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 23, 2015

LifeStyle Homes Featured Community: Tuscany Estates

2015-03-23T13:32:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|

Don’t wait too long to secure your favorite home site in Tuscany Estates. This picturesque, ideally-located neighborhood has flown under the radar for quite some time, but more and more homebuyers are now taking notice of its many wonderful draws.

Jan 19, 2015

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet Mr. Ward Ahders

2015-01-19T14:33:58+00:00 January 19th, 2015|

Mr. Ward Ahders is among the first wave of Northrop Grumman families who are on the move here. LifeStyle Homes recently finished building his home—the LifeStyle Monterey—in the gorgeous San Marino Estates neighborhood.

Oct 13, 2014

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet the Harris Family

2014-10-13T13:02:48+00:00 October 13th, 2014|

Imagine coming home every night after work and discovering a natural spectacle taking place on Florida’s coastline. Such is now life for Terri and Dave Harris who recently moved into their LifeStyle home on A1A in Melbourne Beach.

Sep 2, 2014

How Smart Is Your Home?

2014-09-02T12:56:59+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|

Home automation is a simple, yet sophisticated method to manage security, lighting, HVAC, and access control in your home. With centralized control of these various systems it is possible to automate many of the daily changes that previously had to be adjusted manually.

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.

Aug 11, 2014

LifeStyle Homes Featured Community: Pineda Springs

2014-08-11T13:09:16+00:00 August 11th, 2014|

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.

Jul 14, 2014

The Return of Green Home Building

2014-07-14T12:40:14+00:00 July 14th, 2014|

The analysis of a recent report—which examined U.S. home builders’ adoption of green building practices in conjunction with consumer demand on a national level—can broadly be summarized by saying this: Green home building is becoming more and more important among builders and consumers alike.

Jun 30, 2014

Energy Savers Spotlight: Meet the Van Bever Family

2014-06-30T12:48:08+00:00 June 30th, 2014|

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!

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 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.

Mar 2, 2014

High Quality Construction Supports Energy Efficiency

2014-03-03T06:03:28+00:00 March 2nd, 2014|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Oct 27, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Tipping Point Forecast

2013-11-19T15:31:51+00:00 October 27th, 2013|

We are so used to paying hefty monthly electric bills and only people over 50 remember when gasoline sold for less than a dollar per gallon. Think what your life would be like with no electric bill and no gasoline purchases!

Oct 20, 2013

LifeStyle Homes: Accelerating Toward Goal

2013-11-19T15:38:42+00:00 October 20th, 2013|

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.

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 [...]

Oct 7, 2013

LifeStyle Homes School Renovation Update

2013-10-11T18:52:58+00:00 October 7th, 2013|

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Sep 1, 2013

LifeStyle Homes Happy Labor Day Wishes

2013-09-02T00:04:00+00:00 September 1st, 2013|

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 [...]

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 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 28, 2013

Net Zero Energy Homes in Brevard

2013-07-28T21:02:14+00:00 July 28th, 2013|

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(SM) 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 [...]

Jul 21, 2013

Building Science in Brevard County

2013-07-21T22:30:41+00:00 July 21st, 2013|

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(SM) 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 [...]

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 30, 2013

LifeStyle Homes – Energy Independence Day Would Help Us Stay Strong and Free

2013-06-30T18:53:35+00:00 June 30th, 2013|

Melbourne, FL - June 30, 2013 - It's a good thing that we pause each year in mid-summer to reflect on the heroic courage of our nation's founding fathers in declaring our independence on July 4, 1776. It is even more appropriate that we honor the servicemen and women who leave their families and loved ones behind and take their stand [...]

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 [...]

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