What Makes a New Home More Efficient
There Are Many Things You Can Do to Build a More Efficient Home
In recent years, more and more emphasis has been placed on building custom homes that are energy efficient. The benefits are obvious. Not only does an energy efficient home save you money on bills while helping to protect the environment, but it also means that you get to enjoy living in a space filled with the latest design and tech innovations.
So how do you build an energy efficient home? Here are a few considerations.
3 Things That Will Help You Build a More Energy Efficient Home
· Start with smart design
By applying a number of basic design principles and tools, you can dramatically increase the efficiency of your home. For example, by blending indoor and outdoor spaces or designing rooms and halls to move air naturally, you can see a vast decrease in air-conditioning usage. Strategic consideration of the sun, cool roofs, and a wide variety of other techniques make it easier than ever to build an efficient home.
· Fill it with the latest tech
There is no shortage of sleep new tech toys that are changing the way we use energy. From energy efficient appliances and lighting, to solar water and energy tools, to efficient home automation programs that can be controlled from your phone, now options are popping up every day.
· Top it off with smart landscaping
There are a range of things you can do with your yard to leverage efficiency. A well-positioned tree can decrease cooling usage by as much as 25% by itself, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Speak With a Custom Home Builder to Learn More About Design an Energy Efficient House
This is just a quick overview of the many energy efficient possibilities. To learn more, speak with a custom home builder today.
Contact us using our convenient online form to learn more about building an energy efficient home, or call Beacon Construction Group at (561) 845-5130 today.