May 26, 2015

Splashing Through Summer!

2015-05-26T13:19:40+00:00 May 26th, 2015|

Cooling off with a dip in the Indian River, Atlantic Ocean, area lakes, and of course, backyard swimming pools, is one of the best aspects about living on the Space Coast!

Mar 17, 2014

Top-10 Housing Market Trends to Watch in 2014

2014-04-10T19:13:45+00:00 March 17th, 2014|

Last month, Forbes published a piece on the top-10 trends for the U.S. housing market in 2014 based on analysis by national industry experts. Read on for a snapshot of these trends – many of which coincide with the trends cited by local experts, including LifeStyle CEO Jordan Luhn, in a recent Florida Today article.

Feb 24, 2014

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

2014-02-24T02:47:08+00:00 February 24th, 2014|

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 [...]

Feb 2, 2014

Tracing Our Roots in Solar Powered Homes

2014-02-18T18:26:37+00:00 February 2nd, 2014|

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 [...]

Jan 26, 2014

Follow the Money in Solar Power Policy

2014-01-27T21:16:29+00:00 January 26th, 2014|

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 [...]

Oct 13, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: A DOE Research Partner

2013-10-13T22:11:41+00:00 October 13th, 2013|

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 [...]

Sep 23, 2013

LifeStyle Homes Phoenix Success Story

2013-10-11T18:54:17+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|

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 [...]

Sep 15, 2013

Brevard Builder of Solar-Powered Homes

2013-10-11T18:55:10+00:00 September 15th, 2013|

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? [...]

Sep 8, 2013

Brevard Solar-Powered LifeStyle Homes

2013-10-11T18:55:53+00:00 September 8th, 2013|

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 [...]

Aug 25, 2013

Brevard County Solar-Powered Builder

2013-08-25T21:11:25+00:00 August 25th, 2013|

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(SM) homes and truly remarkable solar-powered HERS 0 (zero), Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) homes offer our customers game-changing home energy cost savings as well as significant family home health benefits. Both [...]

Aug 11, 2013

Brevard Solar-Powered LifeStyle Homes

2013-08-11T21:17:52+00:00 August 11th, 2013|

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 [...]

Aug 4, 2013

Brevard Net Zero Missing Ingredient II

2013-08-13T14:19:41+00:00 August 4th, 2013|

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, [...]

Jul 14, 2013

Energy Efficient Homes for Brevard

2013-07-14T21:42:09+00:00 July 14th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - July 14, 2013 - LifeStyle Homes is proud to be the leading builder of energy efficient homes for Brevard County, Florida. Our customers are reaping many benefits. First, our guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes deliver significant family health benefits by cleaning up indoor air quality - responding to the fact that the [...]

Jul 7, 2013

LifeStyle Homes-Big Energy Week Ahead

2013-07-07T22:33:03+00:00 July 7th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - July 7, 2013 - A big energy efficiency week is coming up for LifeStyle Homes. It's time for the annual Southeast Builders Conference in Orlando, hosted by the Florida Home Builders Association. A number of your LifeStyle friends will be going to see what's new in building products and technologies. High on [...]

Jun 23, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Cost Neutrality For You!

2013-06-23T22:23:46+00:00 June 23rd, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - June 23, 2013 - When considering the purchase of a guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) or remarkable Net Zero Energy, Sun Powered, SunSmartPV(SM) home from LifeStyle Homes in Brevard County, Florida, you would do well the keep the principle of COST NEUTRALITY in mind. The bottom line of COST NEUTRALITY is that you [...]

Jun 16, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Good Design Always Wins

2013-06-16T20:59:02+00:00 June 16th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - June 16, 2013 - Being among the leaders in building high performance homes, both our guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes and our truly remarkable Sun Powered Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) homes, we at LifeStyle Homes eagerly await the arrival of each issue of GreenBuilder magazine, perhaps the leading magazine devoted to energy [...]

Jun 9, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Green or Energy Efficient?

2013-06-09T22:07:29+00:00 June 9th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - June 9, 2013 - At least two good things happened at this week's National Association of Home Builders Spring Board of Directors meeting in Washington, DC. A whole lot of home builders from all across the nation gathered to share stories of market recoveries in their home areas. That was one activity [...]

Jun 2, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Market Rebound is Here!

2013-06-02T23:26:56+00:00 June 2nd, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - June 2, 2013 - No matter where you look, evidence of housing recovery is plain to see. The widely regarded Case Shiller Home Price Index reported historic double digit percentage price gains in the last year across the national housing market. This is astounding news and most welcome, not only for the [...]

May 26, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Happy Memorial Day!

2013-05-26T23:40:56+00:00 May 26th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - May 26, 2013 - All of us at Brevard County builder LifeStyle Homes wish you the very best for a happy Memorial Day. May it be a blessing for you all and the beginning of a great summer in the Sun. As the Nation's leading builder of guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes [...]

May 19, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Attitude Is Everything

2013-05-19T22:31:56+00:00 May 19th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - May 19, 2013 - It has been an interesting and exciting week at LifeStyle Homes! With the departure of our wonderful CEO, our management team has been digging into their new tasks and have vowed to take the company to new heights. Positivism rules, and there is an even higher appreciation of [...]

May 12, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Hail and Farewell

2013-05-12T22:09:03+00:00 May 12th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - May 12, 2013 - Brevard County Home Builder of Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) and guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes, LifeStyle Homes, is pleased to announce that our great CEO, Jake Luhn, son of company co-founder, John Luhn, is leaving us to accept a dream position as the Number One Assistant Men's Basketball [...]

May 6, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Things You Can Count On

2013-05-06T02:33:20+00:00 May 6th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - May 05, 2013 - In a world that sometimes seems out of control, it's nice to gather together things you can count on. Most often, it's people you trust, who you know will be there for you whatever. If you've got a couple of those, count yourself lucky. Sometimes, maybe just a [...]

Apr 28, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Brevard County Homes

2013-04-28T23:31:18+00:00 April 28th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - April 28, 2013 - Last week we discussed how the Brevard County home builder, LifeStyle Homes, has become a national leader in constructing and selling truly remarkable Net Zero Energy Homes. There magical homes, which we  brand LifeStyle SunSmartPV(SM) homes, generate as much electrical power from the free power of the sun [...]

Apr 22, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Free Electricity for LIFE!

2013-04-28T22:02:26+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - April 21, 2013 - Free Electricity for LIFE is what you get with a Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) home from LifeStyle Homes in Brevard County, Florida. How can that be, you ask? Actually, how it works is pretty simple. It's also automatic, requires no moving parts and is completely silent. Best of [...]

Apr 14, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Net Zero Energy Homes

2013-04-14T02:56:03+00:00 April 14th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - April 14, 2013 - Reasonably priced new homes that make as much electricity as they use are NOT a fantasy of the future. At LifeStyle Homes, we are building Net Zero Energy homes in Brevard County (Osceola County, also) today, and our wonderful customers are buying them. Those great people wouldn't be [...]

Apr 8, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Come On, The Water’s Fine

2013-04-08T04:26:24+00:00 April 8th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - April 7, 2013 - If you are reading this blog post north of the Mason-Dixon Line, you may be wondering when spring will finally reach you. Not to gloat, but even with a cooler than normal spring in Florida, we're seeing low 80's during the day and high 60's at night. Everything [...]

Apr 2, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Two New Communities!

2013-04-02T12:37:16+00:00 April 2nd, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - April 2, 2013 - You deserve a heads up for good news if you are a regular reader of this blog! LifeStyle Homes is excited to announce we're on the way to building our guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes and our remarkable HERS 0 (zero) Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) homes in two [...]

Mar 28, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Congratulate Yourself!

2013-03-28T15:28:41+00:00 March 28th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - March 28, 2013 - If you own a LifeStyle Homes Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV home, you have our permission to feel pretty proud about what you are doing for your family and for the environment also.  Your home makes enough electricity from the free power of the sun to provide all you [...]

Mar 18, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: A Fine Start with HERS 59

2013-03-18T02:17:06+00:00 March 18th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - March 17, 2013 - At LifeStyle Homes we are focused on building homes that provide Free Electricity for LIFE! We can do that for you right now. Just choose one of our truly remarkable LifeStyle SunSmartPV(SM) homes. What we're still working on is making these homes more affordable so that they could [...]

Mar 12, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: A Net Zero Energy Leader

2013-03-12T20:08:35+00:00 March 12th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - March 12, 2013 - We reported in this blog last week that as a national leader in building Net Zero Energy homes, LifeStyle Homes has been invited to participate in a major conference focusing on getting more Net Zero Energy homes built in North America. This conference, to be held this fall [...]

Mar 4, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Invited to Energy Meeting

2013-03-04T03:24:49+00:00 March 4th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - March 03, 2013 - We are pleased at LifeStyle Homes to have received an invitation recently from the Net-Zero Energy Home Coalition of Canada to attend a groundbreaking international energy summit in San Diego, CA, this fall focused on advancing net zero  energy home construction across North America. Regular readers of this [...]

Feb 18, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Consumer Energy ALERT!

2013-02-18T01:10:01+00:00 February 18th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - February 17, 2013 - In one sense, we are delighted when our customers tell us other builders are telling them, "We build our homes just like LifeStyle does." or, "We put the same stuff in ours that they do to make their homes so energy efficient." The good part of that is [...]

Feb 10, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: FLASH! Now, It’s HERS 59!

2013-02-10T05:33:43+00:00 February 10th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - Sunday, February 10, 2013 - LifeStyle Homes is proud to announce that we are advancing our minimum performance HERS guarantee for our SunSmart(SM) homes from HERS 60 to HERS 59. One number may seem like a small change, but it's not! We have to claw and scratch for every bit of gain [...]

Feb 4, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Old, New & Something Red

2013-02-04T05:16:22+00:00 February 4th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - February 03, 2013 - OK, so it doesn't rhyme, but we think of red all the time. LifeStyle Homes began building high quality homes for the great people of Brevard County back in 1984. Our first logo was hand painted red on white in a style not too much different from what [...]

Jan 6, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Better Than a Health Club

2013-01-07T01:13:25+00:00 January 6th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - January 06, 2013 - It's great to join a gym in January, but less than half of folks who do will still be using their memberships after 90 days. A better idea might be to join the family of LifeStyle home owners and do some permanent good for your health and the [...]

Dec 26, 2012

LifeStyle Homes: Best Idea for New Year’s

2012-12-26T19:11:33+00:00 December 26th, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - December 26, 2012 -If you didn't move fast enough to take advantage of our astounding stocking stuffer offer, you still have time to give your family the ultimate gift for the New Year: A Brand New Home from LifeStyle Homes! OK, so it's a bit late to GET one by New Year's [...]

Dec 10, 2012

LifeStyle Homes: Our Net Zero Journey

2012-12-10T03:32:08+00:00 December 10th, 2012|

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 [...]

Dec 3, 2012

LifeStyle Homes: V.I.P. Blogger Speaks Out

2012-12-03T17:37:39+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|

Melbourne, FL -December 02, 2012 - This week we are proud to bring you a very special message from LifeStyle Homes regarding our plans for the future. You don't want to miss this. Read along and we bet you'll able able to figure out who our mystery guest blogger is. "Can one person make the [...]

Nov 26, 2012

LifeStyle Homes and Turkey Sandwiches

2012-11-26T03:46:08+00:00 November 26th, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - Sunday, November 25, 2012 - Some things just go together, like happy Thanksgiving family gatherings hosted in your  brand new energy efficient home from LifeStyle Homes.  We are happy to say a lot of nice families have enjoyed that combination for the first time this week. Hopefully some of them had enough [...]

Nov 18, 2012

LifeStyle Homes: You Are Thankful, Right?

2012-11-19T01:13:03+00:00 November 18th, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - November 18, 2012 - Sure, there is turmoil and uncertainty, not to mention pain, but through it all most Americans have a lot to be thankful for. We sincerely wish you are among them. At LifeStyle Homes, we have so much to give thanks for and so many to thank that it [...]

Oct 10, 2012

LifeStyle Homes – Elevate Your Profile!

2012-10-11T18:02:09+00:00 October 10th, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - October 07, 2012 - It's not often you get the chance to own the very best of something without having to pay a premium for it.  If you enjoy the idea of stepping out by stepping up, read on. We are offering you an opportunity to establish genuine leadership and be admired [...]

Oct 1, 2012

LifeStyle Homes: Forget Sticker Shock!

2012-10-01T02:30:12+00:00 October 1st, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - September 30, 2012 - In our view, Southwest Airlines is the new Delta, and thank goodness there is one. The September edition of the Southwest Spirit inflight magazine includes an interesting  article on "Environomics", written by Lisa Holton, who makes the point that up front sticker shock is preventing more rapid adoption [...]

Sep 9, 2012

LifeStyle Homes: Moving Ahead with RESNET

2012-09-09T23:40:23+00:00 September 9th, 2012|

Melbourne, FL September 9, 2012 - We have discussed before in this blog the good work the U.S. Department of Energy has been doing to encourage the Nation's home builders to build more energy efficient homes. It was under the auspices of a DOE project, the Building America program, that our building science friends at [...]

Jul 23, 2012

We Would Like to Know Your Opinion

2012-07-23T05:38:47+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - July 22, 2012 - Next week, the annual Southeast Builders Conference will be held in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Home builders from sixteen southern states have been invited to come, and LifeStyle Homes will be well represented. You've got to believe that anything we can learn that will make [...]

Jul 16, 2012

Customer Satisfaction: Our Primary Goal

2012-07-16T06:48:18+00:00 July 16th, 2012|

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 [...]

Jul 1, 2012

A Clear Focus on Ownership Cost Savings

2012-07-09T02:29:52+00:00 July 1st, 2012|

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 [...]

Jun 25, 2012

It’s That Time Again for the Third Time

2012-06-28T14:14:54+00:00 June 25th, 2012|

Melbourne, FL - June 24, 2012 - NUTS! Another storm! The third one of this very young season. Let's hope that this time, all of you within range of significant summer storms are thoroughly prepared for whatever Mother Nature brings. Your writer could open a refreshment stand with the stock of sodas, sports drinks and [...]

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