October 6th marks America’s very own Energy Efficiency Day. This one-day event is a “collaboration effort of dozens of energy efficiency advocacy groups around the United States.” The message of the day is straightforward. Basically, Its mission is to save money, cut pollution, and create jobs.
According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), not only does using energy wisely contribute to a better environment, but it saves lots of money as well. For instance, the ACEEE estimates that
Energy efficiency upgrades to affordable mutifamily homes could yield tens of millions of dollars in utility bill savings for households over the next 20 years.
At The BOLD Company, we believe in energy-efficient homes. In fact, our Green-Built homes are customized to meet the standards of the Energy Star program. We are an Energy Star partner and strive to save energy in homes and businesses through energy-efficient products and practices. Additionally, BOLD is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) which strives to meet green building guidelines. NAHB’s Green Building Certification Program ensures that seven qualifications are met by a third-party verifier. The qualifications include:
- efficient resources
- conservation of water
- appropriate lot preparation and design
- indoor air quality
- operation, maintenance, and education
- global impact
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For more info on building energy-efficient homes, please contact one of our team members today. We would be happy to discuss the ‘green’ options for customizing your dream home.