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Builders who construct homes exceeding the minimum energy efficiency required under the Energy Efficiency Standards add important tangible benefits for homebuyers. Homebuyers have become increasingly aware that careful design, proper selection of materials and equipment, and quality construction practices are needed to create a truly comfortable and energy efficient home. They recognize the added value of energy efficient features and look for them to not only keep their energy bills low, but also to create a healthy, safe, and durable home. Learn how some builders are incorporating energy efficient features, showcasing them and selling these homes.


Video of HVAC and Building Pressures

HVAC and Building Pressures

Charlie Gohman of the Arizona Department of Commerce explains how properly designed and installed duct systems can prevent pressure imbalances in the house, leading to energy savings as well as safer and more comfortable homes.

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