Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
That desire launched the company's journey on the high-performance path. The company has won multiple times in the U.S. Department of Energy's Housing Innovation Awards for single and multi-family projects built to the Zero Energy Ready standard.
At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, Stephen Myers, vice president, process control & improvement for Thrive Home Builders, talked about the company's transition as a business strategy and how that changed the way they think about their products in the marketplace.
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
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Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
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Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
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The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.
Diverse housing stock will play an important role in the neighborhood revitalization strategy.