... 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.
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!
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! LifeStyle Homes Prepares To Build U.S. Department of Energy “Zero-Energy Ready Home”
This home represents a whole new level of high-performance home building not yet witnessed on the Space Coast.
We at LifeStyle Homes are celebrating the completion of our 250th LifeStyle SunSmart℠ home! We couldn’t be happier to have built this milestone home for such a wonderful family - Mark and Beth Adams, and their adorable daughter Lily. The Adams family chose our Bimini home plan with some special modifications for their Indialantic property.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Melbourne, FL - December 09, 2012 - We thought you might like to read the short history of how we came to build guaranteed HERS 60 LifeStyle SunSmart(SM) homes and our truly remarkable Net Zero Energy LifeStyle SunSmartPV homes. It's an exciting story that proves good things actually happen to people who try to do [...]
Melbourne, FL - August 12, 2012 - If you have followed this blog at all, you know that LifeStyle Homes has been following the high standard of energy efficient performance set by the Department of Energy in its Builders Challenge program. This is one federal government initiative that in our opinion is brilliant - so [...]
Melbourne, FL - August 05, 2012 - At times, even we at LifeStyle Homes, who have been at the center of the energy efficiency revolution in new home building, are perplexed at what has happened ... and what hasn't. Thanks to our wonderful customers, we have enjoyed wonderful success with our guaranteed HERS 60 SunSmart(SM) [...]
Melbourne, FL - July 15, 2012 - In light of our policy statement regarding energy efficiency last week, it seems appropriate to re-visit a subject we have mentioned before in this blog. To recap last weeks statement, LifeStyle Homes appreciates the effort of the Building America program managers in the U.S. Department of Energy to [...]
A Statement of Energy Policy from LifeStyle Homes Melbourne, FL - July 1, 2012 - As regular readers of this blog no doubt know, the recent history of LifeStyle Homes has revolved around the Builders Challenge program from the Department of Energy in Washington. The Builders Challenge program led us to develop our SunSmart(SM) Energy [...]