The House Designers and ENERGY STARÂ® have partnered to offer consumers an exclusive collection of Green House Plans, which have all been awarded the â€œDesigned to Earn the ENERGY STARÂ®â€ credentials to promote green home building.
All ENERGY STARÂ® house plans include energy-efficient details and specifications for features such as tight construction and duct systems (specific to locality), properly-installed insulation, high performance windows, efficient heating and cooling equipment, and ENERGY STARÂ® qualified lighting and appliances to reduce energy costs by 20 to 30 percent.
Building a green home and purchasing eco-friendly products is important for consumers looking to create a healthy home environment and help save the planet. By purchasing ENERGY STARÂ® approved house plans from The House Designers, consumers will be able build a greener, healthier and more sustainable home.
Their newly launched ENERGY STARÂ® House Plan section, features green designs from The House Designers best-selling, most popular collections, as well as practical tips, information and product ideas on how to build a green home.
Consumers can learn what it really means to build a â€œgreenâ€ home including the latest eco-friendly products and technical information about building a green home like what is a HERS rater, the LEED program and the Green Label program in the Green Building article section.
Homes built using The House Designers’ â€˜Designed to Earn the ENERGY STARÂ®â€™ home plans must meet the EPA’s field verification requirements. The ‘Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR’ house plans will include all the details consumers and builders need to know to ensure the home meets ENERGY STARÂ® guidelines.