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Tesla Solar Roof Cost, Current Wait Times, Other Solar Tile Options

2021-08-02T00:53:23+00:00August 1st, 2021|Energy Efficient Homes, Going Solar, Green Home Ideas, Home Energy Systems|

Tesla Solar Roof is currently on the version “V3” of its solar tile roof that was initially unveiled in 2016. Tesla’s BiPV (building integrated photovoltaics) solar tiles are made of hardened glass containing photovoltaic solar cells for energy generation. The latest iteration of the Tesla solar roof unveiled in October 2019 came with a promise [...]

Top 20 Big Ticket Home Improvement Ideas and Their Costs

2021-06-22T08:04:51+00:00June 13th, 2021|Architecture, Decks and Porches, Design, Energy Efficient Homes, Going Solar, Green Living, Home Additions, Home Improvement Costs, Remodeling Ideas|

Spring is just around the corner, which means that now is the perfect time to start planning to tackle your next major home improvement project! 😉 With that being said, here the top 20 big ticket home improvement ideas, plus their costs including materials and professional installation. 1. Building a Garage: Detached vs. Attached There [...]

Top 15 Solar Powered Home Designs, Plus their Costs in 2021

2021-05-16T07:37:53+00:00May 16th, 2021|Design, Energy Efficient Homes, Going Solar|

Fossil fuels like oil, natural gas, and coal (used primarily for electricity generation), are no longer the sole sources of energy for homes today. The third millennium is becoming increasingly more focused on renewable energy sources as a viable alternative to fossil fuels. In fact, PV solar power is one of the cheapest and most [...]

Top 10 Energy-Smart Home Improvements for Extreme Weather: Costs

2021-02-28T10:31:13+00:00February 28th, 2021|Energy Efficient Homes, Green Home Ideas, Green Living, Home Energy Systems|

Now is the right time to invest in energy-smart improvements around the house to make sure it’s ready to handle things like unforeseen power disruptions due to extreme weather, snowstorms, and other “unforeseen” surprises. 😉 Your imagination and your wallet are both screaming, “Go big or go home!”. So, what are some of the major [...]

Top 15 Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Their Costs in 2021

2021-03-07T10:34:04+00:00February 14th, 2019|Energy Efficient Homes, Green Home Ideas, Remodeling Ideas|

Energy efficiency is not just a trend that people with money follow because it’s cool to be green. No. It’s a real way to reduce your carbon footprint and your monthly costs in the long run. It’s true that big changes like switching to solar energy require significant investments but you will recover and even [...]

Top 20 Tiny Home Designs and their Costs

2019-02-19T02:31:37+00:00January 26th, 2019|Architecture, Design, Energy Efficient Homes, Green Home Ideas, Home Designs, House Design, Tiny Houses|

If you don't want or can’t afford a brand spanking new, five bedroom home that occupies 4,000 sq. ft., don’t despair! ;) There’s still a chance for you to live the American dream! Let us present the top 20 professionally designed tiny houses. It’s true that a family of four will probably have some problems [...]

Top 15 Energy Efficient Homes and Costs – Illustrated!

2020-12-24T14:54:16+00:00January 12th, 2019|Architecture, Energy Efficient Homes, Green Home Ideas, Home Designs, House Design|

Most people don’t think about energy efficiency, Eco-friendliness, or environmental considerations when buying or designing and building the house of their dreams. Perhaps this happens due to a general lack of knowledge and understanding of the many great benefits of green home design, budget worries, or other factors. Regardless, making your house more energy efficient [...]