There comes a time each week when the priority for action becomes deciding what to write about in this week's blog post. That sometimes leads to one of two activities: 1) Checking out other builders' blogs to see what neat ideas might be found there, and 2) Looking back over past LifeStyle Homes blog posts for stories [...]
Oh boy! This is COOL! Our net zero energy home (the one we've been writing about in this blog of late) has just been selected to be the featured Showcase Home of this fall's Parade of Homes sponsored by the Home Builders and Contractors Association of Brevard! This is in recognition of it's unique status as the first photo voltaic powered [...]
Absolutely! Astute people are doing it every day in every housing market in the country. What makes them astute is that they have the far-sightedness to see that the current housing situation is only temporary. They understand that it presents a genuine opportunity to make a wise decision. They know that demand for new homes will strengthen, and [...]
We've been sharing with you for some time now our excitement about our first-ever "net-zero" energy home that generates electricity with a photo-voltaic system embedded in its roof tiles. Well, this week we have another photo to show you of this home in its newly completed state. You can see the PV panels in the upper center of [...]
LifeStyle Homes completed its first zero-energy home in August 2010. Final inspection and testing of the home resulted in a HERS Index of-6, exceeding the Builders Challenge level of performance.