S5, E7: Safe at Home During Extreme Weather

Meteorologist Scott Connell Severe Weather Home Building Podcast

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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S5, E2: Building Healthier Homes

Hibbs Healthy Homes Builder

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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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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S2, E7: High-Performance Insulation 101

Owens Corning insulation benefits for building your custom home

Season 2, Episode 7: High-Performance Insulation 101 Bonus Materials: Guide to Construction Lending In today’s episode, we’re talking about the most important element of any custom home – insulation. As a high-performance home builder, Hibbs Homes knows that insulation and your home’s thermal envelope are key decisions in the process of building better homes. You …

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Do Green Homes Have a Higher Resale Value?

Do green homes have a higher resale value?

Green home building isn’t just a construction industry buzz word, it is a body of home construction techniques and practices that are becoming increasingly important to homeowners and homebuyers alike. The methods result in homes that are more energy-efficient, require lower maintenance, and healthier than typical new construction homes.   Energy-efficient, sustainable homes are characterized …

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