Home builder offers energy efficiency guarantee

Home builder offers energy efficiency guarantee

Oregon home builder Stone Bridge Homes Northwest is offering to guarantee low yearly energy costs for new homeowners due to its high energy efficiency standards.

The company has been working with Earth Advantage as it builds new homes. During the process, inspectors evaluate just how energy-healthy each home is. That includes looking at everything from landscaping, flooring and framing to insulation.

Stone Bridge said their guarantee covers heating, cooling and water costs. It also includes what they call plug loads, or anything plugged into an electrical socket.

Read more at KGW.

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