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Small House Movement: The Cost to Build a Tiny House – What to Expect?

2019-02-19T01:58:28+00:00February 18th, 2019|Design, Green Home Ideas, Green Living, Tiny Houses|

"Yea, I know what a tiny house is, I live in one." Many people who wake up every day in cramped living quarters feel like they ARE living in tiny homes. But there are folks, more and more as the years trickle by, who seek out smaller spaces, wanting a simpler, more efficient life. These [...]

Top 15 Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Their Costs

2019-02-19T23:43:44+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 Sunroom Design Ideas and Costs

2019-02-17T06:05:02+00:00January 12th, 2019|Architecture, Design, Green Home Ideas, Home Additions, Remodeling Ideas|

Sunrooms, sun porches and sun lounges, they all mean the same thing. It doesn’t really matter how you call it, we are talking about a room with large windows, and sometimes even a glass roof called conservatory designed to allow plenty of natural light in. Sunrooms are normally additions built and adjoined to the side of [...]

Top 15 Energy Efficient Homes and Costs – Illustrated!

2019-02-19T22:32:07+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 [...]

Cost to Build a Net-Zero Energy Home

2019-02-19T02:00:53+00:00March 11th, 2018|Green Home Ideas, Green Living, Home Construction, Net Zero Energy Homes|

Every year, net zero homes are built across North America at costs about 10% higher than the price of energy-hungry homes built to code. That is a fact. Components of a net-zero energy home via Heartland Homes With energy savings of $125-$200 per month, zero-energy homes quickly recoup the extra [...]