Why Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Posted by on Nov 18th, 2010 and filed under Tech. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

When there is energy wasted, it is not just costing money it is also hurting the environment.  With the cost of fuel on the rise there are many people who are looking to build an energy efficient house and this will in turn help their electric bills lower.  It is a great thing that new homes are now being built to be energy efficient.

When you build an energy efficient home you will save money in the long run.  Some mortgage companies even will offer some incentives for people who are building to build an energy efficient home.  There are also federal tax incentives for people that have built these homes.  Also by building a new energy efficient home will only increase in value as there are many people that are looking to buy one.

By building an energy efficient home you can relax knowing that you have done a major part in conserving your planet.  There has been an estimation done that sixteen percent of greenhouse gasses which are produced in America do come from the energy that comes from homes.  This means that the less energy that is used, the less greenhouse gas is produced.

By building an energy efficient home there will be no cold breezes blowing through your home making it cold and at time very uncomfortable.  The new energy efficient home are protected against cold, heat, drafts, and moisture.  Inside air quality is not only better but temperature is also consistent.

When building a new energy efficient home there are other things to consider.  Energy efficient windows and doors, solar heat, water saving faucets, appliances that are energy efficient. There are many choices to make in order to go green by building a new energy efficient home should be one that you truly consider.

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