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How to Leverage Sustainable Design-Build Ideas for Your Custom Home

How to Leverage Sustainable Design-Build Ideas for Your Custom Home

All of that said, you’ll probably want to aim for the stars when it comes to making your custom home as sustainable as possible. Let’s find out more!

The tastes and sensibilities of the younger generations are becoming more evident. More and more, the homeowners of today tend to be younger and have still-growing families. Despite what you might believe, you don’t need to be wealthy to initiate construction on a custom home. Getting into a new-construction neighborhood allows you to take advantage of some prime real estate. All of that said, you’ll probably want to aim for the stars when it comes to making your custom home as sustainable as possible. Let’s find out more!

Revamp the Traditional Layout Configuration

One way to radically differentiate your custom home from that of your neighbors is to reimagine the way that ordinary floor plans are laid out. Bring the natural landscape of your property into play – a beachfront cottage will be much different than a single-family house in a typical suburban cul-de-sac. Plus, this construction method is easier on your wallet and the environment. Why is this the case? Because you can minimize material waste and also mitigate lighting, heating, and ventilation concerns.  

Make Use of Alternative Energy Sources 

Most homes still use electricity or natural gas as their primary source of power. However, when your custom home is being assembled, you can afford to be a bit more creative. In other words, make use of alternative energy. Solar panels and geothermal heat can generate the electrical power you need while cutting back on the utility bills associated with it.  

Think Carefully About the Requisite Materials 

Different types of residences call for different types of material resources, levels of labor intensity, and divergent fabrication techniques. Once upon a time, wood was considered to be the king of eco-friendly construction materials. However, technology has marched on since then. These days, you can expect other materials such as cement, aluminum, glass, ceramics, brick, and steel to make a huge impact on the look and feel of your home from top to bottom. Also, since they can be recycled multiple times, this can also be tremendously beneficial to the environment around you. 

Contact Accessible Home Builders Today

Here at Accessible Home Builders, we’re proud to say we’ve been building and remodeling homes since 1994. In that time, we’ve serviced the areas of Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Selbyville, Seaford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Laurel, and more communities within Delaware. We work to guarantee a high level of professionalism, dedication, and the use of quality materials to ensure our customers have the home they deserve.

To get in touch with us, give us a call at our office at 302-663-0464, send us an email at info@accessiblehomebuilders.com or visit us in person at 28412 DuPont Blvd, #103 Millsboro, DE 19966. Alternatively, give our satellite office a call at 302-628-9571, which is located at 500 W. Stein Hwy. Seaford, DE 19973. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay updated on what we’re up to next!

We are proud to be recognized as “Southern Delaware’s Best Home Remodeling” Company for 2020 by Metropolitan Magazine.  We work hard every day to provide quality workmanship and service to create that new space or the new look you want in your home.  Call us today to discuss your next project.

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