4 Energy Saving Tips For Your Custom Home

4 Energy Saving Tips For Your Custom Home

When you work with Creekstone Architecture, our certified architects will help you completely personalize your custom-built home! While designing your home, it is important to consider adding energy-efficient materials and appliances to create a more sustainable home and environment. Sustainable architecture — or green architecture — is becoming more popular, and there are many ways to incorporate energy-saving techniques into residential architecture. In this blog, we’ll explore four tips to help make your custom-built home more energy efficient.

wood siding on new home

Utilize Green Architecture

Green architecture is becoming increasingly popular because of its ability to minimize negative environmental impacts without compromising the comfort of your home. Utilizing sustainable materials and design can help reduce energy costs. Consider incorporating eco-friendly building materials like recycled steel and wood, bamboo, or cork.

 smart thermostat

Choose Energy Efficient Appliances

When looking at appliances, it is essential to choose appliances that are energy efficient to improve your energy consumption and lower your energy bills. Installing devices such as thermostats, dimmers, and motion sensors can help reduce energy usage. Smart devices can also be programmed to control temperature, lighting, and other energy-saving features.

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Invest In Quality Insulation

One of the most vital elements of making your custom-built home energy efficient is investing in quality insulation. Not only will good insulation help keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, but it will also help seal off drafts and prevent energy loss.

solar panels on house

Incorporate Solar Power

When building your custom home, it’s important to consider incorporating solar power into your house to reduce your home's energy usage. Investing in solar panels can help generate clean energy and reduce your reliance on traditional sources of electricity.

Implementing these energy-saving tips can help make your custom-built home more energy efficient and cost-effective. Contact Creekstone Architecture if you’re interested in starting your sustainable architecture journey to get more information on our process!

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