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What is a Zero Energy Ready Home
What Is A Zero Energy Ready Home?

A zero energy ready home produces as much energy as it consumes. This leaves residents with a net zero energy bill.  Sounds quite nice, right?  The zero energy concept stems from energy-efficient building designs. Back in the 1970s, when energy efficiency became a greater concern, it was hard to imagine...

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Personal Care Products
The 20 Best Eco-Friendly Care Products For Women

We’ve become much more conscious of what we put into our bodies. It’s easy to find organic food up and down the aisles of your local grocery store. With all the attention we put into keeping the chemicals out of our food, we sometimes don’t think about the other ways...

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Eco-Friendly Kitchen Cleaners
Learn More About Eco-Friendly Kitchen Cleaners

The Environmental Working Group examined the safety data of over 1000 ingredients used in commercial household cleaning products. They found that half of these products contain ingredients harmful to the lungs. It’s convenient to buy household cleaners and use them without a thought, but for every toxic cleaner out there,...

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Eco-Friendly Pet
9 Tips For The Eco-Friendly Pet Owner

According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), it’s estimated that U.S. households own a total of 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats. In a time when we’re trying to be more earth-conscious, do we pause to think about the environmental impact of over 165 million pets? Collectively, our...

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New Year Resolutions for the Home
? 5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR THE HOME ?

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...

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Holiday Waste
♻️ Make the Season Greener: Reduce Your Holiday Waste ♻️

During the holidays, Americans produce 25% more holiday waste. That equates to 1 million extra tons of trash each week from Thanksgiving to New Year…or a whopping 25 million tons total.  This year, put Mother Nature on your Christmas list and give her the gift of a cleaner, greener planet...

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Amazing Products
THE ECO-FRIENDLY KITCHEN: 10 AMAZING PRODUCTS

The United States is home to approximately 5% of the world’s population, yet we generate 40% of the world’s waste! To put it in perspective, the average citizen throws out 4 pounds of trash per day (that includes food waste). That’s 1,460 pounds of trash per year! It’s time we...

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Sustainable Products
LIVE RESPONSIBLY: THE 20 BEST SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS

Here at Brite Homes Florida, we believe in living life responsibly and sustainably. We are in the business of building eco-friendly, solar-powered homes, after all. With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of what we think are the 20 best sustainable products on the market (from...

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Eco-Friendly Holiday
THE ECO-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY: 15 ENERGY-SAVING TIPS

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...

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