Saving money, helping the environment, and decreasing risk are some of the advantages when you Build a New Home for Excellent Energy Efficiency.
Even a home that is only 5-10 years old can be outdated when it comes to Energy Efficiency. There are some superficial changes that can be made to help improve the energy usage of an older home. Installing LED bulbs, adding insulation and upgrading appliances can help, but they could be just masking underlying energy leakage.
Energy technology has advanced a lot in the last decade, but sometimes the construction industry doesn’t keep up. Flow Homes not only keeps up to date on all the latest technological advancements, but we ensure that the homes we build are as energy efficient as possible. When you choose to Build a New Home for Excellent Energy Efficiency there are many pros.
The most obvious benefit is cost savings. If your home uses less energy, you will pay less in utility bills. It’s difficult to give exact figures but a new homeowner can plan to save anywhere between $1500-3000 a year. Imagine what you could do with that extra money.
Of course, if you Build a New Home for Excellent Energy Efficiency you will save money. But all those monetary savings add up to planetary savings as well. Customer demand for green homes has only risen over the years. Government regulations and building specs have followed the trend. A new build home saves, on average, about 3400 kilowatts per year. That’s enough energy to run your television for 11 years!
Something that no one wants to think about it, is that in older homes there could be hidden dangers. Rusty pipes and fixtures could lead to a flooded house. But old or faulty wiring could lead to a disaster. The newer building methods and materials are much safer than previous ones. Piece of mind is perhaps the best reason to Build a New Home for Excellent Energy Efficiency.