Energy Efficient Upgrades

If you plan to design and build a new home or do an extensive remodel to an existing house, optimizing home energy efficiency requires a whole-house systems approach to ensure that all variables, details, and interactions that affect energy efficiency in your home are considered. In addition to occupant behavior, site conditions, and climate include:

  • Appliances
  • Insulating and air sealing
  • Lighting and day lighting
  • Space heating and cooling
  • Water heating
  • Windows, doors, and skylights