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Green Building Materials

Green Building Materials

Posted In Energy Efficient Homes, Green building materials, Green Home Builders

Building materials are considered “green” if they reduce harm to the environment or human health, such as by improving energy efficiency, reducing the carbon footprint, or minimizing waste. Here’s a closer look at 10 popular sustainable building materials: Certified Lumber […]

May 1, 2017 Read More
Advantages of Solar Energy

Advantages of Solar Energy

Posted In Energy Efficient Homes, Green building materials, Green Home Builders, Home Services

With the increasing popularity of solar energy in recent times, it’s no secret that the technology has many advantages. If you’re a homeowner considering making some upgrades to your residence, now is the time to get to know more about […]

April 7, 2017 Read More

Garbett Homes Partnership With Energy Department

Posted In Buying A New Home, Custom Home Builder, Design Ideas, Energy Efficient Homes, Green Home Builders

Garbett Homes, a Department of Energy (DOE) Housing Innovation Award winner, announced their commitment to certify all 15 single-family homes in the new community of Treseder at Little Cottonwood as DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes.

June 25, 2015 Read More

Smaller, Cheaper, More Flexible — And Other Ways New Homes Are Changing With The Economy

Posted In Energy Efficient Homes, Green building materials, Green Home Builders, Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Building

Money troubles, difficulty getting financing and competition from overabundant, cheap existing homes keeps forcing many smaller home builders out of business.

March 17, 2014 Read More

Dine In Style, Kitchen Design Dos And Don’ts For 2014

Posted In Energy Efficient Homes, Green building materials, Green Home Builders, Items for your home, New Home Building

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of your home. It is where you prepare all of your meals and it is often a hub of family activity. When you host a party, the action often ends up […]

January 27, 2014 Read More

How To Interview An Architect When Building A New Home

Posted In Energy Efficient Homes, Green Home Builders, Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Builders, New Home Building

Making the decision to build a home might be one of the biggest you make in your life. You’ve found the perfect plot of land and have a vision of what type of home you want, but you need someone to […]

September 18, 2013 Read More
Benefits Of Owning A Green Home You May Not Have Considered

Benefits Of Owning A Green Home You May Not Have Considered

Posted In Green building materials, Green Home Builders, Home Builders, New Home Building

Going green is not just a new trend; it is a way of life that benefits not only the environment, but also your health — and your pocketbook. Green living cuts down on carbon emissions and creates a healthier environment […]

May 22, 2013 Read More
Choosing “Green Homes”

Choosing “Green Homes”

Posted In Energy Efficient Homes, Green building materials, Green Home Builders, Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Building

“Green” homes can be great for the environment and can save you money over time. For environmentally-conscious homeowners wanting to minimize their footprint and their energy bills, there are four areas upon which to focus. In-Home Energy-Efficiency According to the […]

January 8, 2013 Read More