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Information related to green building and building energy efficient new homes.

Average Square Foot Price of Building a Home

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When researching the average square foot price of building a home, you may find a lot of confusing and conflicting information. Clarifying the confusion over materials costs, shell cost, and overall cost of a finished home can make home construction …

How to Select a General Contractor When Building a Home

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Learning how to select a general contractor when building a home is one of the most important steps in building a dream home. The final decision is often a matter of personal taste, but weeding out the contractors and home …

Steps to Building Your Own Home

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There are more steps to building your own home today than ever. The new changes require much more research and shopping than in the past. New innovations in energy efficient, green housing have created many choices in materials. The advancements …

Building a Home on a Budget?

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Long ago, before there were building inspectors or home loans, our forefathers went out into the wilderness, and put up a log cabin in a day and didn’t even have to think about building a home on a budget. That …

Building a Small Energy Efficient House

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Building a small energy efficient house, can provide energy savings for years to come. Fewer cubic feet of space means lower cost when heating and cooling, but less space coupled with energy efficiency and perhaps a few solar panels could …

New Home Building Information

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Looking for new home building information is easier than ever today on the Internet. As you look around for information there are many new developments you need to be aware of. You might want to investigate green construction, average cost …

Custom Home Building Advice

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When it comes to custom home building advice, the best advice is to know what you want, and to be determined to get it. That may sound simple but it is not what most people do. This custom home building …

Residential Home Building Process

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The residential home building process has become much more widely varied in the past decade. New green technology and concern for energy efficiency led to some major changes and a wide array of options in the building process. The importance …

Free Home Building Information

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This site offers volumes of free home building information. There are many great articles to be found here on every aspect of home planning, home loans, and home building. We welcome you to read articles about all sorts of construction …

Green Home Building Companies

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There are many different types of green home building companies, green architects and green homebuilders. It is vital to first determine what you mean by green, before you look for a builder. There are degrees and types of green construction, …

Build a New Home on Your Lot

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So you want to build a new home on your lot in the country? Many people inherit family farm property, while others have an opportunity to purchase a tract of land in the country. It is always exciting to build …

Checklist for Building a Custom Home

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Below I’ve put together three separate checklist for building a custom home. I hope you find them useful. Checklist for Building a Custom Home: Concept • Will this home be of architectural value? • Is the design creative and artistic? …

Energy Savings When Building A New Home

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Energy savings when building a new home is increasingly more important to people building a new home. With the price of electricity and fuels at all time highs and mortgage rates at all time lows, it is only sensible to …

Green Home Building Techniques

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Truly green home building techniques and materials are based in a philosophy that dates back to the 1960s. Back in the sixties there was a growing concern for ecology and also for fairness and equality in society. We are seeing …

Healthy Home: Top 9 Healthy Homes Tips

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Building a healthy home will pay healthy dividends for years. With that said, it’s important that when home building to plan and design your new home as healthy as possible. Here are 9 suggestion to make your new home as …

Energy Efficient Home Building

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There are many reasons why energy efficient home building is worth the extra cost up front. Energy efficiency is a major consideration when buying a home, and would positively impact your resale value if you ever decided to sell. As …

Types of Home Building Contractors

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There are as many types of home building contractors as there are types of homes built. Understanding the different types of home builders will help you in selecting the right home builder for your job. Types of Home Building Contractors …

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