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Quick Guide: Energy Star New Home Program

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When building your future new home or selling newly built houses always consider certifying is to the Energy Stars standards.  Energy Star is a U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps raise the design and construction standards above most homes on the market.  The energy efficiency savings can be of upwards of 30% […]

Thinking of Building a New Home? Here’s How to Save $2,042 Per Year.

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Written by Rafal Olan Thinking of building a new home? Today we are fortunate to build and live in the Arkansas’ Entergy territory.  As of this year, the New Homes Program was rolled out that offers generous incentives for builders and homeowners to build energy-efficient homes.  The program is structured around its electrical savings for […]

Quick Guide: HERS Index Score

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Written by Rafal Olan The “Home Energy Rating System” (HERS) is a nationally recognized system for an analysis of a home’s energy efficiency.  This includes protocols for inspecting a home, various testing methods, and all the calculations needed for a most accurate breakdown of house’s energy usage.  The outcome of all these inputs into a […]