High Performance Builder Spotlight: Ideal Homes
The Builders Challenge is helping to change the face of home energy efficiency by promoting the technical pathways to cost-effective, high performance home construction, and by recognizing the industry leaders who maximize home energy performance. This High Performance Builders Spotlight shows what it takes for Ideal Homes to build energy efficient homes that exceed the EnergySmart Home Scale Rating (E-Scale). Ideal Homes explains the construction techniques used and how they worked with vendors to build an energy efficient house using Energy Star appliances, energy efficient lighting and products, improved insulation techniques, and much more. Download this white paper to learn more about Ideal Homes and how to apply their building technologies to your new green home.
- Wall construction and insulation
- Energy Star appliances
- high efficiency heating and cooling systems
- EnergySmart home scale rating