Posts Tagged: Brevard County Real Estate

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet Joanne Nesbitt & Glenn Kreag

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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!

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.

LifeStyle Homes Featured Community: Pineda Springs

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With all the great schools, attractions, and conveniences afforded by living in North Melbourne, growth in this area is continuing at a healthy pace. And the introduction of LifeStyle Homes’ Pineda Springs neighborhood presents another opportunity for residents to build their dream home here.

LifeStyle Homes Featured Home: The St. Croix with Side Entry

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Anyone familiar with LifeStyle Homes’ portfolio of home plans is most likely familiar with our St. Croix. The St. Croix is one of the most popular homes in our collection. That said, we thought it was the perfect home to kick off our new monthly Featured Home spotlight.

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet the Van Bever Family

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When we at LifeStyle Homes finish building a new home for our customers, we hope it will be a haven for its owners—a place where their family will make lasting memories. That said, we were overjoyed when we heard that Brent and Michelle Van Bever—former high-school sweethearts who reunited after 33 years—were married in their new LifeStyle home this past March!

New Online Tool Takes You Behind the Walls of LifeStyle Homes

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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.

High Quality Construction Supports Energy Efficiency

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Melbourne, FL – March 02, 2014 – In our continuing quest toward our goal at LifeStyle Homes to provide affordable new homes that make enough electricity on their rooftops to sustain the families living in them and recharge two electric automobiles overnight, all for free, we often talk about high-tech things like the photovoltaic panels […]

There’s More to Energy Efficiency in New Homes Than Meets the Eye

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Melbourne, FL – February 23, 2014 – It might seem strange showing you an iceberg to make a point about solar-powered homes, but when we share the point, you’ll get it in a flash and maybe even roll your eyes. Wait for it… Here it comes…There’s more to energy efficient new homes than meets the […]

Understanding the Courage It Took to Go Solar

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Melbourne, FL – February 16, 2014 – A couple of weeks ago, we posted a blog in this space briefly recounting the historical development of the LifeStyle Homes Energy Efficiency Initiative.  You can find it two clicks to the right. The major purpose of that piece was to thank again our building scientist friends at […]

Tracing Our Roots in Solar Powered Homes

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Melbourne, FL – February 2, 2014 – We have often mentioned our building scientist friends at the Florida Solar Energy Center, in this Blog, and we have thanked them for their guidance and inspiration, but probably not often enough or strongly enough. The truth is, they showed us the way we have followed in our […]

Follow the Money in Solar Power Policy

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Melbourne, FL – January 26, 2014 – At Lifestyle Homes, we think it’s high time that government at all levels decides to get behind solar power as the ready-right-now way to attack our country’s energy crisis. We know what can be done, because we are doing it. Everything we learned about how to advance solar […]

Brevard County’s Economic Drivers Are Strong

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Melbourne, FL – January 19, 2014 – Our good friends over at Spacecoast Living magazine have included a special Discover Brevard section in January’s issue that paints an encouraging picture of our economic future. It touts the number of leading edge technology companies active in Brevard County, the high quality of jobs they offer and […]

Our New Website is Here and We’re Celebrating!

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It has been under development for months now, and here it is! At LifeStyle Homes, we are excited about our website’s new look and much-improved functionality.  If you are reading this, you have already reached our front porch. Welcome! Look around, and share our excitement. When you browse the navigation bar, you’ll first come across […]

LifeStyle Homes Thanksgiving Preview

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You know our dream at LifeStyle Homes. We are on a quest to offer affordable homes that generate sufficient electricity from rooftop photovoltaic panels to power the home at no cost (figured over a year’s time) plus pay for recharging two electric automobiles sitting in the garage overnight.

LifeStyle Homes Congratulates FSEC on Grant

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LifeStyle Homes is pleased to let you know that the Florida Solar Energy Center has been awarded a major grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to work on making it easier for Floridians to add solar energy to their existing homes.

LifeStyle Homes: Accelerating Toward Goal

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We have told you our goal is to offer affordable new homes that make all the electricity they need to support a family of five and produce enough surplus that can be sold back to the utility company to pay for recharging two electric cars overnight.

LifeStyle Homes: A DOE Research Partner

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Melbourne, FL – Sunday, October 13, 2013 – Since we returned from the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance Conference in Phoenix, discussions with the U.S. Department of Energy have accelerated regarding the possibility that LifeStyle Homes may agree to build a DOE Challenge Home to test the latest thinking of building scientists about how to […]

LifeStyle Homes School Renovation Update

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Melbourne, FL – October 07, 2013 – Returning to its roots, LifeStyle Homes has recently completed a major donation in kind by renovating the front office reception area of University Park Elementary School, here in Melbourne. “We love to do projects like this,” said Larry Hufford, Founding Chairman of LifeStyle Homes. “Remember, both my late […]

LifeStyle Homes EEBA Conference Report

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Melbourne, FL – September 29, 2013 – Our LifeStyle Homes blog this week is a continuation of our post last week. If you are new to LifeStyle Homes, please read last week’s post to get the entire story of the remarkable experience we enjoyed this week. We were pleased and excited to attend the annual […]

LifeStyle Homes Phoenix Success Story

Posted by & filed under Building Science, Buying a Home, Energy & Environmental Building Alliance, Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy, Florida Solar Energy Center, Net Zero Energy Home, New Homes Brevard County, Photo Voltaic, RESNET, SunSmart, SunSmartPV.

Phoenix, AZ – Yes, this is the LifeStyle Homes you know and love in Central Florida, only this week  some of us are in Phoenix, Arizona participating in the annual Energy and Environmental Building Alliance Conference, as guests of our building science friends at the Florida Solar Energy Center. We will have the great opportunity […]

Brevard Builder of Solar-Powered Homes

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Melbourne, FL – September 15, 2013 – You know how we at LifeStyle Homes, your Brevard builder of solar-powered homes,  keep going on about our dream of building affordable homes that make enough of their own electrical power to support the families that live in them PLUS re-charge two electric automobiles in their garages overnight? […]

Brevard Solar-Powered LifeStyle Homes

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Melbourne, FL – September 08, 2013 – Please click on the red text below to see the complete text of this blog. Of course, we hope you will want to read it all the way through, but what we really want you to see first is our brand new LifeStyle Homes corporate logo. It will […]

LifeStyle Homes Happy Labor Day Wishes

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Melbourne, FL – September 1, 2013 – Labor Day is one of our favorite holidays at Brevard County Builder LifeStyle Homes. It gives us a chance to reflect on the huge contributions of loyalty, skill, craftsmanship and professionalism we have received from our sub-contractors over the years. One of the things that distinguishes LifeStyle Homes […]

Brevard County Solar-Powered Builder

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Melbourne, FL – August 25, 2013 – LifeStyle Homes is proud to be your Brevard County Solar-Powered Builder. Our national-leading line of HERS 59 SunSmart℠ homes and truly remarkable solar-powered HERS 0 (zero), Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV℠ homes offer our customers game-changing home energy cost savings as well as significant family home health benefits. Both […]

Brevard LifeStyle Solar-Powered News

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August 18, 2010 – We are excited to announce that representatives from LifeStyle Homes, in Melbourne, will be traveling to Phoenix, AZ, next month to join our building science friends from the Florida Solar Energy Center in presenting the LifeStyle SunSmart℠ success story to attendees at the Excellence in Building Conference & Expo sponsored by […]

Brevard Solar-Powered LifeStyle Homes

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Melbourne, FL – August 11, 2013 – Standing for something and becoming known for it are important elements of success in business.  We hope you think of us as the only source of Brevard Solar-Powered LifeStyle Homes.  Our family-owned home building business started right here in Brevard County in 1984. Next year, we will celebrate […]

Brevard Net Zero Missing Ingredient II

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Melbourne, FL – August 04, 2013 – In last week’s discussion about the marvels of the Solar-Powered, Net Zero Energy Homes being built by LifeStyle Homes right here in Brevard County, we told you there was something left out of our story; the Brevard Net Zero Missing Ingredient. Like the eleven o’clock TV news people do, […]

Net Zero Energy Homes in Brevard

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Melbourne, FL – July 28, 2013 – LifeStyle Homes is proud to be the center for Net Zero Energy Homes in Brevard County. Our truly remarkable, Sun Powered, Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV℠ homes produce as much electricity as they’ll consume during a year’s time, giving rise to our positioning phrase, “Free Electricity for LIFE!” If […]

Building Science in Brevard County

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Melbourne, FL – July 21, 2013 – LifeStyle Homes is proud to be the center for Building Science in Brevard County, Florida. Our guaranteed HERS 59 LifeStyle SunSmart℠ homes are today affording their owners guaranteed 40 percent energy cost savings compared to comparable homes built conventionally and  whopping 70 percent compared to similarly sized homes […]