03 Jun '13, 10pm

Why Build an #Energy-Efficient-Home?

Why Build an #Energy-Efficient-Home?

It may seem like a strange question, why build an energy efficient home, but nevertheless, there are some people out there who are asking it. The case for energy efficient homes is pretty straightforward. They provide their owners with: Financial savings due to reduced energy use Higher home comfort levels and a better quality of life Higher resale values In addition to the reasons listed above, an energy efficient home is also better for the environment; for example, 16% of all greenhouse gases produced in the United States come from residential dwellings. As the economy continues to struggle, many homeowners – and homebuyers – in their search to reduce costs, are becoming more aware of the benefits of energy efficient homes, which is why the demand for them has increased significantly. As a result, homeowners are getting their houses rated for energy efficiency in order ...

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