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June 3, 2015

Energy Star


ENERGY STAR is an energy efficiency program for new construction homes that combines efficiency, durability, comfort, and indoor air quality.  Every Niblock Home is ENERGY STAR certified and verified by a 3rd party.  There are several benefits of living in an ENERGY STAR home such as effective insulation, tighter construction, tighter ducts, and lower cost of ownership just to name a few.

By using less energy for heating, cooling, and water heating, ENERGY STAR certified homes deliver approximately 20% savings on annual utility bills.   Over the 7-8 years that a typical family lives in a home, you can save thousands of dollars in maintenance costs.

In ENERGY STAR certified homes, comfort is ensured with consistent temperatures between and across rooms; indoor air quality is enhanced by reducing dust, pollen, bugs, and excessive humidity; and durability is improved with comprehensive water protection, windows that block damaging sunlight, and better grade equipment.

The energy used in our homes often comes from the burning of fossil fuels at power plants. So, by using less energy to operate, ENERGY STAR certified homes help to prevent air pollution—an added benefit for today’s environmentally-conscious consumer looking for “green” choices.

All ENERGY STAR homes must be a minimum of 15% more efficient then the latest code.  We take that a step further with our homes being 30% more efficient then code.

Visit any of our communities today to learn more about Niblock’s ENERGY STAR homes!


Ginny Moore

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