Green Home Design Concepts

What motivates people today when making decisions about their new home? Does it cost more money to make wise choices for the future? Are there solutions that pay dividends?

Does the news of increasing energy cost, pollution, global warming, or future energy shortage influence our choice of a new home?

If you’re planning to design and build a home in the future, energy conservation techniques should be incorporated. Let’s explore several basic design considerations that make a SunTerra home a more energy-efficient home without sacrificing comfort, affordability and resaleability.

Building Shape

Building Orientation

Room Location

Window Placement

Earth Sheltering