Oct 31, 2017

LifeStyle Homes Completes 100th Solar Home

2017-10-31T10:25:35+00:00 October 31st, 2017|

LifeStyle Homes has finished its 100th solar home! Located on Hiawatha Way in Melbourne Beach, this solar home represents the completion of a longtime goal for LifeStyle, as well as a significant achievement for Space Coast residents embracing clean energy. This milestone home is a LifeStyle custom home that sits at 3,205 living square feet. [...]

May 30, 2016

How Can Solar Power Improve Our Future?

2016-06-14T13:36:08+00:00 May 30th, 2016|

... There is no denying that the personal advantages are important, especially in tough economic times. Solar currently offers several financial and other pros that will become even more significant over time.

May 17, 2016

Here’s What Net-Zero Energy Looks Like

2016-05-17T14:05:43+00:00 May 17th, 2016|

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.)

Jan 4, 2016

Fun Facts on Solar Homes!

2016-01-04T14:12:14+00:00 January 4th, 2016|

In celebration of the recent news that the federal tax incentive for solar installations has been extended for an addition five years, we thought we’d share some fun facts on solar power.

Aug 17, 2015

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

2015-08-17T16:13:49+00:00 August 17th, 2015|

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.

Mar 9, 2015

Six Reasons to Support Solar

2015-03-09T13:06:06+00:00 March 9th, 2015|

Solar is an incredibly important technology and will drastically impact our society’s future. Take a look at the ASES’s list. Solar supporters, what other points would you like to add?

Aug 19, 2014

Re-Cap of FGBC’s GreenTrends 2014 Conference

2014-08-19T13:52:22+00:00 August 19th, 2014|

LifeStyle team members enjoyed spending a portion of last week at GreenTrends 2014—an annual conference presented by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). The conference fosters the growth of sustainable, green building throughout Florida.

Jul 28, 2014

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet the Collver Family

2014-07-28T12:41:30+00:00 July 28th, 2014|

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.”

Apr 22, 2014

Celebrating Solar on Earth Day

2014-04-21T12:35:31+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|

On April 22, 1970 — the first Earth Day — millions of Americans came together to fight for a clean, sustainable environment. At that time, the general population knew little about solar power and the massive impact it would eventually have on the conservation and protection of our planet.

Mar 31, 2014

Happy Anniversary to Us! LifeStyle Homes is Celebrating 30 Years in Business!

2014-04-02T01:27:30+00:00 March 31st, 2014|

It was in April 1984 that two former school teachers, Larry Hufford and John Luhn, built “The Challenger” – a 1,360 square-foot model home in Palm Bay. The completion of this home signified the launch of LifeStyle Homes. Today, exactly 30 years later, the LifeStyle team is looking back at all the achievements, milestones, and turning points that got us where we are today.

Mar 24, 2014

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet The Adams Family

2014-03-24T13:48:50+00:00 March 24th, 2014|

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.

Mar 4, 2014

SPECIAL SOLAR PROMOTION!

2014-03-04T19:59:25+00:00 March 4th, 2014|

If you’re thinking of building a solar-powered home with LifeStyle Homes, now is the time to make your move! For the next two months, LifeStyle Homes is offering an additional 15% off our new, lower solar-system prices.

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 16, 2014

Understanding the Courage It Took to Go Solar

2014-02-18T18:02:37+00:00 February 16th, 2014|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Nov 11, 2013

LifeStyle Homes Congratulates FSEC on Grant

2013-12-20T03:42:39+00:00 November 11th, 2013|

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.

Sep 29, 2013

LifeStyle Homes EEBA Conference Report

2013-10-11T18:53:43+00:00 September 29th, 2013|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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