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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

New Home Building Guide

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Enjoy our new home building guide below, and be sure to download our 98 page free book, on the subject of home planning. Take advantage of all the articles on this site in order to learn how to build your …

Building an Energy Efficient House

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There are many ways of building an energy efficient home. Some work better than others, but combinations of these ideas can save a lot of money on your utility bills for years to come. Building an Energy Efficient House: Size …

Green Home Building Tips

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Green construction has become a very broad field in recent years. These green home building tips will clarify the differences in green home building techniques. This article is designed to help you to examine what you really want from your …

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 …

Build on Your Lot

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From my experience most contractors and home builders are happy to build on your own lot. Whether you are selecting your lot from a development or planning to building on a larger tract of land, any reputable contractor or home …

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 …

Green Home Construction

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Green home construction is a very popular topic, but what is it? What makes green home construction green? The fact is that there is no central standard for exactly what green construction is, but there are certain principles and categories …

Building Energy Efficient Home

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There are many different ways of building an energy efficient home. While traditional construction can be made more energy efficient than in the past, alternative and panelized materials often yield high R-values as well as a much faster construction time, …

New Home Building Process Checklist

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Use this new home building process checklist to plan your home. It is important to build the house in your mind before you hire a contractor to physically build it. Reinforce your ideas with pictures and diagrams. Have a clear …

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? …

Affordable Home Building Tips

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When reading about affordable home building tips, you will notice that most sources feel you must give up something to afford your home. This is only occasionally true. Often, by shopping wisely, considering all the possibilities and being a bit …

Green Home Building Overview

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There are many types of green construction, the best and worst will be discussed in my green home building overview. Technically most green construction is any building process that saves energy, produces energy, or doesn’t cause excessive pollution. For some …

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 …

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