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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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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3 Questions to Ask About Your Builder’s Home Warranty

Building a new home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make. In addition to getting the most out of your investment, you also want to protect it. That’s why it’s important to ask about a potential home builder about their home warranty before signing with them. A clear understanding of what is covered under the warranty will ensure there …

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Financial Incentives & Tax Credits for Net Zero Homes

These days, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes more energy efficient not only to reduce their energy bills but to also reduce negative impacts on the environment. To do this, many have opted to upgrade their existing homes or build a new energy efficient home from scratch. These green homes are …

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Zero Energy Home Builder in St Louis

The Power of Zero: Inside Net Zero Home Building

  What is net zero home home building? Net-Zero , or as we call them at Hibbs Homes, “Hibbs Zero” is a type of home that is grid-tied, meaning they produce as much of the renewable energy as they consume on a yearly basis. The result is a dramatic reduction in energy bills, in some cases – …

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