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"Most Wanted" Green Home Building Tips from Raleigh's Green Builders

Posted by Penny Hull on Tue, Dec 07, 2010 @ 06:12 AM

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If you're considering a home with green or energy saving features, you won't want to miss these articles. 

Learn about solar power cost, indoor air quality, rainwater collection and more - these are the questions that Raleigh's green home builders are answering most often.

Green Home Builders Raleigh1.  How Much Does it Cost to Add Solar to My Home?

What’s it cost to include solar power in a new green built home in the Raleigh area?  

Like everything you build into a Raleigh green home, it depends on how much you’re asking it to accomplish.

2.  How can a green home have cleaner, higher quality indoor air?

On average, people in our nation spend about 90% of their time indoors, with the majority of that time spent in the home. 

Here's how green home builders in Raleigh can make sure your home is healthier

3.  What's the difference between Bronze, Silver, and Gold certifications?

If you're considering a certified green home, your green builders in Raleigh will provide you with a certificate.  But what does Bronze, Silver, or Gold really mean, and which is best for you? 

4.  How do rainwater collection systems work?

Check out this video from the experts at Rainwater Solutions. 

Rainwater collection is not required for a green built home, but can be a great way to irrigate while reducing runoff.

5. What green home features are requested most often?

Everywhere you look, someone is touting "green" these days.  But what green features are homebuyers really after, and which pay off?

Learn about the green home features that Raleigh's green builders are working with most often, and decide if they're right for you.


ecoSelect Third Party Energy Certification –

The ecoSelect certification in your new home indicates that the construction is designed to provide higher levels of energy efficiency, per the national HERS index, with better indoor air quality and water efficiency than standard new homes.  We're not afraid to have third party inspectors check our homes carefully, for your piece of mind and long term value.  Learn more about new homes with lower energy costs, here.


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