Posts Categorized: Net Zero Energy Home

LifeStyle Homes Wins Platinum Award at Parade of Homes Awards Banquet

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, LifeStyle Homes Models, LifeStyle Homes: Featured Home, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, New Homes Viera, Press Releases, Town of Viera.

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Thank you to the judges of the Brevard County Parade of Homes for selecting LifeStyle Homes as a Platinum Award winner. LifeStyle walked away with top honors in our price category during the HBCA of Brevard Parade of Homes awards gala held last Friday evening.

HBCA’s Spring Parade of Homes Starts on Saturday

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The Homebuilders and Contractors Association of Brevard’s (HBCA) Spring Parade of Homes kicks off this Saturday. LifeStyle Homes is once again entering our model home in Viera’s Seville at Addison Village neighborhood.

Join Us for the Treasure Coast Parade of Homes

Posted by & filed under 4 Lakes, Indian River County New Homes, LifeStyle Homes Models, LifeStyle Homes: Featured Home, Net Zero Energy Home, Sebastian Home Builder, Sebastian New Homes, SunSmart, Vero Beach Builder, Vero Beach Solar Powered Home.

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The LifeStyle team is excited to once again participate in the Treasure Coast Parade of Homes. The Spring Parade starts this Saturday, March 4th, and runs through Sunday, March 12th.

4 Lakes: Two BIG Events Happening this Week

Posted by & filed under 4 Lakes, Indian River County New Homes, LifeStyle Featured Community, LifeStyle Homes: Featured Home, Net Zero Energy Home, Sebastian Home Builder, Sebastian New Homes, Vero Beach Builder, Vero Beach Solar Powered Home.

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Our brand-new Monterey model will be open to the area’s real estate professionals on Thursday evening, followed by a grand opening celebration, open to the public, on Saturday afternoon.

3D Virtual Walkthrough of the LifeStyle Monterey

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Homebuilding Trends, Indian River County New Homes, LifeStyle Homes Models, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, New Homes Viera, Vero Beach Builder, Vero Beach Solar Powered Home.

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A new technology has emerged to give homebuyers an immersive online experience. Matterport® services allows potential homebuyers the opportunity to virtually walk through a home.

LED Lighting: A New Standard At LifeStyle Homes

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Energy Efficiency, Florida Solar Energy Center, Green Building, Green Homes, Indian River County New Homes, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, New Homes in Palm Bay, New Homes Merritt Island, New Homes Viera, Sebastian Home Builder, Sebastian New Homes, SunSmart, Vero Beach Builder, Vero Beach Solar Powered Home, Zero-Energy Ready Home.

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A bit of persistence on our end, coupled with manufacturers’ declining costs, has moved us to a point where it makes sense to include LEDs in our homes.

Here’s What Net-Zero Energy Looks Like

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Florida Power & Light, Florida Solar Energy Center, Net Metering, Net Metering Policy in Florida, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, SunSmart, Vero Beach Builder, Vero Beach Solar Powered Home.

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This chart provides a month-long visual representation of a solar system’s energy production. On certain days, the solar system produced more energy than its owners used (represented by points with negative kilowatt hours.)

LifeStyle Homes: Winner of Two Platinum Awards for the 2016 Treasure Coast Parade of Homes!

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Florida Solar Energy Center, Indian River County New Homes, Net Zero Energy Home, Sebastian Home Builder, SunSmart, Vero Beach Builder.

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LifeStyle Homes was proud to have two model homes to showcase in last week’s Treasure Coast Parade of Homes. Even better, the LifeStyle team walked away with two Platinum Awards, plus a Merit Award for Best Kitchen!

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet Joanne Nesbitt & Glenn Kreag

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Energy-Savers Spotlight, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, Sebastian Home Builder, Sebastian New Homes, Vero Beach Builder, Vero Beach Solar Powered Home.

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No doubt, Joanne Nesbitt and Glenn Kreag love the outdoors. The couple takes pleasure in wildlife photography, kayaking, and traveling—even having journeyed as far as Antarctica!

COMPLETED: The Space Coast’s First and Only U.S. Department of Energy “Zero-Energy Ready Home”

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, DOE Challenge Home, Florida Solar Energy Center, HERS Index Score, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes in Melbourne, SunSmart, Zero-Energy Ready Home.

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It’s been a long road, but we did it! LifeStyle Homes has successfully built the first and only U.S. Department of Energy “Zero-Energy Ready Home” in Brevard County.

NOW SELLING! Pineda Springs–Phase II

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, LifeStyle Featured Community, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, Pineda Springs, SunSmart, Zero-Energy Ready Home.

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LifeStyle Homes is proud to announce that new home sites in Phase II of Pineda Springs are officially on the market! With the success of Phase I, we are thrilled to release more estate-style properties in this wonderful neighborhood.

Can Solar Panels Increase the Value of Your Home? Yes!

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Florida Solar Energy Center, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, SunSmart, Zero-Energy Ready Home.

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We at LifeStyle Homes have promoted the idea that adding a solar system to your home’s rooftop will not only increase its value, but help it sell quicker if and when you decide to move. And new research recently released by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California is supporting this claim.

Progress Report: DOE “Zero-Energy Ready Home” Taking Shape in Pineda Springs

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… There are very few homes built to this caliber of energy-efficiency in the United States, so we are very gratified to be building the first one of its kind on the Space Coast.

Keeping Up with the “Clean-Energy Revolution”

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Florida Solar Energy Center, Net Metering Policy in Florida, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, SunSmart, Tesla, Zero-Energy Ready Home.

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…In an effort to keep this momentum going, as well as help disseminate information on solar’s growth throughout the world, LifeStyle Homes recently launched a new page on our website called: The Clean-Energy Revolution.

We’re Breaking Ground on the Space Coast’s FIRST Department of Energy “Zero-Energy Ready Home”

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Builders Challenge Home, Florida Solar Energy Center, Green Building, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, Pineda Springs, Zero-Energy Ready Home.

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With building strategies determined, the home site selected, the plans engineered, and building permit in hand, we are finally ready to break ground on this remarkable home!

Solar’s Potential To Significantly Slow the Pace of Global Warming

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, Florida Solar Energy Center, Green Homes, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, New Homes in Melbourne, SunSmart.

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“Crazy As It Sounds, Solar Could Be The World’s Most Important Energy Source By 2050.” Recently, Fast Company published this story citing that solar energy is in position to “meet an ever-increasing share of energy demand.

Please Welcome the Newest Addition to LifeStyle Homes—A Tesla Model S!

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Energy Efficiency, Florida Solar Energy Center, Green Building, Green Homes, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, Solar-Powered, Sun Powered Homes, SunSmart.

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This all-electric vehicle represents the most efficient, technologically advanced vehicle on the road today. If you’re wondering why LifeStyle invested in an electric vehicle, allow us to explain.

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet the Collver Family

Posted by & filed under Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Building Science, Energy Efficiency, Energy-Savers Spotlight, Florida Power & Light, Florida Solar Energy Center, Net Zero Energy Home.

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Seven years ago, LifeStyle Homes built a home for Pam Collver’s parents in Titusville’s Sisson Meadows. Pam and her husband, Charlie, were “impressed with the quality of construction and attention paid to even the smallest details.” So, when it came time to build their own home, the couple says “LifeStyle was their first choice.”

LifeStyle Homes Featured Community: Cross Creek Lake Estates

Posted by & filed under 30 Years in Business, Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Building Science, Energy Efficiency, Florida Solar Energy Center, Green Homes, Net Zero Energy Home, Sebastian Home Builder, Sebastian New Homes.

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Last week, we officially opened the doors to our newest model home in Cross Creek Lake Estates. While we’re elated about the opening of this model home, we’re also extremely proud to be one of the preferred builders in this gorgeous Sebastian neighborhood.

New Online Tool Takes You Behind the Walls of LifeStyle Homes

Posted by & filed under 250 SunSmart homes, Brevard Solar Powered Homes, Florida Solar Energy Center, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, SunSmart, SunSmart Cutaway.

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We at LifeStyle Homes are proud to roll out our LifeStyle SunSmart℠ cutaway tool. This new online tool gives you the opportunity to virtually see behind the walls of our homes, thus allowing us to demonstrate to you our better way of building.