High Performance HVAC Design

S6, E10: Designing Your HVAC System for Comfort & Efficiency

S6, E10: Designing Your HVAC for Comfort & Efficiency We’re Not Cooling the Neighborhood: HVAC Comfort & Efficiency It is the best of both worlds – being nice and cozy when it’s cold out and staying cool and comfortable when it’s a scorcher. And it all starts with the design and installation of your home’s …

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High Performance Home Excavation and Foundations

S6, E8: High-Performance Home Foundations

S6, E8: High-Performance Home Excavation & Foundations More than just a hole in the ground and formed concrete, the excavation and foundation of a high-performance home may seem simple but paying attention to building science during this phase is crucial to homes that are more durable and comfortable. Joining us in studio is Chris Pedigo, …

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Choosing Insulation When Building a New Home

S6, E2: The Wild & Cozy World of Home Insulation

S5, E2: The Wild & Cozy World of Home Insulation Packages When building a high-performance home, it’s what is on the inside that counts the most. In this episode of┬áThe Art of Custom, we take a deep dive into one of the most critical aspects of energy-efficient building – insulation. Building an insulation package that …

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Energy Efficient Home Building Guide

S5, E8: Energy Efficient Building Special

S5, E8: Energy Efficient Home Building Special Energy Efficiency Day 2022 is October 5, so we’ve put together a special episode that focuses on the benefits of building a green home! Your host, Kim Hibbs, will take you through the latest developments in energy-efficient building practices and walk through the practical results you will see …

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Meteorologist Scott Connell Severe Weather Home Building Podcast

S5, E7: Safe at Home During Extreme Weather

S5, E7: Safe at Home During Extreme Weather There’s no place like home, and what a different story it would have been had Dorothy made it to the storm cellar in time. As more extreme weather events pop up around the country and world, builders are finding systems and techniques to protect their clients’ investments …

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Hibbs Healthy Homes Builder

S5, E2: Building Healthier Homes

S5, E2: Building Healthier Homes What makes a home healthy and why does it matter? Since the early 2000’s, sustainability has pushed the fundamental way we build and live in our homes. LEED certification, passive homes, EnergySTAR, and the list goes on – with a variety of different approaches to building a sustainable home, though, …

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Custom Home Built by Hibbs Homes in Woodland Hills, UT

What Makes a High-Performance Home Different?

What Makes a High-Performance Home Different? If this is your first time building a new home, you may be wondering what exactly is a high-performance home? Put simply, a high-performance home is built with a reliance precision, superior processes, and the high-quality materials. Sometimes called sustainable or green homes, high-performance homes are measured and compared …

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Heatlhier Custom Homes

5 Ways the Pandemic is Changing Home Design

Home has taken on a new meaning and importance for all of us since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. As our homes turned into our offices, movie theaters, and Friday night date spots, we started to see where we needed more counter space for food prep or where we needed better lighting to work …

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5 Important Safety Items For Your Home

When it comes to home safety, we all want to believe we have nothing to worry about. The truth is, an emergency can happen to anyone, at any time, which is why it is important to be prepared. Having the right safety items on hand will go a long way in preventing or minimizing an …

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Hibbs Healthy Homes

Building Healthier Homes: Indoor Air Quality

Building Healthier Homes by Design How the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home Impacts Your Health New parents know all too well the weight of responsibility and overwhelming love that leads to middle-of-the-night checks on little ones – just to be sure that their little chests are rising and falling as they sleep. It is …

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