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

Trends in Building and Home Construction

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Building and home construction are arts that expresses changes in society’s technological and economic needs and desires. Today’s arising needs and living situations are increasingly different from those that created and evolved the modern home in the 1940s and 1950s. …

New House Building Checklist for Completing a Shell

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Use this new house building checklist for completing a shell to insure that you have considered all the costs and labor involved in taking your home from shell to completion. Be sure to download our free 98 page book and …

Advantages of Buying a New Construction Home

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The advantages of buying a new construction home are vast for many people. While some people prefer a stately historic home, it simply isn’t for everyone. There are both advantages and disadvantages in purchasing a truly historic home, but few …

Building Your Own Green Home

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Building your own green home is the obvious choice for success in the 21st century. With utilities on the rise, energy efficient green housing is definitely the way to go. Also with the recent increase in natural disasters, the strength …

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 …

Home Builder Estimates

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When choosing a home builder or contractor, you should get between three and five home builder estimates. Understanding and comparing these estimates, will lead you to one of the most important decisions involved in building your home. Choosing the right …

Home Building Contractors

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It is important to remember that home building contractors are all unique. Just like all talented people, they have specialties, personal tastes and a general style which shows in their work. Just as you wouldn’t ask Rembrandt to copy Picasso, …

Building a Energy Smart Home

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With energy prices rising, building a energy smart home is more important than ever. A large part of balancing a modern budget is keeping the utility costs down, especially for families making house payments. Fortunately, today it is very easy …

Home Building Tips and Tricks to Save Money

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There are many home building tips and tricks that will help you save money on your new home. Some tips are in the plans, others involve doing some of the work yourself, and still others involve loans. Some save a …

Cost of Building Your Own Home

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The cost of building your own home depends largely on your decisions in the process, and what your budget is. There is a wide-range of choices in many different price ranges, and traditional stick building is only one of those …

Green Home Building Ideas

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In order to truly understand green home building ideas, you should first understand the ideals of the people who pioneered the technology. The affordable green building ideology began in the 1960s. The field very quietly continued to grow despite the …

What Questions to Ask Home Builder

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If you are preparing to visit a home builder or contractor for the first time, you may be wondering what questions to ask a home builder or contractor about building your dream home. By now you should have a clear …

Energy Efficient Home Building Information

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Before you build, be sure to research energy efficient home building information. Energy efficiency is one of the most important aspects of building in the 21st century. There are new building materials and methods that home builders and home buyers …

Tips for Buying New Construction

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Building a new construction home can be overwhelming with choices and decisions. There are many tips for buying new construction you’ll want to learn about. Here we’ll go over four tips to get you rolling. Let’s begin. Tips for Buying …

Custom Home Building Plans

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There are several ways to obtain custom home building plans. A quick search on line will help you find numerous ideas. One can hire an architect, find an existing plan to bring to an architect, find a home builder who …

House Building Tips

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Home building is now a rapidly changing industry, so we have created these house building tips to help you stay current. Home building is no longer limited to traditional framing. The need for energy efficiency has led to a vast …

Steps to Building a House

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The need for energy efficiency has created an entirely new set of steps to building a house. Not since the advent of electricity and indoor plumbing has home building been so revolutionized. The new standard for homes is called green, …

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