Have you been looking for a way in which you can lighten your carbon footprint? If you’re planning to remodel your home, keep a green mind! Reducing your home’s carbon footprint not only helps the Earth, but also cuts your utility costs and boosts your home’s resale value. As you plan your home remodel, make a “green” choice remodeling your home.
When creating an energy-efficient home, it is important to work with a strong design and build team. They will assess your home by using an energy audit to track all current energy usage and identify measures that you can implement to make your home more efficient. Don’t worry –you won’t need to seek and hire different teams to take on these tasks. This can all be done by the same Rossi Construction team that is helping you remodel your home!
While renovating your Tampa Bay home, there are a few options to consider:
Replacing the insulation in your home is a huge way to become more energy efficient. New insulation can preserve up to 80%of both hot and cool air in the room. There are many insulation options on the market today; when remodeling your home decide which will work best for you and the Earth!
Switch to ENERGY STAR Appliances
New ENERGY STAR Appliances have been made with the sole purpose to conserve energy and be more efficient. There are a variety of appliances with this recognition: refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, microwaves, dishwashers, and more. If you’re in the process of switching out your appliances, this is the perfect opportunity to go green!
When remodeling a bathroom there are multiple ways to contribute positively to the environment. Installing a new and eco-friendly shower may solve all your water preserving needs, and add to a greener world for you.
Install Weather Stripping
Installing weather stripping can prevent and minimize drafts from your windows and doors. It is a low cost, effective way to make your home energy efficient.
Our Design-Build Team here at Rossi Construction is ready to take on your energy-efficient home remodel in Tampa Bay, Florida! Whether your plans call for a kitchen or bathroom renovation or a full home remodel, our team is here to help. We’ll guide you in finding the right balance of energy-efficiency for your home. Contact us today to get started.