Energy Efficiency Archives - Brite Homes

Grand Opening Interactive Retail Design Studio

North Port Store to Open in December On Friday, December 6, 2019, DLP Brite Homes, an energy-efficient home builder that offers the latest in sustainability at an affordable price, will open its first Design Studio, offering visitors a fun, hands-on and interactive experience. The Design Center, located at 14942 Tamiami Trail in North Port, will

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Do you know how energy-efficient your home is?  You should.  The one thing you should analyze is a home’s Home Energy Rating Score (HERS). This nationally-recognized system measures the energy efficiency of a property.    As we noted in our HERS Index guide, everyone has an incentive to pay attention to a home’s HERS rating. Because

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Happy New Year party

As 2019 quickly approaches, we begin thinking about the changes we’d like to make for the new year. Maybe this year you’ll eat healthier, or finally use that gym membership, or make a better effort to see that friend you always say you need to make a better effort to see. The New Year’s Resolution:

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wrapping Christmas present

The holidays are here. Living an eco-friendly lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the holidays. Try these tips for a more energy-efficient holiday season:   #1 SWITCH TO LED CHRISTMAS LIGHTS   LED lights can use up to 90% less energy than standard lights. In fact, 300 bulbs of the mini incandescent bulbs at 0.4

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HERS Index

The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is a nationally-recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) created the HERS Index and continues to maintain it. As a homeowner or a potential homebuyer, you should know what the HERS Index is and what a HERS score can

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Landscape

When people think of sustainable living, they often think of environmentally-friendly alternatives for the home: solar panels; energy-efficient appliances; hybrid water heaters; and low-impact, eco-friendly building materials. As green living continues building momentum, it’s time to begin thinking about how to take that ideology and expand it beyond the walls of your living environment. You can

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