an energy-efficient home, we hope that this blog post can sway you into that direction.
So what are the benefits?
Long-term savings: When we build energy-efficient homes we design it so it can save you money in the long run. We consider variable factors when designing your home such as the local climate and site conditions. We also concentrate on the items in your home that will make it energy-efficient, such as insulation, air sealing, lighting, windows, doors, etc. Having the right materials and the best quality will make it so that every month you are saving money on your energy bills.
Comfort: Of course, saving on your bills would definitely make you more comfortable. But your energy-efficient home also allows you to live in a healthier indoor environment due to the improved air quality. In addition, many energy-efficient windows are made up of a type of glass that helps block out noise. So, you will experience a decrease in the noise entering you home.
Resale Value: If you decide to build a new home and want to sell your energy-efficient home then you are in luck! Energy-efficient homes usually retain their value and might even go a bit higher. It is “cool” to be green!
Saving Our Planet: A big benefit for all of us is that energy-efficient homes reduce energy use. These homes use fewer fossil fuels, therefore, decreasing their environmental footprint. You can help the environment without having to change your lifestyle and living comfortably in your beautiful home.
Whether you decide to build an energy-efficient home due to the long-term savings, comfort, a higher resale value or to help the earth, we will design a strong and gorgeous home that you will be proud to show off. If you are ready to build your new home, give Republic Home Builders a call! We will bring your vision to life.