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Custom Home Builder Tips to go Green in Your New Custom Home

Once you decide that a custom home is what suits you better to express yourself and to match your lifestyle, you will realize that you can also choose to build an environmentally friendly home. In fact, you can choose how green your home can be. There are many benefits of green building, but one of the most important is making your home a healthier place for you and also for the planet. Learn more about it in our article Three Important Facts you need to know about Sustainable Building.

Choose the Right Home Builder

Sunset Homes is a proud member of Built Green, and as an experienced Calgary Custom Home Builder, we can help you along the building process and guide you to make environmentally friendly choices. In addition, there are many benefits of owning a Built Green Certified Home. If you wish to go green in your new custom home but you have no clue where to start, there is no need to feel overwhelmed check out all the tips we have for you.

Space Use is Important for your Custom Home

When thinking green, space use is an important consideration. Ask your design team and custom home builder to consider using your new home space as efficiently as possible and to point out right from the design phase the various energy and environmentally friendly items that can add efficiency to your home.  When seeking energy efficiency, some excellent options to consider for your custom modern home in Calgary are tankless water heaters or solar powered heaters.

Budget Savers to Go Green in Your New Dream Home

If you wish to add items that will help you save in the long run, there are small additions that will help your budget. Consider Energy Star Appliances, they help reduce energy costs, and you can choose their size depending on your household needs. You can include air cleaners, washers, and dryers, dehumidifiers, freezers, and refrigerators. Additionally, when seeking energy efficiency, some excellent options to consider for your custom modern home in Calgary are tankless water heaters or solar powered heaters.

Roofing Option for Your Custom Infill

Wood, metal or rubber are great building materials to consider when planning a durable and environmentally friendly roof. An advantage of using metal roofing is that it can last up to 50 years, can be recycled, and they are fire resistant. Check out more Types of Roofing Materials to Consider for your Custom Home.

Are you ready to build a custom home with us? Contact Sunset Homes today; we will gladly prepare a free quote and give you more information about our custom luxury homes and major renovations.

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Too Long Didn’t Read (TLDR)

Choose a Calgary Custom Home Builder that can guide you on every step to make your home be environmentally friendly and have an efficient use of the space. Include also small budget saving changes such as choosing energy efficient appliances.  

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