Energy efficiency is all the rave right now. The more money it can save you the better. Just like you would shop for an energy efficient washer or dryer you also can shop for an energy efficient home builder. There are a lot of great benefits of owning an energy efficient home. Let’s start with the first benefit…
Energy Efficient Benefit #1- It saves you money
Whether it is an energy efficient home or just an energy efficient appliance, you will save a lot of money by purchasing an energy star rated product. For instance, Energy Star appliances can save you up to 30% a year your energy bill. An Energy Star home will save you an average of 20% annually on your energy bill.
Energy Efficient Benefit #2- It helps to improve the economy
Energy efficiency not only saves you money at home but it also helps the economy in more ways than you can probably imagine. Overall, energy efficiency is saving the government more than $500 billion in avoided energy costs. It has also created several hundred thousand jobs nationwide. And of course, it spurs new innovations in energy efficiency. It is a constant, “What will they think of next?”
Energy Efficient Benefit #3- It is good for our planet
You don ‘t have to give much thought into this one, the less energy we use the less natural resources we are using therefore cutting down on pollution. Today the United States is using 52% less energy than we were before energy efficient technologies were introduced. That means that is 52% less products and resources that we have to use therefore allowing those resources to stay on our planet longer. Energy efficiency is going to provide a better future for our children’s children.
Energy Efficient Benefit #4- Guaranteed comfort and peace of mind
In an Energy Star certified home you can ensure comfort and peace of mind with consistent temperatures across your home, an increase in indoor air quality with the elimination of dust, pollen, bugs, excessive humidity. The windows in an energy efficient home also help to block harmful sunlight that can cause UV damage to you and your furniture and flooring.
*Here at P&D Builders we take pride in ensuring that your home is built for energy efficiency. We are proud to announce that we are now a 3.0 ENERGY STAR home builder, making your new home more comfortable and reducing utility bills by making your home more energy efficient.Our Exclusive “SEAL-TIGHT” energy system is a complete program that produces the MOST Energy Efficient homes in the industry…and is STANDARD in every home we build!