My House My Home

Claudette Reichel  |  3/10/2005 12:31:01 AM

My House Family

When you build, remodel or buy a home, you have the power of choice. Use this science-based guide to take control of your investment and enjoy a high-performance home that offers so much more than shelter and style alone.

Click on the high-performance home principles and benefits below for planning checklists and articles that can help you shape your home to shape your future.

  1. Strategic investment-- for lasting benefits.
  2. Building science facts & fallacies -- what makes it all work (or not).
  3. Energy-efficient-- for high comfort with low utility bills.
  4. Earth-friendly-- to preserve our environment for the next generation.
  5. Durable-- to be free of moisture, decay and other problems and costs.
  6. Hazard-resistant -- to protect your family and home from hurricanes, floods, termites and fire.
  7. Healthy -- to live and breathe in a home that’s good for you and your loved ones – at any age and stage of life.
  8. Convenient and practical-- so you can spend your time and money on other things.
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