Rising fuel prices, environmental awareness and technological innovations all contribute to the popularity and demand for more energy-efficient homes. If you’re considering designing a new home, or are renovating your existing one, energy efficient products, systems and practices are a great investment.
Energy efficiency and energy conservation might seem like the same thing, but they’re actually two very different concepts with the same end goal — saving more energy. An energy efficient home will save you more money, but you can reduce your bills even more by conserving as much energy as you can. Read on to learn about the […]
The energy-efficient home involves all systems working together. Your heating and cooling systems use about half of your power annually, and focusing on maximum performance at minimum cost is part of the whole-house concept.