Monthly Archives:: May 2012

Beryl: Our Unwelcome Memorial Day Guest

Posted by & filed under Builder's Joy, Storm Readiness.

Melbourne, FL – May 27, 2012 – A week after Antonio came calling, which prompted us at LifeStyle Homes to remind all of you to check your stocks of storm supplies, here comes Tropical Storm Beryl to visit our next door neighbors in northeast Florida. Could this be the weirdest storm track ever? So, friends […]

Uh Oh, Alberto Says, “Hello, Get Ready!”

Posted by & filed under Builder's Joy, Building Science, DOE Challenge Home, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, Florida Green Building Coalition, Green Building, Green Homes, Harmony Florida new town, Lake Nona Medical City, Living at Home, Sun Powered Homes, SunSmart, SunSmartPV, Viera New Town, Water Star.

Melbourne, FL – May 20, 2012 – Yes, friends and neighbors, it’s that time of year again when we should all take stock of our readiness to make it through another season of possible inclement weather. This Sunday evening, Tropical Storm Alberto is stumbling around offshore near Jacksonville, sort of like a drunken sailor. Chances […]

LifeStyle Homes Ups the Quality Challenge

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Melbourne, FL – MAY 13, 2012 – The phone calls and emails have been flying furiously this week between LifeStyle Homes in Melbourne, FL, and leading officials of the Department of Energy in Washington. Now that DOE has released the particulars for their second generation Builders Challenge program, they have been recruiting builders to commit […]

We’ve Been Counting Up Energy Efficiency

Posted by & filed under Builder's Joy, Building Science, Buying a Home, Energy Star, Florida Green Building Coalition, Florida Solar Energy Center, Green Building, Green Homes, Harmony Florida new town, Lake Nona Medical City, Living at Home, New Homes Brevard County, Saving Energy, Sun Powered Homes, SunSmart, SunSmartPV, Viera New Town, Water Star.

Melbourne, FL – May 06, 2012 – We’re getting ready to introduce a new feature on our LifeStyle Homes website that will display up to date numbers for guaranteed HERS 60 SunSmart℠ homes and Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV homes built to date. Every time we complete another of these remarkable homes, we’ll update the numbers […]