One of the highest costs of home ownership is energy. Because of increasing utility costs, consumers are seeking innovative and more modern solutions in order to make their homes more energy efficient.

There are many factors that go into creating an energy-efficient home. Among these are high quality, properly installed insulation, energy-efficient windows, properly sealed cracks or gaps in the house, and insulated wires, plumbing and piping inside the walls. Also, critically important are high-efficiency heating, cooling and ventilation systems, properly sized and installed duct work, well planned water management strategies, and energy-efficient appliances and lighting.