One of the most important considerations when building a home these days is ENERGY EFFICIENCY, which means integrating solutions into a home to lower the required daily rate of energy consumption.
Here are the 3 top reasons why you should build an energy efficient home.
- Reduce your carbon footprintIt is proven that installing energy efficient solutions can significantly reduce carbon emissions into the environment. The more homes which incorporate energy saving measures, the better the combined impact on our natural resources.
- Lower energy bills
With so much awareness nowadays of energy efficient home design and building, it is advantageous to incorporate things such as passive solar design, proper insulation, energy efficient appliances, LED lighting, double glazed windows and smart meters from the get go. Long term cost savings are guaranteed as your home will not require high amounts of energy consumption from heating and cooling and other electricity costs.
- Increased comfort and enjoyment
Energy efficient homes are known for being quieter and more comfortable overall. Homes with energy efficient appliances, good insulation and geographical site specific design create a healthier and less intense feeling which can be immediately felt and enjoyed.
There is no doubt that by building a forward thinking energy efficient home, you are adding value to your home now and into the future. If and when you want to sell your home it will certainly appeal to more potential purchasers.
Greenwood’s Electrical can offer valuable pre-build electrical consultations to ensure you are equipped with the best advice for your new energy efficient home. Call today to discuss this option.